Regulation

Cannabis and Isomers like Delta-8 in Spotlight at Federal Testing Meeting

During the SAMHSA Drug Testing Advisory Board meeting, officials discussed emerging trends with cannabis-derived isomers.

Enforcement

FDA Issues First Warning Letters on Delta-8 THC

The Food and Drug Administration letters came the same week New York regulators reiterated that THC products made from hemp are “strictly prohibited.”

New York

New York Regulators Reiterate: Delta-8, Delta-10 THC Products are “Strictly Prohibited”

A letter from regulators to Cannabinoid Hemp license holders and applicants aims to curb the proliferation of THC products made from hemp.

New York

New York Cannabis Regulators: Delta-8 THC is Definitely “Banned”

Rules to allow for delta-8 THC could come in the “future,” but in the meantime, those for CBD in food and beverages have been finalized.

Hemp

The Delta-8 Dilemma

A hemp-derived cannabinoid that supplies a high is roiling the industry, regulators, and health officials

United States

CANNRA Director on Delta-8 THC: “We Have Legally Created a Parallel Marketplace”

Gillian Schauer, who recently took the helm as executive director of the Cannabis Regulators Association (CANNRA), gave a presentation hosted by Colorado State University Pueblo.

Hemp

Hemp Funding, Delta-8 in Spotlight at National Ag Regulator Meeting

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture voted to support expanded funding for hemp, and heard from Greenwich Biosciences on delta-8 THC.

United States

CDC Issues First Health Advisory on Delta-8 THC, Citing Rise in Adverse Events

As individual states grapple with how to handle delta-8 THC, which has become widely available, federal agencies have been slow to respond.

New York

New York Regulators Set to Propose Adult Use Cannabis Rules, Approve First 36 Shops

Ahead of Monday’s Cannabis Control Board meeting, regulators released hundreds of pages of proposed rules for the adult use industry, and the first batch of shops set for approval.