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This Week in Virginia Cannabis News, May 22, 2022

Delta-8 THC Products Are Federally Legal Just Like Hemp, Appeals Court Rules

“A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit wrote in an opinion published Thursday that products containing delta-8 THC are generally legal because federal law defines hemp as “any part of” the cannabis plant, including “all derivatives, extracts, [and] cannabinoids,” that contains less than 0.3 percent delta-9 THC by weight.”

A Stoner’s Confession – How a World of Disinformation is Slowing Down Cannabis Legalization

We continue to emphasize that informing and education our politicians, law enforcement, and general public is one of the most important tasks for organizations like ours.

Hemp and marijuana are different; WV farms face stigma

Situations like this again emphasize the need for better education in regards to our industry.

VA Rejects Veteran’s Hemp Business Certification, Saying It Could Create ‘Appearance’ Of Endorsing Marijuana

Considering the benefits of cannabis for our veterans suffering from PTSD, it would be our wish that the VA be more supportive of those veterans that are looking to start cannabis-related businesses.

Suffolk police find 49 pounds of marijuana in vehicle hit by gunfire

“When officers arrived, they found two vehicles that were struck by gunfire, but no one was inside. No injuries were reported. According to the police department, one of the vehicles was seized and found to contain 49 pounds of marijuana inside.”

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