Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Student presentation on "How Farm Bill's legalization of hemp-derived CBD products could impact federal marijuana reform"
As mentioned before, the semester is winding down and students in my Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform seminar, soldiering on via Zoom, are making presentations on research topics of their choice. The third presentation slated for this week will focus on the the Farm Bill and federal reforms. Here is part of the student's description of the issue and some background readings she has flagged:
My presentation and my paper focus on how the legalization of hemp-derived CBD products, through the Farm Bill, could have an impact on the federal legalization of marijuana. A few sources I used to help with this research are:
Jeff Smith, What marijuana companies can learn from federal legalization of hemp, Marijuana Business Daily (Feb. 27, 2020).
Jeremy Burke & Skye Gould, States where marijuana is legal, Business Insider (Jan. 1, 2020).
Kimberly Holland, CBD v. THC: What's the Difference?, Healthline (May 20, 2019).
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Bill
John Hudak, The Farm Bill, hemp legalization and the status of CBD: An explainer, Brookings Institute (Dec. 14, 2018).