USDA Publishes Draft Rules for Hemp Industry

29 Oct 2019

Friends, This morning, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) distributed a Draft Interim Final Rule to govern the hemp industry. This long-anticipated rule sets the stage for further federal and state regulation […]Read More

MED Enforcement Actions 2018-19

20 Oct 2019

Friends, McAllister Garfield is a leading regulatory enforcement law firm in both CO and CA. Each year, the Firm inventories the regulatory enforcement cases brought in the past year. 2018 was an […]Read More

Hemp Banking Developments

30 Aug 2019

Friends, This month, the National Credit Union Administration (the “NCUA”) issued guidance to federally insured credit unions for banking hemp businesses. The guidance provides some parameters for credit unions banking hemp businesses. […]Read More

MED Adopts Emergency Rules for Pubco Bill

05 Aug 2019

Friends, On August 1, as expected, the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (the “MED”) adopted emergency rules to implement HB-1090, commonly known as the “Pubco Bill,” passed by the Colorado Legislature in May […]Read More

Air Quality and Cannabis Extraction in Colorado

01 Aug 2019

Companies involved in the extraction and manufacture of products from Cannabis sativa L. (hemp or marijuana) are subject to regulation by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) – especially […]Read More