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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Week in Weed: January 2020 #4

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Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. The big news in cannabis this week comes from New Mexico.  Legislation introduced last Thursday would legalize...more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

Agricultural Conservation Easement Program: U.S. Department of Agriculture Publishes Interim Rule

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (“USDA”) recent efforts to update the Farm Bill’s Title II conservation programs continued into the 2020 year. USDA has issued since early December a number of interim final rules to...more

Dentons

Cannabis Group Weekly Alert - January 2020 #3

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In this week’s edition: - Vice President Biden reaffirms opposition to federal cannabis legalization - States take on cannabis legalization efforts in 2020 - Federal legislation introduced to allow CBD to be marketed...more

Hogan Lovells

Hemp Food – Italy Sets Maximum THC Content

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The use of hemp for the production of foodstuffs is contemplated by the Law No. 242 of 02 December 2016 (Law 242/2016), bearing provisions for the promotion of the hemp cultivation and of the agro-industrial hemp chain in...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

U.S.-China Phase One Trade Deal: A Recap

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After months of anticipation, President Donald Trump signed an interim “Phase One” trade agreement (“the Agreement”) with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House on January 15, 2020. Under the Agreement reached after...more

K&L Gates LLP

Agribusiness, Food & Beverage Sector Year in Review

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2019 was a productive and thought-provoking year for our global agribusiness, food and beverage team. Over the course of the year our lawyers worked on numerous exciting and meaningful matters with our clients. ...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Client Alert: Florida Department of Agriculture Releases New Hemp/CBD Regulatory Rules for 2020

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (“FDACS”) started the new year by enacting new administrative rules regarding Hemp and Cannabidiol (“CBD”) under the Division of Food Safety and the Division of...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 1.22.2020 | Top Story: Boeing Again Delays Return of 737Max to the Skies

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Boeing has again pushed back the return of its flawed 737Max model, revealing yesterday that it doesn’t expect regulators to sign-off on their return to the air until at least summer....more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Regulatory Standards For Pet Grooming Products

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Last month, I listened to a podcast interviewing the owner of Straight Arrow, the parent company that produces Mane and Tail and Cowboy Magic products. As a lifelong horse owner (including several grey horses that love mud),...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NC Politics in the News - January 2020 #3

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Agriculture - NORTH CAROLINA HEALTH NEWS: Cannabis confusion pushes states to ban smokable hemp - Lawmakers came and left Raleigh this week to return in April, leaving many issues unresolved. One of the big questions is...more

Mintz - Consumer Product Safety Viewpoints

Regulatory Agencies Launch Unified Website for Biotechnology Regulation

In a coordinated effort, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched a Unified Website for Biotechnology Regulation on January 9,...more

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Environmental Quality Incentives Program: U.S. Department of Agriculture Interim Rule Amendments

We wrote in early December that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) issued an “interim rule” to revise the terms and conditions of the Conservation Reserve Program and implement certain program amendments required by...more

Dentons

Updated BREF for food and drink industry

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Last month the European Commission published an updated Best Available Techniques (BAT) Reference Document and BAT Conclusions document for the food, drink and milk industry. This has implications for the review of permits...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

Cannabis: Can I Buy This? The Current Legal Landscape for Connecticut’s Marijuana Industry and Predictions for 2020

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With the arrival of the new year, it is time to take stock of Connecticut’s legal landscape regarding the marijuana industry and what can be expected for the near future. ...more

Downey Brand LLP

2019 A Creative Year for Proposition 65 Plaintiffs – Acrylamide in Ice Cream Cones, Cadmium and Lead in Seaweed, Furfuryl Alcohol...

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California’s Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 – or “Prop. 65” – requires “clear and reasonable warnings” on consumer products sold in California if use of the products...more

Varnum LLP

The Trade War De-Escalates (for  Now): US Finalizes a Phase One Trade Deal with China

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On January 15, 2020 U.S. President Trump and China's Vice Premier Liu He signed a new Phase One deal (The Economic and Trade Agreement Between The United States and The People's Republic of China) whereby, in exchange for...more

White & Case LLP

United States and China Sign "Phase One" Trade Agreement; USTR Implements Tariff Reduction for "List 4A" Goods

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On January 15, 2020, President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed "Phase One" of an Economic and Trade Agreement between the United States and China. The Phase One Agreement, which the two sides announced in...more

Dechert LLP

U.S. and China Sign Phase 1 Trade Deal – A Large Purchase Agreement, While Tariffs Remain in Place

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On January 15, 2020, U.S. President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a Phase 1 trade deal between the countries. The agreement includes a pledge from China to increase its imports of U.S. goods and services by...more

Dentons

Cannabis Group Weekly Alert - January 2020 #2

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In this week’s edition - Law360 names Dentons Cannabis Practice of the Year - House subcommittee examines federal cannabis policies - California’s governor moves to consolidate state cannabis regulations - Federal...more

Hogan Lovells

FSIS Issues Updated Labeling Guideline on Statements That Bioengineered or Genetically Modified Ingredient or Animal Feed Were Not...

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued an updated Labeling Guideline on Statements That Bioengineered or Genetically-Modified Ingredients or Animal Feed Were Not...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Week in Weed: January 2020 #3

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Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. We’ll start off with Congress, where the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a hearing on marijuana on...more

Miller Canfield

Recent and Upcoming Changes to Bankruptcy Law That Affect Your Rights as a Creditor

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The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 ("SBRA"), the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need ("HAVEN") Act, and the Family Farmer Relief Act were enacted into law on August 23, 2019. This alert summarizes these...more

Arent Fox

California Considers Move to Consolidate Cannabis Licensing Authorities

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On January 10, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2020-21 State Budget proposal, which includes key changes that would affect the cannabis industry, such as consolidating the three State licensing agencies....more

Bilzin Sumberg

A Budding Opportunity—Why the CBD Industry Requires Regulation

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Manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers of CBD products should embrace and participate in reform to address public health concerns, write Bilzin Sumberg attorneys. Consumer groups like the Arthritis Foundation are stepping...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

House Bill Introduced to Treat CBD as Dietary Supplement While FDA Grapples With Reporting Deadlines and Data Gaps

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The push and pull on CBD regulation continues. Earlier this week, Minnesota Representative Colin Peterson introduced a H.R. 5587, which would regulate CBD as a dietary supplement. Specifically, the bill would amend the...more

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