Cannabis and hemp regulations are often long winded and confusing. If you’re just getting started, however, here are three compliance themes that will come up in just about any set of cannabis or hemp regulations:
- Commercial hemp and cannabis activity almost always requires licensing, permits, and other approvals at multiple levels of government.
- Some jurisdictions do not allow commercial hemp or cannabis activity, or only allow it in certain areas of the jurisdiction. Make sure your local jurisdiction allows the type of business that your client is looking to start, and that the proposed location is properly zoned for the intended use.
- Standard operating procedures must account for all relevant regulations and must be consistently implemented. Clients should expect inspections by regulatory authorities to ensure operations are compliant across the board.
DISCLAIMER: THIS INFORMATION IS STRICTLY EDUCATIONAL AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL ADVICE.