9th Circuit Strikes Down DEA Ban on Hemp Sales

"A federal appeals court in California on Monday ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency to stop enforcing rules that prevent businesses from selling hemp products that contain trace amounts of the active ingredient in marijuana. In a 2-1 ruling, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that banning the sales of consumable hemp products was invalid and unenforceable. "

The opinion is here.

The LA Times reports on the decision in "Still Can't Smoke It, But Court Says You Can Eat It."

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