Although hemp and CBD are no longer on the U.S Controlled Substances list, thanks to the 2019 Farm Bill, there are still regulatory agencies that can impose stringent restrictions on their use. L.A. CBD lawyers have been closely monitoring the evolution of federal policy and statutes pertaining to application of legal sales, in particular infusion of food and beverage products made from hemp-derived CBD.
In April, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) made clear that CBD made with hemp can’t be lawfully added to alcoholic drinks.
In response to a flood of inquiries submitted by L.A. CBD lawyers and other interested parties, the TTB made clear that while CBD and hemp are now federally legalized, that legality doesn’t pertain to alcohol. Continue reading