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State Senator Introduces Bill to Regulate NJ Delta-8 THC & Hemp Products

State Senator Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) introduced legislation to regulate NJ Delta-8 THC and similar hemp-derived products. “There are unregulated, psychoactive hemp-derived products being sold with zero product safety or marketing standards in our communities,” O’Scanlon said. “You can get this stuff online, at the gas station, the pharmacy, bodega. It’s everywhere now.” “I sincerely hoped […]

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Delta-8 THC Concerns Raised by CDC, Echoed by NJ Cannabis Trade Association

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a report warning of issues with the Delta-8 THC manufacturing process that the NJ Cannabis Trade Association (NJCTA) is echoing. “Hemp-derived Delta-8 THC has exploded in popularity in 2021. It has been touted as a ‘legal high.’ But Delta-8 products have also raised concerns over their legality, […]

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Delta-8 THC Crackdown Supported by Major Cannabis Industry Players

Influential cannabis companies and interest groups have come out in favor of the crackdown on the hemp extract cannabinoid Delta-8 THC. The substance has become controversial. It differs from the federally illegal Delta-9 THC but can still induce a high. In 2018, the federal Farm Bill legalized the industrial form of cannabis known as hemp. […]

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PA Cannabis Festival 2020 Brings Canna Themed Vendors and Crowd

The Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival this past weekend was a great gathering of cannabis-related enthusiasts, advocates, patients, and business people.  Held outside Kutztown this past weekend, the site consisted of two large pavillions with vendors in tents surrounding them. There were many people of different ages there, though mostly younger people. A few seniors and eccentrics […]

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Gov Murphy Signs NJ Hemp Pilot Program Into Law

Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill create a pilot program to research cultivation of industrial hemp Act into law this week. It directs the Department of Agriculture to create a pilot program to research cultivation of industrial hemp. The bill was A1330 (Gusciora, Pinkin, Reynolds-Jackson/O’Scanlon, Gopal). Senator Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) gave props to Governor Phil Murphy’s […]

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