Nebraska Hemp Business & Legal News

Delaware, Nebraska, Texas win USDA hemp approval

Delaware, Nebraska and Texas are the latest states to win federal approval for their plans to regulate hemp in 2020. Four American Indian tribes also were greenlighted Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The states join Louisiana, Ohio and New Jersey with federal permission to take the lead in overseeing hemp in 2020. […]

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Nebraska farm equipment dealer sues state over hemp license rejection

A Nebraska farm equipment manufacturer and dealer who was denied a license to grow hemp in 2019 is suing the state Department of Agriculture and its director. Jacob Bish, head of public relations at Giltner-based Bish Enterprises and Hemp Harvest Works, was one of 176 applicants seeking to grow hemp this year, the first of […]

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Nebraska’s war on CBD continues, but prosecutor says lawmakers can ‘fix it’

A CBD American Shaman store south of Omaha received a cease-and-desist letter from a local prosecutor ordering the removal of cannabidiol products by the end of next week. The order comes despite the fact that hemp-derived CBD is no longer a controlled substance under federal law. However, Nebraska state law still bans “all parts” of the […]

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Four arrested in Nebraska CBD case

A vaping shop in Nebraska has been shut down and the owners and two employees charged with crimes for selling cannabidiol, which Nebraska considers a controlled substance. The arrests in Herman, about 35 miles north of Omaha, come two months after Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson declared CBD products illegal because they haven’t been approved by […]

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CBD turmoil in Nebraska, Indiana underscores product’s uncertain legal status

By Kristen Nichols

A recent memo from Nebraska’s top law-enforcement official – in which he called cannabidiol products “illegal” – has underscored the challenges faced by CBD manufacturers and retailers nationwide.

The memo, and a CBD brouhaha in Indiana, have meant lost sales, confiscated product, legal uncertainty – and even the loss of a job.

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Nebraska attorney general calls CBD products illegal

Hemp-based CBD stores are now open in Nebraska, but their owners are spooked after the state attorney general told law enforcement and county attorneys that cannabidiol products are illegal. In a memo, Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson said CBD products aren’t legal in the state because they haven’t been approved by the U.S. Food and […]

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