DEA Hit With Hemp Industry Lawsuit
Stakeholders in the American hemp industry have filed a lawsuit against the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to challenge a recently-implemented rule that they say could have far-reaching consequences.
On Friday, September 18, the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and South Carolina hemp manufacturer and retailer RE Botanicals filed a petition in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
HIA is a trade association representing approximately 1,050 hemp businesses, including 300 processors and others who are involved with or impacted by the manufacture, distribution, and sale of legal industrial hemp-derived products.
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