Hemp, CBD, and Marijuana: What's the Difference?​

The increasing hype and prevalence of hemp (also referred to as industrial hemp), CBD, and marijuana products has caught the attention of businesses in Wisconsin. While the prospect of entering this marketplace is enticing, it is crucial for businesses to do their homework and understand the relationships between hemp, CBD, and marijuana and what laws and regulations apply to products derived from these substances.

Louisiana Bill Would Require Shrimp and Crawfish Country Of Origin Labeling on Restaurant Menus​

Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements at 7 CFR Part 60 and 7 CFR Part 65 require retailers to notify their customers of the country of origin of covered commodities, which include muscle cut and ground lamb, goat, and chicken; wild and farm-raised fish and shellfish; fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables; peanuts, pecans, and macadamia nuts; and ginseng. For example, seafood sold at grocery stores would be subject to the federal COOL requirements.

What is the Process for a Whistleblower to Receive an SEC Whistleblower Award?​

Under the SEC Whistleblower Program, the SEC is required to pay awards to eligible whistleblowers who voluntarily provide the SEC with original information that leads to successful enforcement actions resulting in monetary sanctions totaling more than $1,000,000.

FAA Proposes Amendments To Rules Applicable To Drones​

Nearly four years ago I first wrote about the proliferation of commercial drones and the myriad of insurance and regulatory issues presented by their use. Since then, the commercial, industrial, and recreational drone markets have continued to expand at a dizzying pace.

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles​

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk.


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