In the Press
February 26, 2024

Hemp-Derived Delta-9 THC: What’s Next? (Cannabis Business Times)

Jennifer Fisher, Brett Schuman, Adam Horowitz, and Jessica Huang in the Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Cannabis, and Intellectual Property practices share how state regulations for hemp-derived delta-9 THC products are emerging and what the future may hold for this synthetically derived cannabinoid. In 2023, the focus shifted from delta-8 THC products to hemp-derived delta-9 THC products, which are now available for purchase online and in various locations. Despite the profitability of delta-8 THC products, federal regulation for hemp-derived delta-9 THC products is nonexistent, leaving states with varying approaches. This shift in focus highlights the growing popularity and profitability of hemp-derived THC products in the US. The article discusses an overview of the regulatory landscape at the federal and state levels, as well as their predictions for the coming year. More in Cannabis Business Times.