Square opens up payment processing to more CBD businesses; move signals industry growth, says Jonathan Udell, Rose Law Group Attorney focusing on the cannabis and hemp industries

By Tom Angell | Forbes Payments processor Square announced on Thursday that it is making its payment processing services available to more businesses that sell CBD products. The lack of financial services has been a key problem for companies in the cannabis industry, including those that only deal with cannabidiol, a non-intoxicating component of the plant. “We believe everyone should …

Hemp animal feed? An “exciting alternative,’ says Adam Trenk, Rose Law Group partner, director of cannabis and hemp departments

By Greg Henderson | Drovers Volatility driven by overproduction, trade wars and ever-more fickle consumers has American farmers and ranchers facing the largest financial crisis in a generation. Searching for alternatives, many U.S. farmers are scrambling this winter to add hemp to their crop rotation, thanks to the green light given to the long-forbidden crop in the 2018 farm bill. …

Bad seeds cause Kentucky hemp crop to tank, suit alleges; Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, weighs in

By Aimee Green | The Oregonian/OregonLive A Kentucky-based company that produces CBD has filed a $44 million lawsuit against an Oregon company it claims sold it nearly worthless hemp seeds that ruined a massive 2019 crop. The crop was destined to help fulfill the country’s booming demand for CBD, a plant extract soaring in popularity as a treatment for health problems …

Hemp industry eagerly awaits new regulations

By Adam Trenk, partner and Director of Rose Law Group cannabis and hemp department and Jonathan Udell who focuses on cannabis and hemp law.  Hemp farmers and businesses across the country are eagerly awaiting the release of new regulations that will govern their crops, products, and services. The regulatory saga began last year when Congress adopted the 2018 Farm Bill. Under …

Rose Law Group becomes 1st to establish stand-alone hemp practice

AZBigMedia Rose Law Group announced Attorney and Partner Adam Trenk, has been named Director of the Rose Law Group’s Cannabis and Hemp Departments. This comes as the innovative Scottsdale firm is the first in the state to establish a stand-alone Hemp Department. Rose Law Group has been on the leading edge of the burgeoning hemp industry and has been instrumental in working closely …