Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, fills us in on license fees for entering the hemp industry

By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group How much does it cost to get a hemp license from the Arizona Department of Agriculture? Licensing fees vary and can be found in the Arizona Hemp Program Rules.  Grower license fees are $1,500 per license with additional inspection fees depending on the number of acres used. A Nursery license is $1,000 per license. A …

Do CBD businesses have to follow the Arizona hemp rules? Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, explains

By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group Do CBD business have to follow the Arizona hemp rules? No, the Arizona Hemp Program oversight only extends from the growth and cultivation of industrial hemp to the point of processing, so CBD products may be manufactured and sold in Arizona without regulation from the Department of Agriculture. CBD products may still be subject …

Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, talks non-grower opportunities within burgeoning hemp industry

By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group I want to get involved with hemp in Arizona but not as a grower, what else can I do? Opportunities in the Arizona hemp industry will be plentiful, ranging from hemp farming to the manufacturing of finished goods, and everything in between. The typical production timeline for hemp begins at planting and ends somewhere …

How will hemp grow in Arizona? Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, weighs in

Rose Law Group Attorney, Omar Abdallah, who has been handling hemp-related issues, answers questions about this potentially big new business. Question: Is there any evidence that hemp will grow in Arizona?  And will it grow well? No, but some farmers think it will. Hemp is known to be a sustainable and versatile crop and needs less water than many crops. …

What issues were the most talked about during Arizona Hemp Rulemaking? Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, explains

Rose Law Group Attorney, Omar Abdallah, who has been handling hemp-related issues, answers questions about this potentially big new business. What was the most contentious discussion point during the public hearings relating to the rules? The most contentious discussion point during the rulemaking process was by far the licensing fees. Since this will be the first year of the hemp …

What do you need to grow hemp in Arizona? Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, provides insight

Rose Law Group Attorney, Omar Abdallah, who has been handling hemp-related issues, answers some FAQs about this potentially big new business. When can you start growing hemp in Arizona and what kind of licenses do you need? You can start growing hemp in Arizona as soon as the administrative rules are complete and the Arizona hemp program is established on …

Hemp. Arizona’s next big economic driver?

Rose Law Group Attorney, Omar Abdallah, who has been handling hemp-related issues, answers some FAQs about this potentially big new business Is hemp marijuana or what’s the difference, and how is it legal to grow and ship across state lines now? Hemp and marijuana are cousins. They are similar in that they come from the same genus or plant family, …

Arizona farmers can legally grow industrial hemp, but will they take the risk? Jordan Rose, founder and president of Rose Law Group, comments

By Carissa Wigginton | Cronkite News Gazing over the cotton fields on his 300-acre farm outside Casa Grande, Paul Ollerton weighed the risks and opportunities of a new crop that, come this summer, will be legal to grow for the first time in decades. Paco Ollerton just finished harvesting his 38th cotton crop on his farm outside Casa Grande. (Photo by …