After legal setback, hemp extractors hope DEA won’t make any big moves

Hemp extractors worried about a federal crackdown over THC levels have dim prospects for getting help from the judicial system.

Instead, they’re looking to the words of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in hopes the agency won’t put much effort into enforcing its 2020 rule about hemp extracts that go “hot,” or beyond 0.3% THC.

Image of a step in the cannabis extraction process