Last week's change revived the conflict between the Hemp Industries Association and the DEA. Basically, the hemp folks believe that since hemp isn't specifically called out under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA), it's legal. The HIA stated, “Cannabidiol is not listed on the federal schedule of controlled substances.” The DEA disagrees and believes that because hemp comes from the same genus family of plants – it is.
However, by making an administrative change, like updating codes, the DEA can then include a product that hadn't been defined or included before.
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