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Kentucky Court Halts Ban On Delta-8 THC As Stakeholders Slam Bill

Stakeholders were buoyed by the court’s decision

A state court has granted an injunction against the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) that halts – at least temporarily – a ban on hemp-derived delta-8 THC.

KDA last August declared delta-8 a Schedule I controlled substance at both the state and federal levels. The state farming agency at the time warned in a letter that distributing delta-8 products could lead to revocation of hemp licenses and criminal prosecution.

Stakeholders were buoyed by the court’s decision.

“A huge shout-out to the judge for upholding the rule of law,” said David Barhorst, owner of Kentucky Hemp Ventures, Inc., a CBD producer, who criticized the KDA and state police for crackdowns on delta-8 producers and sellers.

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