Daniel Shortt

Daniel is a business attorney who works extensively with entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry. He is an authority on legal issues relating to CBD and hemp laws and he has been invited to speak on those topics at events across the country and overseas. Daniel also assists our clients with their corporate formation, transactional, licensing, regulatory, and litigation needs. Daniel writes for the award-winning Canna Law Blog and regularly speaks to media outlets who seek him out for his perspective on legal issues in marijuana and hemp.

Recent articles

Weedstagram: ‘Canna.obscura’ Is The Perfect Mix Of CBD And Cannabis Photography

It’s a great account for anyone curious about marijuana and is interested in a behind the scenes look at how the industry works.

The Moon Landing Was Staged And Other Space Conspiracies

Theories about alien contact, flat Earth and elaborate cover-ups abound, but the following are some of the more popular conspiracy theories that have endured for decades.

Here’s Why Experts Think Meghan Markle Has Traded Her ‘Messy’ Bun For A Sleeker Version

The Duchess of Sussex has been sporting a new look. She's traded her signature messy bun for a sleeker, more tidy look. And if you believe experts, it has nothing to do with fashion choice.

Twista Explains How Young Black Men Will Flourish Thanks To Marijuana Legalization

In a recent interview with VLAD TV, Twista said how thrilled he is on the positive impact marijuana legalization will make on young, black men.

Emojis And Photo Filters Are Ruining Your Chances Of Online Dating

80% of people find them annoying when featured in bios, even if it's just a smiley face or a sunflower.

Meme Of The Week: ‘Area 51’ Memes Prove Government Can’t Take A Joke

This secretive military base located in southern Nevada has been the inspiration for millions of science fiction stories and movies. So, perfect stuff for memes.

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The FDA’s Problem With Hemp-CBD

The lack of public trust in the FDA helps inform the current problem it faces with CBD oil.

Congress Lays Out Expectations For FDA On Hemp-CBD In Budget Report

The report is kind of a big deal because it outlines Congress’ expectations for the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) when it comes to Hemp-CBD.

Did The 2018 Farm Bill Open The Door To Importing Hemp?

We get a ton of questions about whether it’s legal to import hemp into the U.S. It’s a complicated question without a clear answer.

Topical CBD: The FDA Stance On Hemp Derived CBD In Cosmetics

Before looking closely at FDA’s answer there, it’s important to understand how the FDA defines cosmetics.

Going Postal: USPS Provides Guidance On Mailing Hemp-CBD

Recently the United States Post Office issued an advisory on “Acceptance Criteria for Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil and Products Containing CBD.

Federal Court Denies Review Of DEA’s Marijuana Extract Rule

Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied a lawsuit challenging the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) controversial Marihuana Extracts Rule.