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

Civil Rights Case To Proceed Against Tennessee Officials In CBD Raid

There are still too many instances of law enforcement arresting people and/or seizing their hemp products based on a misunderstanding that they're illegal marijuana substances.

How Rising Levels Of Anxiety In Teens Might Support The Rise Of CBD

Although teens are engaging in less risky activities, they have more than enough reasons to be stressed.

Meghan Markle Was Ghosted By This ‘X-Factor’ Winner Right Before She Met Harry

Months before she met Prince Harry, the Duchess of Sussex was ghosted by this X-Factor winner after exchanging messages with him via Instagram.

Here’s What You Need To Know About Baking With CBD

If you plan to bake CBD into a cake, a brownie, or a savory dish, you need the compound to be extracted into some sort of fat. Full spectrum CBD tinctures are the best option for beginners.

5 Foods That Will Energize Your Mornings

If you have some trouble getting up in the morning, breakfast can provide you with a necessary energy boost, especially when you eat the right foods

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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.

Cannabis Taxation: Does IRC Section 280E Apply To Industrial Hemp?

As we discussed recently, the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in Hemp Industries Assn. et.al., vs. U.S. Drug Enforcement Admin., upheld the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) broad rule creating a separate classification for “Marijuana Extracts.”...

Target Sold CBD Online: Was It Legal?

The thing is that many online retailers (WalMart, Groupon, and Amazon) sell or have sold CBD online.