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Hemp News From California – Hearing Update

POSITIVE UPDATE FROM CALIFORNIA: On May 17th, the California Assembly’s Appropriations Committee passed AB 228 in a unanimous vote, which would expressly permit the retail sale of hemp-derived CBD in foods and supplements, and in topical applications. As of yesterday, the Assembly passed the bill on the House floor with a 61-0 vote. The bill […]

California State Assembly passes bill authorizing retail sales in CBD food, supplements

A bill that passed Wednesday in the state assembly clarifies food, drinks and cosmetics that contain hemp-derived CBD are legal for sale in California. The California State Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill that would authorize the retail sale of hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD)—a move intended to supplant a position adopted by health officials in 2018 […]

Hemp News From Texas, California and Georgia – Great, Good and Blecch

GREAT NEWS FROM TEXAS: This week, the Texas State Senate UNANIMOUSLY passed House Bill 1325, based on the Roundtable’s Model State Act. The bill would launch a hemp growth program – making Texas the 44th State in the USA — and provide belt-and-suspenders protection for hemp products like CBD, with labeling and retailer registration requirements. […]