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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. […]

Bill to Legalize Hemp, CBD Products in Texas Passes Final Hurdle

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AUSTIN — State lawmakers have approved a bill to legalize industrial hemp production and clear up confusion about what CBD products can be sold in Texas. The Senate on Wednesday voted unanimously in favor of House Bill 1325. Now, House lawmakers must decide whether they agree with the Senate’s amendments to the bill. If the […]

Jersey Girls and Jersey Boys – Hemp Needs Your Help

This week, critical hemp legislation was introduced in the New Jersey legislature: Assembly Bill 5322 and Senate Bill 3686. These identical companion bills, based on the Roundtable’s Model State Act, would align New Jersey’s nascent hemp program with the 2018 Farm Bill – and importantly, provide explicit protections for the retail sale of hemp products […]

Hemp Progress in Florida, Kansas and Texas

Another week passes, which means another week of hemp progress. Check out the latest: Florida: This morning, the Sunshine State’s Senate passed SB 1020, a bill largely based on the Roundtable’s Model State Act that had previous passed the state House on March 25. The Governor is expected to sign this into law shortly. The […]

Hemp Progress in Texas, Oklahoma, Iowa and Washington State

It’s been a wild week for hemp across the nation, with state legislative victories piling up every day. In just this past week, we saw progress in four major states: Iowa: After a local county attorney announced a March crackdown on CBD products, Senate File 599 was introduced that would bring Iowa into hemp growing […]

Texas House: Farmers can grow hemp, CBD can be sold

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — On Tuesday, the House approved a bill that will allow farmers to grow hemp and also legalizes hemp products in Texas. House Bill 1325, authored by Rep. Tracy King, D- Batesville, allows farmers to grow hemp as industrial crops under a regulated state program. Additionally, it will legalize hemp-derived products like CBD […]

Carl’s Jr. CBD Burgers Go Over Big in Denver

In case you had any doubt about how mainstream and corporate 4/20 has become, you only had to attend the one-day-only inauguration of the Carl’s Jr. CBD burger Saturday, at one of its restaurants in a northern section of Denver. According to Alex McConnell, the Carl’s Jr. district manager, the restaurant hosting the promotion “had […]

Lotta Hemp Progress on the Prairie

Despite the deep and rich agricultural tradition, the Prairie States have seen some of the greatest resistance to hemp legalization. (Don’t remind us about South Dakota Governor Noem. Ugh.) But we’ve seen some pronounced prairie progress in the last few weeks – and in a few cases, we need YOUR help to get hemp over […]

Sprinkles Cupcakes Recognizes 4/20 With CBD Oil-Infused Treats

Sprinkles Cupcakes sold CBD oil-infused red velvet cupcakes Saturday in honor of 4/20, a date on which some people celebrate marijuana use. The promotion was for April 20 only, and each bakery had a limited quantity, according to a tweet from Sprinkles Cupcakes. CBD is derived from hemp, and does not offer a high, like […]

Why Carl’s Jr. is testing out a CBD burger

New York (CNN Business) – Carl’s Jr. is testing out a cannabis burger to stay at the forefront of the CBD trend. The chain said on Wednesday that it will sell the Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight burger at one location in Denver, Colorado for just one day (April 20th, of course). The burger features […]

Is CBD an Antioxidant?

How CBD Works to Purify Your Body From reducing aches and discomforts to combating nausea and swelling, Cannabidiol (CBD) has a wide range of benefits for its users. In addition, CBD can also contribute to falling asleep faster and more restful sleep throughout the night. It can even help reduce acne and signs of aging, […]

Vitamin Shoppe to sell edible CBD supplements as consumers clamor for cannabis compound

There’s now one stop for all your vitamins: including A, B and CBD. The Vitamin Shoppe started stocking its shelves with oral CBD soft gels this week and will start selling CBD drops by the end of the month. It’s one of the first major national retailers to sell CBD supplements since Congress legalized the […]