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Kroger’s Houston-area stores start selling CBD products

Overall, 1,300 Kroger Co. locations in 22 states to carry hemp-derived topicals As part of a broader company rollout, supermarkets in The Kroger Co.’s Houston division have begun the sale of hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) topical products. Kroger said yesterday that CBD lotions, balms, oils and creams are now on shelves at 88 stores in Houston […]

Texas governor signs law legalizing hemp, CBD products

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed legislation creating a state-regulated hemp industry, which will allow farmers to grow hemp and hemp-derived products, such as cannabidiol (CBD). The law makes it legal for Texas farmers to grow and cultivate hemp and for the Texas Department of Agriculture to regulate the process, including inspections, fee collections and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hemp Declassified in Texas!

As you might remember, a few months ago, the Roundtable’s intrepid attorneys at Frost Brown Todd identified a provision buried in the statutes of more than a dozen states – when there was a federal de-classification of a drug, the state must follow suit. This led to an obvious conclusion – hemp should be removed […]