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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 […]

Kroger to sell CBD products in nearly 1,000 stores

Kroger, the nation’s largest grocery retailer, will sell CBD in nearly 1,000 stores — but it won’t sell any CBD-infused groceries just yet. Kroger will sell hemp-derived CBD topical products, including creams, balms and oils, in 945 stores across 17 states, a company spokeswoman said in a statement to CNBC on Tuesday. The grocery chain […]

What is the difference between Full Spectrum CBD, Broad Spectrum CBD and CBD Isolate?

As the use of cannabidiol (CBD) becomes more prevalent among mainstream stores and consumers, more questions arise regarding what the difference is between Full Spectrum CBD, Broad Spectrum CBD and CBD Isolate, as well as which type is more beneficial. While there is no definitive answer as which type is “best,” it is important for […]

The USDA Legalized THC – But No One Noticed

It slipped under the radar on Thursday, but the United States Department of Agriculture just descheduled tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The USDA issued a bulletin on May 28 as a legal opinion for hemp production. It basically authorizes interstate delivery of hemp and legalized THC derived from hemp. First, let’s address the interstate transportation or shipment of […]

Key Takeaways From FDA’s Historic CBD Regulations Meeting

Advocates, industry representatives, regulators, health professionals and marijuana legalization opponents stood up before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday to share their perspectives on how to best approach regulating the cannabis compound CBD. The first-of-its-kind public meeting is meant to inform the FDA’s approach as it considers developing alternative pathways to regulate cannabidiol, […]

Ben & Jerry’s wants to make CBD-infused ice cream

Last month, Ben & Jerry’s encouraged its consumers to use marijuana, which is still illegal in 17 states. Now the ice cream maker says it “can’t wait” to create CBD-infused ice cream, once it’s legal. On Thursday, the Vermont-based frozen dessert firm said on its website that it’s “committed to bringing CBD-infused ice cream to […]

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 […]

TSA Updates Marijuana Rules To Allow Hemp-Derived CBD On Flights

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) updated its policy on cannabis over the Memorial Day weekend, changing the medical marijuana section of its “What Can I Bring?” webpage from reading “no” to “yes” (with “special instructions”). Specifically, the agency is clarifying that hemp-derived CBD products may now be carried on planes under certain circumstances. Previously, TSA […]

Can CBD help with opioid addiction?

Opioid Addiction While there are many problems we have created in the world, from pollution to obesity, one of the scariest epidemics facing Americans today is opioid addiction. For decades, prescriptions and non-prescription opioids have been used by many people dealing with despondency and discomfort. When used, opioids release endorphins, which create a euphoric feeling […]

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. […]

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 […]