Is CBD Legal?

CBD 101 is cbd legal? the Legal runaround …Well? Due to its ability to naturally treat dozens of chronic conditions, the demand for Cannabidiol (CBD) has skyrocketed. As the popularity of the hemp-derived compound has begun to shift, so has the legal status of CBD in many states across America. Legality of CBD as a whole is still very unclear due to different laws in different states. Because of this, many are deterred from using CBD, and instead of gaining the benefits of CBD, they’re stuck […]

Texas Prohibits Sale of Smokable Flower by Texas Retailers

NEWS UPDATE: Temporary Injunction on the “Ban of Smokable hemp” appears to be in force until the trial that is set for February 2021. Without legal authority to do so, on August 2 the Texas Department of State Health Services instituted regulations banning the retail sale of legal smokable hemp products. (More here.) Four Texas companies are suing to overturn the state’s ban on the manufacture and sale of smokable hemp products. In a lawsuit filed in Travis County District Court, the companies asked a judge […]

Legality of Hemp by State

Is CBD Legal? -RESTART CBD

Total THC vs. Delta-9 THC Standard What is the legality of hemp in your state? As of 8/28/2020 The 2018 Farm Bill defines “hemp” as, in part, “acids, […] with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol [(“THC”)] concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis.” Some states interpreted this statement literally, to mean that “only” the delta-9 THC content in hemp would be used in determining compliance with the state and federal statutes. However, other states like Oregon, interpret the federal statute to mean that […]

FDA. CBD.

FDA. CBD. Restart CBD Austin TX

On Thursday March 5th 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an update to Congress on the status of rulemaking for CBD. While hemp and cannabinoids derived from hemp such as Cannabidiol (CBD) were legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill, FDA retained their authority to develop a regulatory framework for CBD products, just like any other food, beverage or supplement. Strangely, the FDA seems to note no difference between cannabinoids derived from hemp and those from marijuana, even though the 2018 Farm Bill clearly differentiates […]

Path to Growing Hemp in Texas

The commercial production of hemp was legalized by The 2018 Farm Bill and authorized states to submit state plans to administer hemp programs. Sid Miller, Texas Agriculture Commissioner,  is a very strong supporter of industrial hemp production for Texas farmers to expand their operations and grow alternative crops. On June 10, 2019, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1325 into law. The bill authorizes the production, retail sale, manufacture, and inspection of industrial hemp products and crops in Texas. This also includes products for consumable hemp […]