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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[…]

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What does the future hold for smokable hemp flower in Texas?

Take Action: Keep Smokable Hemp Flower Legal In Texas

People smoke marijuana to feel high, but they smoke hemp to ingest cannabinoids users say ease aches, pains and stress (without the high!). People buying smokable products aren’t usually the same people associated with weed, however, in states like Texas, where marijuana is illegal, a lot of people are purchasing hemp flower as a substitute and finding they get all the medicinal benefits of cannabis with out the high.  “The smokable hemp flower we sell at RESTART CBD in Austin Texas, is being used by anyone[…]

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Texas Cannabis Advocate Talking Points

RESTART CBD Texas Cannabis Advocate

Texas Cannabis Advocate Talking Points Medical marijuana is a state’s prerogative. Thirty-three states and Washington, D.C. currently allow patients legal access to medical marijuana. Several other states are currently considering legislation to allow access to medical marijuana. Legalizing medical marijuana will create growth and job opportunities in Texas in addition to providing relief to thousands of patients. Reducing government interference in the medical field and creating a market for medical marijuana is a state’s prerogative. Texas voters support allowing access to medical marijuana. A 2013 poll[…]

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Will Austin decriminalize low-level marijuana possession?

Decriminalize Marijuana in Austin - Support!

When the State of Texas legalized hemp last year, many prosecutors, including those in Travis County, said they’d stop prosecuting misdemeanor marijuana charges, unless they had a lab reports on THC levels.   THC is what distinguishes marijuana from legal hemp. Hemp is federally legal to buy and possess and most states have joined, including Texas. After the hemp law passed, prosecutors filed marijuana charges only four times from July to November last year. But the Austin Police Department (APD) has continued to hand out tickets, despite[…]

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History of Hemp to CBD

History of Hemp - Restart CBD

History of Hemp to CBD Cannabis through the Ages: A Historical Basis of a Plant Hemp is among the oldest industries on the planet, going back more than 10,000 years to the beginnings of pottery. The Columbia History of the World states that the oldest relic of human industry is a bit of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 BC. Medicinal cannabis hemp have been an integral part of American history. Follow the evolution of cannabis hemp from our founding fathers to prohibition in the[…]