Posted on

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[…]

Posted on

Path to Growing Hemp in Texas

RESTART CBD Elektra CBD Flower COA

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[…]

Posted on

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[…]

Posted on

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[…]

Posted on

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[…]