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Will Arizona Senate Ban Sales of Delta 8 THC?

Will Arizona Senate Ban Sales of Delta 8 THC?

Arizona appears to be on its way to banning the production and sale of products containing Delta 8 THC. Backed by the Arizona Dispensaries Association, Senate Bill 1715 seeks to make the manufacturing and sales of the hemp-derived compound a felony. The measure, which passed the Arizona Senate on March 15, would ban “hemp-derived manufactured impairing cannabinoids,” including the popular Delta 8 THC. While some view the banning of hemp-derived Delta 8 as a method to keep consumers safe from an unregulated psychoactive product that children can legally obtain, others see it as a hindrance to competition in the cannabis industry....

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Hemp, CBD products Could Become Illegal in NC July 1

Hemp, CBD products Could Become Illegal in NC July 1

There are thousands of hemp-based products sold in North Carolina. They range from CBD products at specialty stores to hemp products in pet stores and supermarkets. Hemp-related products sold in North Carolina must contain less than 0.3 percent of THC, which is the ingredient that gets you high. Hemp products have been legally available in North Carolina since 2015 when the state passed the hemp pilot program bill, which offers an exemption. Erik Stahl, the owner Modern Apotheca in Raleigh, stated the hemp exemption removes the term hemp from the definition of marijuana under the state’s controlled substance act. The state also...

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Will Hemp Products Become Illegal in North Carolina Starting in July?

Will Hemp Products Become Illegal in North Carolina Starting in July?

Thousands and thousands of hemp-based products are sold in North Carolina each year. Hemp-related products sold in North Carolina must contain less than 0.3 percent of Delta 9 THC. Hemp products have been legal in North Carolina since 2015 when the state passed the hemp pilot program bill, which offers an exemption. Erik Stahl, Modern Apotheca in Raleigh, stated "The hemp exemption removes the term hemp from the definition of marijuana under the state’s controlled substance act. The state also licensed hemp farmers, allowing it to control and test the kind of hemp they grew." Back in January, the state’s hemp farming laws...

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THC Restriction Bill on Virginia Governor's Desk Could Harm Hemp Industry

THC Restriction Bill on Virginia Governor's Desk Could Harm Hemp Industry

The General Assembly failed at finding a path to starting recreational marijuana sales this year — but a bill outlining stricter regulations for retailers selling Delta 8 products made its way through the legislature last week with bipartisan support. The bill, which is now before Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R), explicitly bans sales of any substance that contains more than 0.3 percent or .25 milligrams of THC per serving or more than one milligram per package. The measurements would apply to any naturally occurring or synthetic version of THC such as Delta 8 — made from industrial hemp. “This product is dangerous...

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