As you could try to remember, a couple of months ago, the Roundtable’s intrepid attorneys at Frost Brown Todd identified a provision buried in the statutes of far more than a dozen states – when there was a federal de-classification of a drug, the state ought to comply with suit.
This led to an apparent conclusion – hemp ought to be removed from drug handle in these states.
Our voice was heard.
This week, we heard back from the Texas Wellness and Human Solutions commission. Their Commissioner reviewed our letter and agreed: and on March 15, he filed a regulatory amendment declassifying hemp as a controlled substance.
Of course there’s far more function to be accomplished. An vital bill has been filed by Rep. Tracy King which would not only establish a hemp increasing system in the Lone Star State, but also make 100% clear that hemp merchandise such as CBD could be sold at retail. Study far more right here.
We want your assistance: If you are a Texas resident or enterprise owner, head more than to our State Action Center. There you will insert your address, and with the click of a button you can fire off your personal letter to your legislators in Austin, encouraging them to assistance hemp farmers and hemp merchandise for buyers.
If you do not reside in Texas, please share this portal with your good friends in Lone Star State, as nicely as all of your social media contacts, assisting us maintain the stress on Texas policymakers. As we’ve confirmed so often in the previous, when we share our voices, politicians listen.