Hemp is a fiber that falls into the cannabis family. HB 1325 is giving farmers, and consumers an opportunity to grown and more easily purchase hemp products, including CBD oil.
Since the hemp legalization law took effect in June, the Travis County district and county attorneys have been dismissing marijuana cases. However, Austin police said that hasn't changed their policies of citing or arresting people for possession of the drug.
The Sheriff is working on a policy change because of the new state law that legalized hemp, and CBD oil, which have low levels of THC.
A grandfather accidentally brought a cannabis-cake as a thank you gift to nurses at a hospital in the United Kingdom.
Legalizing hemp in Texas is having unexpected consequences that are affecting criminal cases involving marijuana throughout the entire state.
A San Marcos city councilman is one of several people asking Hays County to establish cite and release policies for possession of small amounts of marijuana. This comes after a new state law legalizing the production and regulation of hemp made it difficult to prosecute people for marijuana charges.
An Associated Press investigation shows a dark side to booming sales of the cannabis extract CBD. Some people are substituting cheap and dangerous street drugs for the real thing.
This driver may have fled the scene, but left a very, very important clue behind for authorities.
A Louisiana woman was arrested after her 11-year-old daughter allegedly showed up to school with THC-laced gummy candies that she shared with her classmates, resulting in one child being taken to a hospital, according to local news reports.
As the number of people with severe lung illness related to vaping climbs to at least 450 cases, health officials in New York are looking into whether vitamin E acetate that is found in cannabis vape products is to blame.
Public health officials in Oregon said Wednesday that a person who recently died of a severe respiratory illness had used an electronic cigarette containing marijuana oil from a legal dispensary, the second death linked to vaping nationwide and the first tied to a vaping product bought at a pot shop.
CBD oils, edibles, and supplements may be all the rage, but experts warn: check the label, or it could cost you a job.
An Austin company may have a solution for law enforcement agencies struggling to tell the difference between legal hemp and illegal marijuana.
Williamson County has put new policies in place to deal with possession of marijuana cases under the state law that legalized hemp.
In a letter, Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, and Attorney General Ken Paxton, say county and district attorneys dismissing marijuana related cases, have misunderstood the new legislation they’re using to justify dropping cases.
The Travis County District Attorney is dismissing 32 felony marijuana and THC cases because of a law that legalized hemp in Texas.
With the legalization of hemp taking place in Texas only three weeks ago, there is still a lot prosecutors have to figure out.
Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive chemical compound extracted from cannabis and hemp plants, has been used to help treat conditions like epilepsy and anxiety, and new research suggests it could also help fight drug-resistant superbugs.
One of the world's largest grocery chains will begin selling CBD products in stores across the United States.
Some members of the Texas Legislature want to make it legal to grow industrial hemp in Texas.