Relating To Food, Food Additives or Food Products Containing Hemp or Cannabidiol Derived from Hemp

Last updated: Mar 8, 2020

Details about this bill
Category: Marijuana
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Representative Craig Hickman, House 81
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 2129

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

This bill provides that food, food additives and food products containing hemp, including hemp-derived cannabidiol, that are produced and sold within the State are not "adulterated" under state law regardless of the place of origin of the cannabidiol or any other ingredient, and the production, manufacturing, marketing, sale or distribution of food or food products containing hemp may not be prohibited regardless of where the food or food products were produced, manufactured, marketed, sold or distributed previously.

The bill is reported out by the Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry pursuant to Joint Order, H.P. 1502. The committee is reporting out the bill for the sole purpose of turning the proposal into a printed bill that can be referred to the committee for an appropriate public hearing and subsequent processing in the normal course. The committee has not taken a position on the substance of this bill and by reporting this bill out the committee is not suggesting and does not intend to suggest that it agrees or disagrees with any aspect of this bill.