Hemp Moving Forward in Florida



We are excited to report some actual progress for hemp and hemp-derived CBD in the Sunshine State.


Yesterday, the Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously passed SB 1020 which promotes the cultivation, handling, processing, and sale of hemp, and confirms the legality of the retail sale of hemp goods, such as hemp-derived CBD.  During the committee meeting, a quantity of groups and people joined the U.S. Hemp Roundtable in voicing assistance for the legislation.  The bill moves subsequent to the Senate Guidelines Committee, the final cease prior to heading to the Senate Floor for a final vote.   While the legislation has a strategies to go, we are grateful to our bill sponsors, Senator Rob Bradley and Senator Ben Albritton.


Right now, the Residence  Agriculture and All-natural Sources Subcommittee will contemplate HB 333, the 1st of 3 Residence committee hearings.  The Residence committee is anticipated to contemplate an amendment that does not consist of the sale of hemp goods.  Even so, the Roundtable’s lobbyists on the ground will continue to perform with the bill sponsors, the Division of Agriculture and Customer Solutions and other interested parties to additional amend that into the Residence bill.


If you are interested in getting a copy of Florida’s Hemp legislation or to periodically verify the status, please go to http://www.flsenate.gov/  and enter bill # 1020 and https://www.myfloridahouse.gov/ and enter bill # 333.


If you reside in Florida, please also use our State Action Center – urge your legislators to assistance legislation advertising the hemp market in the Sunshine State. If you do not reside in Florida, please share our Action Center with your pals and colleagues that do!



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