Indiana: Legislation to Legalize CBD Oil Approved by House Committee

A House committee in Indiana has voted to approve a bill that legalizes cannabdiol (CBD) oil.

The vote on House Bill 1214 comes just a couple days after a Senate committee approved a similar measureHouse Bill 1214 was given approval by the House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code in a unanimous 9 to 0 vote (with four committee members absent).

The approved bill “Specifies that the definition of “industrial hemp” includes the resins of the Cannabis sativa plant. Defines “CBD oil” as a product that contains: (1) not more than 0.3% THC; (2) at least 5% cannabidiol; and (3) no other controlled substances. Legalizes CBD oil”, and “Repeals superseded provisions relating to cannabidiol registration.”

The proposal was filed by Representative William Friend (R) along with a bipartisan group of three other lawmakers.

The full text of the measure can be found by clicking here.

About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

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