Here are the highlights of the proposed Texas Hemp Regulations

Here are the highlights of the proposed Texas Hemp Regulations

Texas Hemp Regulations are here and Texas regulators are asking for formal comments on these rules to be submitted by the 6/8/20 deadline. It is anticipated that final rules will take effect in July with the earliest possible date of adoption being early June.

Highlights from the proposed rules:

  • The manufacture, processing, distribution, or retail sale of consumable hemp products for smoking is prohibited.
  • Requires consumable hemp products license before engaging in the manufacture, processing, or distributing consumable hemp and hemp-derived products.
    • These licenses are valid for one year and will cost $250 per facility.
  • Require retailers to obtain licenses in order to sell consumable hemp products.
    • These licenses are valid for one year and will cost $150 per location.
  • Requires all hemp or hemp derivatives to be tested by an accredited lab to determine:
    • Presence and concentration of cannabinoids (including THC, which must measure 0.3% or less)
    • Presence or quantity of residual solvents, heavy metals, pesticides, and harmful pathogens
  • Requires labeling for CBD products to include:
    • The product name, lot ID number and lot date
    • QR codes
    • Manufacturers’ phone numbers and email addresses
    • Certificate of Analysis

Source: https://www.informedtexas.org/consumable-hemp-rules/

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