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 solutions, such as hemp-derived CBD.  During the committee meeting, a quantity of groups and people joined the U.S. Hemp Roundtable in voicing help for the legislation.  The bill moves subsequent to the Senate Guidelines Committee, the final cease just before heading to the Senate Floor for a final vote.   While the legislation has a approaches to go, we are grateful to our bill sponsors, Senator Rob Bradley and Senator Ben Albritton.


These days, the Property  Agriculture and Organic Sources Subcommittee will take into consideration HB 333, the initially of 3 Property committee hearings.  The Property committee is anticipated to take into consideration an amendment that does not incorporate the sale of hemp solutions.  Nevertheless, 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 Property bill.


If you are interested in acquiring 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 help legislation advertising the hemp market in the Sunshine State. If you do not reside in Florida, please share our Action Center with your good friends and colleagues that do!



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