Is the use and sale of CBD or Hemp derived products legal in North Carolina? YES.
Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina signed a new hemp extract bill called HB 766 into law in 2015 in an effort to help people with intractable epilepsy.
The original bill required neurologists to conduct a pilot study if they chose to recommend CBD hemp oil, but this was revised when doctors were not prescribing CBD oil.
The new bill got passed and won the Senate unanimously 47-0 and passed the house 112-2.
The federal law allows for the sale of imported, low-THC, industrial hemp products. This is under the condition that the products are made from the seed or stalk of the plant, not from the leaves and flowers.
You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase these products. They contain industrial hemp (Hemp) that was grown pursuant to state and federal law by licensed farmers in accordance with the Industrial Hemp provisions of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (known as the "Farm Act") and it state law counterparts. It was lab tested and certified to contain a delta-9 THC concentration of not more than 0.3% on a dry weight basis. For these reasons it is not subject to regulation or control under the federal Controlled Substances Act. These hemp products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases or conditions, and has not been evaluated or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
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