The new law will take effect in the state on July 1st
A new state law that will take effect on July 1 will make it legal for Florida farmers to grow marijuana for hemp fiber, which will bring the state in line with a recent federal law permitting the crop. Chemicals found in hemp, like Cannabidiol (CBD), will also be legalized in Florida.
CBD is already widely sold and advertised in the state but Jacksonville attorney Sally Kent Peebles told WJCT News that federal law still prohibits CBD for many uses.
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