CBD oil

Columbus store selling CBD oils
Jo Ingles

Most of the attention on lawmakers has focused on their approval of a state budget 17 days after the deadline. But they also passed a bill to decriminalize hemp and license its cultivation. 

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The Ohio Senate has voted unanimously to legalize hemp and related products, including CBD oil.

Columbus, Ohio
Jo Ingles

Products derived from marijuana that don’t contain THC, the chemical that produces a “high”, are being sold in stores throughout the state. Cannabinoid or CBD oil can be found in boutique shops and health food stores. But the state’s Pharmacy Board says sales of those products are illegal.