ALABAMA: Legislation allowing the production of low-THC, CBD-rich marijuana has been approved for limited use in 12 states.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the many chemicals in marijuana. Recent publicity about children who suffer from seizures benefitting from oil extracted from marijuana that has almost no THC (i.e hemp)) has set off a wave of legislation like never seen before. Now state reps can favor marijuana without the fear of people getting high from it. This explains why so many Republicans are sponsoring these bills.
Here’s a state-by-state breakdown, in alphabetical order: