Oregon Bans CBD infused Alcoholic Beverages

Oregon Bans CBD infused Alcoholic Beverages

Oregon is famous for its high-quality marijuana and craft beer, but the state seems to be keeping the two apart for now.  Since the federal government legalized hemp and removed it from the list of Controlled Substances, hemp and its derived products are flooding the consumer market. CBD, or cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive and anti-inflammatory substance, which is derived from hemp has become widely popular.  People are using CBD oil in their meals, body care, and wellness products and even for their pet’s meals. From CBD gummies, topicals, ointment, cream, oil, drinks to clothes, CBD is sprawling across different industries.  However, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission recently said in a new ruling that beer and other alcoholic drinks as of January 1 may not contain either CBD, the non-psychoactive part of hemp, or THC, the psychoactive part of cannabis.  The agency regulates both recreational marijuana and alcoholic products, and with the rising concerns over the effects of CBD, it has decided to stop the production of CBD-infused alcoholic beverages.  According to the Farm Bill by the federal government, the maximum concentration of allowed THC is 0.3% per dry weight. Many products often contain higher levels of THC, which may give a…

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