Marijuana And Hemp Beverages Officially Included In Congressional Bottle Recycling Bill

Marijuana And Hemp Beverages Officially Included In Congressional Bottle Recycling Bill

A pair of U.S. senators have introduced a new bill to promote recycling beverage containers—and it explicitly includes marijuana and hemp drink bottles as one of a handful qualifying categories. The “Original Recycling (OR) Bottle Act,” filed by Sens. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR), is modeled after legislation enacted in their home state. It would require that beverage bottles and cans be eligible for recycling after consumer use, and provides that individuals receive a minimum refund for returning them to stores. While cannabis remains illegal under federal law, the bill specifically includes drinks “containing marijuana or hemp” as…

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