MJ Biz Report Says Farmers May Sue To Stop Passage of CBD Bill


They write.. But not everyone is on board with the measure, Assembly Bill 45, which Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign into law. In particular, a coalition of hemp farmers is preparing a lawsuit to halt the implementation of the bill, two sources said. One of the main issues the farmers are upset with is a provision in the bill that bans the sale of smokable – or, as the bill refers to it, “inhalable” – hemp products, including flower cigarettes. Although AB 45 allows California hemp farmers to sell smokable flower out of state, it prohibits the sale of the products in-state until the Legislature establishes a new tax for such merchandise. AB 45’s primary sponsor, Assembly Member Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, has already assured stakeholders she plans to run a tax bill next year. But several sources agreed getting a new tax approved by the Legislature could take a few years as opposed to a few months. https://mjbizdaily.com/california-marijuana-hemp-industries-hail-cbd-bill-passage-but-farmers-might-sue/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=MJD_20210914_NEWS_Daily

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