Indiana Attorney General Pens Op-Ed Amid Confusion over CBD Oil Legality

Indiana Attorney General Pens Op-Ed Amid Confusion over CBD Oil Legality

Attorney General Curtis Hill released an op-ed Tuesday regarding the state’s current standing on cannabidiol oil.

December 13, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill released an op-ed on Tuesday regarding the state’s current standing on cannabidiol (CBD) oil after he says “certain misperceptions” still exist.

In an interview with FOX59, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said he believes CBD oil is legal to sell and possess in Indiana as long as it contains no amount of THC, a contradiction in part from Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill who said last month all CBD oil products are illegal.

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Late last month, Holcomb directed Indiana Excise Police to not confiscate CBD oil for a 60-day period that started Nov. 28 in order to give lawmakers time to clarify state law in response to the attorney general’s legal opinion.

Hill’s determination came after state legislators passed a new law allowing CBD oil to be used to treat epilepsy. The state requires people using CBD oil to go on a registry.

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