Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to Sign Bill Legalizing CBD, Hemp: What Happens Next?
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to Sign Bill Legalizing CBD, Hemp: What Happens Next?

The new law will take effect immediately in Ohio.

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July 30, 2019

"A big relief."

That’s how Dave Arend described the new law effectively ending CBD prohibition in Ohio, which had led to some restless nights for the owner of Your CBD Store in Anderson Township.

Arend opened the store July 1, fully aware that the sale of cannabidiol in Ohio was still illegal outside state-licensed medical marijuana dispensaries.

Just six months earlier, state and local officials had cracked down on retailers selling CBD products, forcing them to remove, or “embargo,’’ the products from store shelves.

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