Because the hemp and CBD industry takes form in Minnesota, state lawmakers and industry advocates are getting through some pains that are growing. Regulations worked in to a budget bill awaiting Gov. Tim Walz’ signature concern some in the nascent, but industry that is fast-growing.
Sen. Karla Bigham, DFL-Cottage Grove, said her bill to need improvements in labeling, customer oversight and quantities of trace elements was “one of this only DFL amendments that got on that Health and Human Services bill.” Republicans keep the bulk in the Minnesota Senate.
CBD arises from hemp, a newly legalized crop. It is found in fiber, oil or grain type. (more…)