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Congress Approves Measure Allowing CBD Use By Military Service Members
Published on July 20, 2020 By Kyle Jaeger - https://twitter.com/kylejaeger
The House of Representatives approved an amendment on Monday to allow military service members to use products containing hemp and its derivatives—including CBD.
The measure, sponsored by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), stipulates that the “Secretary of Defense may not prohibit, on the basis of a product containing hemp or any ingredient derived from hemp, the possession, use, or consumption of such product by a member of the Armed Forces” as long as the crop meets the federal definition of hemp and that “such possession, use, or consumption is in compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local law.”
It passed by a vote of 336-71 in an en bloc package including dozens of other non-cannabis amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill also features a measure approved in committee earlier this month that allow heads of military branches to issue reenlistment waivers for those who admit to using marijuana, or were convicted of a misdemeanor marijuana offense, once.
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Source : Marijuana Moment
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