Hemp bill becomes law in Texas. So, are CBD products finally legal?

Austin, TX - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill that lets Texas farmers grow hemp — and allows the sale of products such as CBD oil.  Supporters and those who sell the products say the new law makes clear that it’s legal to sell hemp products in Texas,

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Legal Hemp In Texas: Lone Star State Poised To Legalize Industrial Hemp

 Austin, TX - A bill passed by the Texas Legislature will usher in a new era of legal hemp in Texas. The same bill will also explicitly legalize the sale of CBD oil supplements by licensed vendors.  “It was voted out of the House and the Senate unanimously,” said Coleman Hemphill,

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Our view: Fate of red-light cameras all but sealed

The bell finally tolled on red-light cameras, and no one in dozens of affected cities across the state seemed to shed a tear. The cameras went on the endangered species list a few week ago when the Supreme Court declined to consider their constitutionality.

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Bill Legalizing CBD Passes House, Heads to Senate

Austin, TX - CBD oil is a step closer to being legalized in Texas after legislators in the House voted on Wednesday to allow people to buy it without fear of being arrested.  HB 1325 cleared the House with no one opposing it Tuesday, paving the way for a final vote Wednesday.

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Ellis County commissioners react to governor-backed sales tax increase

Austin, TX - A new proposal from Texas’ most prominent political leaders would raise the state’s sales tax by one percent, which could generate billions of additional revenue to help provide property tax relief.

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Property tax relief bill passes Texas Senate, heads to House

Austin, TX - A bill that aims to slow the escalating property taxes in the state of Texas has passed another hurdle in the 86th Texas Legislature.

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Meet Tony Hawk, the puppy who fell from the sky after being dropped by a hawk

Austin, TX - He was the puppy that fell from the sky.  On Jan. 12, the Austin, Texas, Animal Center released a photo of a 1-pound chihuahua it called “miracle puppy” that had been rescued by construction workers

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Texas to soon remove hemp from controlled substance list

Dallas, TX - Texas is planning to eliminate hemp from its list of controlled substances.The Dallas Morning News reports that the Texas Department of State Health Services will on Friday remove hemp from a list of Schedule I drugs

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Sen. Perry files bill to legalize hemp growing in Texas

Texas - State Sen. Charles Perry filed a bill Wednesday that could open the door for farmers in Texas to legally grow hemp.  The Lubbock Republican’s filing of SB 1240 comes after the 2018 U.S.

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Texas Independence Week: 15 vanished Texas traditions

Texas - Texas, forever! Right? Well, maybe, but not every part of the Lone Star mystique is gonna last.  Sometimes a beloved business can’t change with the times. Sometimes traditions find themselves at odds with a changing culture.

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Winners Announced in Don't mess with Texas Song Search

Austin, TX - After beating out dozens of entries from across the state, two musical artists will realize their dreams of stardom as winners of the Texas Department of Transportation’s “Don’t mess with Texas” Song Search Contest.

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