Big news this month in the Golden State… California governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 45 into law, a bill that explicitly legalizes the retail sale of hemp-derived extract products, including CBD, for people and pets. Among other things, this new legislation aims to ensure that these products are accurately labeled and safe, by requiring that they are subject to stringent testing requirements and that manufacturers are registered with California’s Department of Public Health.
Click this link for the full text of AB 45: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220AB45
Click this link for a summary of the bill: https://hempsupporter.com/assets/uploads/AB-45-Summary-of-Provisions-and-Regs.pdf
Read the news story on Politico here: https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2021/09/30/california-prepares-to-police-burgeoning-cbd-market-1391460