While the ban is recent, and the state hasn’t made any attempts to penalize or prosecute retailers or CBD brands, representatives of the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) are actively working to remove these products from shelves. The WSDA recently released a statement outlining their stance on CBD in food and as a medicine.
Consumers are allowed to purchase or possess up to one ounce of marijuana, 16 ounces of marijuana-infused CBD edibles in solid form, and 72 ounces of marijuana-derived CBD liquids.
Washington CBD laws
CBD is the second-most prominent cannabinoid found in cannabis following THC. Unlike THC, which produces a high, CBD is non-intoxicating. CBD also contains a host of potential therapeutic benefits, including anti-anxiety, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and seizure suppressing properties.
Currently, anyone intending to grow, process, or market industrial hemp must apply for a license through the Industrial Hemp Research Pilot program (IHRP). The program recently combined the separate application forms into one universal application to simplify the process and reduce the amount of supporting documentation necessary to apply for a license.
With the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, an influx of CBD-infused products hit the Washington market. In October 2019, Washington banned the sale of hemp-derived CBD in food and beverage products in line with current policies from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
There are hundreds of cannabis strains registered by THC Farms with state authorities, meaning you have plenty of choices. Certain strains, such as the Rappler Kush, have received numerous accolades at cannabis events. Check out the Sativa Black Cherry and BlackBerry, which are hybrid strains, for their pleasurable hit.
2019 was also the year when the state allowed the establishment of its full-scale agriculture program. Crop seed acquisition was also authorized even without approval from the federal government.
The Hollingsworth Cannabis Company
The late 1990s saw the voters’ approval of Initiative 692, which significantly changed the cannabis landscape. I-692 allowed the use of medical marijuana in patients with debilitating or terminal conditions. Even their primary caregivers were given protection under the law provided that they possessed a 60-day or less supply.
But it doesn’t stop there as CannaSol adopts an even more rigorous curing process designed to express the terpenes’ potency and flavor fully. Your experience will be smoother with a subtle hit that enhances the overall experience.