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Texas stores selling cannabis extract cannabidiol popping up


October 14, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Some stores around Texas have begun selling the cannabis extract known as CBD, despite the lack of any state law specifically legalizing the sale.

The Austin American-Statesman reports the sale of products containing CBD, or cannabidiol, is occurring in a legal grey area. Law enforcement officials, prosecutors and pro-cannabis activists disagreeing among themselves whether the sales are legal.

CBD is a non-intoxicating derivative of marijuana and hemp that has been marketed as therapy for many afflictions, from chronic pain to insomnia.

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