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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas farmers could begin growing hemp under legislation gaining steam in both chambers

House Bill 1325 would legalize hemp and hemp-derived extracts like CBD oil as long as they contain no more than 0.3% of tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive element in marijuana known as THC.

State Sen. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, on the Senate floor on May 15, 2019.

Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.

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