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Texas veterans vow to protect the state’s hemp market as one state lawmaker hopes to crack down

The new delta-8 hemp products, which are widely available, can produce a high similar to marijuana’s. State Sen. Charles Perry said he and his peers never intended for such products to reach the market.

Dave Walden, wearing a Veterans of Foreign Wars cap demonstrates how the CBD vending machine works by purchasing a product, in Leander on Nov. 1, 2022.

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State Sen. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, on the Senate floor on May 15, 2019.
From left: Chris Bentler, Scott Vanlandingham, Dave Walden, and John Jowers chat at a table inside the VFW post in Leander on Nov. 1.
Products line the shelves of the newly restocked De Vega CBD Relief vending machine in Leander on Nov. 1, 2022.
CBD products sit on a table at the VFW post in Leander, on Nov. 1, 2022. De Vega CBD Relief partnered with Hometown Hero, a CBD company supporting veterans.

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