NEWS: Bill to legalize CBD oil clears House panel

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Bill to legalize CBD oil clears House panel

Post by Puca! » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:09 pm

http://www.ktvb.com/article/news/local/ ... -522696454
From this item: CBD oil is illegal in Idaho if it contains any trace amount of THC.

House Bill 577 would allow up to .3 percent of THC in CBD oil. That amount aligns with the federal standard.

Bill sponsor Rep. Dorothy Moon says that amount is not nearly enough to get someone "high."

Moon says doctors and researchers have found that CBD oil can treat epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, and pain in general.

It’s a substance she says many of her constituents use, and they would like to be able to do so legally.

“To me this is something that should not be a Schedule I drug because it doesn't get you high, and it’s something that really has some great medicinal purposes,” Moon said.

Moon also argues that with the opioid epidemic nationwide, and right here in Idaho, CBD oil is a natural approach to treat pain and a substance you can't overdose on.

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Re: Bill to legalize CBD oil clears House panel

Post by board_admin » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:03 pm

Puca! wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:09 pm
http://www.ktvb.com/article/news/local/ ... -522696454
From this item: CBD oil is illegal in Idaho if it contains any trace amount of THC.

House Bill 577 would allow up to .3 percent of THC in CBD oil. That amount aligns with the federal standard.

Bill sponsor Rep. Dorothy Moon says that amount is not nearly enough to get someone "high."

Moon says doctors and researchers have found that CBD oil can treat epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, and pain in general.

It’s a substance she says many of her constituents use, and they would like to be able to do so legally.

“To me this is something that should not be a Schedule I drug because it doesn't get you high, and it’s something that really has some great medicinal purposes,” Moon said.

Moon also argues that with the opioid epidemic nationwide, and right here in Idaho, CBD oil is a natural approach to treat pain and a substance you can't overdose on.
This is a good thing. Keep weed generally illegal and make quicker progress deregulating these types of uses. It's the best of both worlds . . . unless you are a stoner who likes using the lady down the street with cancer as your poster girl for your excuse to get high.

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