Folks Are Asking: Is CBD Oil Legal in Florida?
Since the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill, the CBD industry has seen exponential growth across the U.S. The Hemp Farming Act legalized industrial hemp, thereby deeming hemp-derived products, like CBD oil, legal on a federal level.
However, every state has the right to implement its own laws regarding the legality of hemp and its derivatives. This means that laws are different from a state level to a federal level and can differ significantly from one state to another.
According to Florida law, CBD is legal as long as it is hemp-derived and contains less than 0.3% THC. The Sunshine State passed this law, SB1020, in July 2019, aligning the state’s views on hemp with federal law. SB1020 specifically made hemp extracts legal and removed hemp-derived cannabinoids from the controlled substances list.
Continue reading below for the most comprehensive guide to CBD oil in Florida.