Texas Hemp law creates haze of confusion: ‘It Changed The Definition Of Marijuana’

3/12/20–While bills to decriminalize marijuana failed in the last legislation session, the state’s new hemp law passed unanimously. It was intended to allow farmers to cash in on a new crop, but the unintended effect is a big one. According to Tarrant County Assistant District Attorney Dale Smith, it changed the definition of marijuana by defining legal hemp as the same plant, only with a concentration of less than .3% THC, marijuana’s euphoria inducing chemical. Read