In a twist of the legislative lingo of Connecticut’s HB6699, this mind-bending bill unleashes a whole new category dubbed “High-THC Hemp Products,” throwing them into the wacky world of weed. Who would have thought? Buckle up, because these products are about to get hit with a barrage of licensing and regulatory requirements. We’re talking exclusive sales through licensed joints (pun intended), rigorous testing, and strict age restrictions (21 and over, unless you’ve got a medical marijuana pass).
So, what exactly qualifies as a “High-THC Hemp Product”? Well, it’s like this: if you’ve got a hemp edible, topical, or transdermal patch, you better not exceed one milligram of THC per serving or five milligrams per container. And hold your horses, tincture enthusiasts! Whether you’re swallowing it, letting it hang out between your gums and cheeks, or going for that fancy sublingual absorption, your THC dosage can’t go over one milligram per serving or 25 milligrams per container.
Now, if you’re into concentrates and extracts, including the mesmerizing vape oils, wax, or shatter, you’re in for a treat. You can’t go beyond 25 milligrams of THC per container, or else you’ll be playing with the big boys in the High-THC Hemp Product League. (Sounds a lot like weed.) Oh, and for those oddball hemp products that don’t fit neatly into these categories, you’ve got three options: one milligram per serving, twenty five milligrams per container, or a dry-weight THC content of 0.3% for cannabis flower or trim. Talk about getting specific!
But wait, there’s more! If you dare to advertise, label, or sell a product that boasts THC levels beyond these limits, congratulations! You’ve just crafted a bona fide High-THC Hemp Product. Prepare to have your mind blown by the regulatory repercussions that follow…
As if that wasn’t enough, the bill goes on to redefine marijuana and cannabis, ditching the good ol’ hemp products that exceed the 0.3% THC concentration on a dry-weight basis and embracing the world of high-thc hemp products. They even kick the exemption for hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) to the curb, making it crystal clear that high-thc hemp products are no longer part of the “not-marijuana” club. It’s a topsy-turvy journey through the hazy corridors of legislative language, my friends. Stay toked… I mean, tuned! And keep it weird.
The bill passed by a landslide.
Weed’s just weed.
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