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CBD, Some THC To Be Allowed In Food, Drinks Sold In Minnesota – WCCO

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A change to Minnesota law means you soon legally can buy food and drinks with CBD and some THC in it.

The legislature cleared up some of the confusion surrounding what’s allowed in food and beverages. The bill also tightened restrictions on how much hemp-derived THC is legal.

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Nothing But Hemp sells everything from CBD tinctures and capsules to Delta 8 gummies. Sellers and buyers have been living in somewhat of a gray area of what’s allowed, especially when it comes to edibles.

Steve Brown is the owner of the St. Paul shop.

“Right now, we have clarity in the industry, which is exactly what we were looking for,” Brown said.

The legislature approved adding CBD to food and drinks, along with 5 mg of hemp-derived THC per serving, and 50 mg total in a package.

It added other safeguards, like childproof packaging and more testing.

“Overall, this is gonna create new businesses, new opportunities, new products, and it’s going to be really good for consumers,” Brown said.

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“It’s a big deal for anyone who uses CBD products. Now it will be expressly legal in Minnesota for the first time,” said Jason Tarasek with Minnesota Cannabis Law.

Tarasek specializes in Cannabis law. He says the bill also includes limitations, impacting certain products, likely vapes and some flowers.

“I know there are people…

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