Texas Asks Court To Let It Enforce Smokable Hemp Ban

By Katie Buehler (June 3, 2021, 6:26 PM EDT) -- Texas urged an appellate court panel Thursday to dissolve a temporary injunction prohibiting the state's health regulator from enforcing a ban on the production, processing and sale of smokable forms of hemp, arguing the challenged rule merely restated a statute in a digestible format.

The Texas Department of State Health Services told a three-justice panel of the Third Court of Appeals in Austin that the challenged rule was issued to explain clearly what the state Legislature meant when it passed a law prohibiting the manufacturing and processing of smokable hemp products and that it did not add prohibitions to the law....

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