On March 27, 2019, Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed into a law a bill that explicitly allows cannabidiol (CBD) to be added to food products. The measure was introduced as an emergency bill after state consumer and community health inspectors issued a warning for retailers to remove hemp-derived CBD products from shelves earlier this year. Although the state later apologized for the order, CBD retailers have mired in uncertainty. Because it was passed as an emergency bill, the measure will go into effect immediately.
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