The Indiana Senate has joined the House in taking steps to explicitly legalize cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, for all Hoosiers to use.
The Indiana Senate passed a bill 35-13 Monday that would allow the sale and use of cannabidiol in Indiana.
Senate Bill 52 authorizes the manufacture, sale and use of the cannabis-derived product in Indiana, as long as it contains less than 0.3 percent THC — the marijuana ingredient that produces a "high."
“So many people have benefitted from using CBD oil to treat a variety of problems like epilepsy, cancer and anxiety,” State Senator, Michael Young said. “Since we are limiting how much THC can be in the product, there is no risk for people to use this to get high. My hope with this bill is that more Hoosiers will be able to use this product to treat their ailments.”
The oil would be available for purchase over-the-counter from retailers across the state.