Rush on at Indiana shops to snatch up CBD oil products before they’re pulled
KOKOMO, Ind. — Stores selling cannabis-derived oils in central Indiana are seeing a spike in sales after the state’s attorney general declared the products illegal with one limited exception.
Kokomo store owner Joan Johnson said sales and interest in products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, increased after Attorney General Curtis Hill issued his opinion last month, the Kokomo Tribune reported.
Hill said CBD products are illegal to possess, make or sell in Indiana, with the only exemption extending to people with epilepsy on a new state registry.
“There’s been a lot of interest because so many people are in pain, and they have not had success with the prescription pain medicine,” said Johnson, who sells several lines of marijuana-derived oils that customers often use to treat pain and stress.
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