Mitch McConnell’s Farm Bill Could Blow Up the CBD Market

Seth Goldberg
Seth A. Goldberg

CBD is already big business in America with hundreds of millions of dollars in sales every year. But the market for pot’s second most famous compound might soon skyrocket thanks to a somewhat unlikely ally: Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell.

The powerful Republican from Kentucky included provisions in this year’s Farm Bill that would fully legalize industrial hemp. That bill is now a top priority for Congress to pass before the end of the year, and if it becomes law we might see CBD on the shelves of every drug store in America.

To read the full text of this article, in which Duane Morris partner Seth Goldberg was quoted, please visit The Stranger’s website.