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ICYMI: NBC 5 Investigates Legality of CBD Oil

If found in possession of CBD oil, you could face a felony or misdemeanor depending on whether THC is present.

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    ICYMI: NBC 5 Investigates Legality of CBD Oil
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    If you've been out at all recently, you've likely seen the newest health craze -- CBD oil. But is it legal in Texas? Well, that depends on who you ask. NBC 5 Investigates takes a look at the issue. Here you can find the stories capsulized in a digest with the most recent updates.

    School District Warns of Criminal Charges If Students Caught With CBD Oil

    The Mansfield Independent School District has issued a notice to parents, warning them that their kids could face felony charges for bringing CBD oil to school. To read more on this story, click here.

    CBD Legality Up to Legislators, State Health Department, Tarrant County DA Says
    Responding to comments from CBD users and advocacy groups, Tarrant County DA Sherin Wilson released a statement Tuesday outlining the laws regarding hemp, CBD and marijuana in Texas. Hemp, Wilson said, along with its derivatives, has not been legalized in Texas. To read more on this story, click here.

    Healing Power or a Dose of Trouble? CBD Oil Takes Law Enforcement By Surprise
    In North Texas, like across the country, CBD oil is sold in high-end establishments, complete with CBD for dogs, as well as in head shops, where it shares the shelves with rolling papers and bongs. To read more about this story, click here.

    Have CBD Oil? It Could Land You in Jail in One NTX CountyHave CBD Oil? It Could Land You in Jail in One NTX County

    If you've been out at all recently, you've likely seen the newest health craze -- CBD oil. But is it legal in Texas? Well, that depends on who you ask.

    (Published Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019)

    If Texas Toughens CBD Laws, User Predicts 'Uproar'
    A CBD user says if the state toughens the laws against the oil there will be an "uproar" and that supporters "are not going to go down quietly." To read more about this story, click here.

    CBD User Says Tougher Laws Will Spark 'Uproar' in TexasCBD User Says Tougher Laws Will Spark 'Uproar' in Texas

    A CBD user says if the state toughens the laws against the oil there will be an "uproar" and that supporters "are not going to go down quietly." 

    (Published Friday, Feb. 1, 2019)

    With CBD, Local Police Are Policing Themselves
    A retired Fort Worth SWAT officer is selling CBD, many times to police officers who are using it to treat a variety of ailments, despite the county DA considering it illegal. To read more about this story, click here.

    With CBD, Local Police Are Policing ThemselvesWith CBD, Local Police Are Policing Themselves

    A retired Fort Worth SWAT officer is selling CBD, many times to police officers who are using it to treat a variety of ailments, despite the county DA considering it illegal.

    (Published Friday, Feb. 1, 2019)