Kentucky Advances Two Hemp-Related Bills

Kentucky legislators are defining and redefining what’s allowed with regards to hemp products.

House Bill 593 calls for a creation of a new section in the Kentucky Revised Statute’s (KRS) Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to establish labeling requirements for cannabidiol (CBD) products, including:

  • Labeling requirements for ingestible or cosmetic CBD products that allow consumers to find the certificate of analysis for the product, where the hemp was grown and contact information of the manufacturer or distributor.
  • Restriction of product labeling or advertising material for any ingestible or cosmetic CBD product bearing any claims that the product can diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
  • Manufacturers or processors of ingestible or cosmetic CBD products shall be permitted as a food manufacturer or a cosmetic manufacturer. They must include a list of CBD products as well as the name and physical address of production or processing.

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