Monthly Archives: May 2019

What is the latest with CBD?

What is the latest with CBD?

Maine – LD 630 ‘An Act To Clarify That Food, Food Additives and Food Products Containing Hemp-derived Cannabidiol Produced and Sold within the State Are Not Adulterated and To Match the State’s Definition of “Hemp” to the Definition in Federal Law’ was signed into law by Governor Mills as an emergency measure on March 27, 2019.

As of May 20, 2019,  LD 1749 ‘An Act To Amend the State’s Hemp Laws’ was released to further refine the state’s Hemp and CBD laws.

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Discontinuance of EBT Photos

As of April 26, 2019, the Office for Family Independence is no longer offering the option to add a photo to Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Cards.  All EBT cards will continue to be valid and should continue to be accepted, whether they have a photo or not.  We will not be replacing cards that currently have photos, unless requested by the card holder.  We thank you for your partnership and continued assistance toward reaching our common goals.

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