People are hopeful and excited, and they want to think, ‘Great! We can do it now,’” said Anita Sabine, a Los Angeles-based cannabis attorney. “But it’s really not a one-size-fits-all approach. There is no such thing as a 50-state rollout.”

The accompanying map shows the wide variety of state approaches on CBD. Some states have ignored the CBD sales trend, leaving enforcement up to local agencies that are trying to make sense of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines.

Others are giving CBD the thumbs-up, but not through law. Still others are writing their own rules for ensuring that CBD products are safe.

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States setting their own CBD rules as federal action lags