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A hemp plant inside of the Custom Botanical Dispensary in Austin. Stores selling CBD products are popping up across Texas.
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / The Texas Tribune

In 2017, business was slow for Sarah Kerver. She was a sales rep for a Colorado-based company trying to push hemp and CBD products in Texas. But customers were apprehensive.

Associated Press

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD.

"It'll relax you," the friend assured.

The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn't relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma.