Last week, the New York Times caused an uproar among cannabis advocates by publishing an op-ed which asserted a causal relationship between cannabis, psychosis, and violent crime. So, has cannabis really caused an increase in violent crime in states where it’s legal? An analysis from Intelligencer characterizes the editorial as
Yesterday, President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law. This was a huge victory for the hemp and CBD industries, because the law contains provisions explicitly removing industrial hemp from the controlled substances list and legalizing hemp agriculture nationwide.
On Thursday, December 20, President Trump signed into law HR 2, the 2018 Agriculture Improvement Act. This law, which is informally known as the Farm Bill, transforms the regulatory status of hemp in the US. So, why is this such a big deal for the hemp and CBD industries?
This week’s biggest CBD industry development was the passage of the Farm Bill on Wednesday. Both chambers of Congress have now given their stamp of approval. This means that as soon as the President signs it into law, the new rules will take immediate effect. The bill, formally known as
Today, the House of Representatives followed the Senate in approving the 2018 Farm Bill. Cue the confetti, because this is a big deal for CBD consumers. That’s because the new law contains provisions that will explicitly make hemp legal throughout the United States. It also clearly and permanently removes hemp and hemp-derived
The outlook is still promising for the 2018 Farm Bill to be passed before the end of the year. Congress is expected to make public the final draft of the bill next week, and to vote on it shortly thereafter. If passed, this bill will permanently legalize low-THC hemp nationwide, and would
This week’s biggest CBD news is that the members of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee have reached an agreement. This means that they’ve resolved the differences between the two versions of the bill passed by the House and the Senate earlier this year. While there are still a few
The day after Thanksgiving is the biggest shopping day of the year, and people around the US are preparing for the annual spectacle of Black Friday. That’s why the most devoted shoppers will spend Thursday night queueing outside stores to score doorbuster deals and brawl over the last pieces of