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On Tuesday morning, the Hemporium Boutique in Rapid City, South Dakota received a visit from detectives with a drug task force, who told the store’s owners that they had 24 hours to remove all CBD products from their shelves. That’s because in 2017, South Dakota passed legislation classifying CBD oil

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This week, Rolling Stone published an exclusive new report from the Brightfield Group predicting massive growth in the CBD market. According to analysts, the American market could reach $20 billion by 2020. This is much higher than recent projections from other organizations. For example, we reported last month on a

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House Judiciary Committee discussing HR 5634
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On Thursday morning, the House Judiciary Committee approved the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018, which will make it easier for researchers to study cannabis. Rep. Matt Gaetz sponsored the bill, along with 40 other representatives from both sides of the aisle.

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Things are looking up for industrial hemp in the US! That’s because the joint House and Senate Farm Bill conference committee held their first meeting on Wednesday morning. Three conferees specifically mentioned hemp in their remarks: It’s past time that we build on the work that we began with the

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The joint House and Senate Farm Bill conference committee held their first meeting on Wednesday morning. This is the beginning of an effort to resolve the differences between the two versions of the 2018 Farm Bill legislation passed by the House and Senate earlier this year.

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Today is Opioid Misuse Awareness Day, and this week, CBD Hacker took a look at some of the ways that  CBD might play a role in fighting the epidemic. But while CBD could be a lifeline for people who are dealing with opioid dependence, this weeks news reminds us that it’s

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Officials in Alabama announced this week that they will be cracking down on CBD sales in the state. While two Alabama laws—Carly’s Law and Leni’s Law—define specific conditions under which CBD use is legal in the state, these laws don’t offer protections for people who do not meet those conditions.

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CBD News: photo of cannabis grow facility.
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The DEA is planning on ramping up marijuana production for research purposes in 2019, Forbes reports. While the agency allowed the production of about 1,000 pounds of cannabis in 2018, that amount will increase to 5,400 pounds in 2019. Meanwhile, the DEA wants a reduction of opioid medicines—like oxycodone, hydrocodone,

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This week in CBD news: A legal challenge to DEA guidance on CBD. The first modern hemp crop at Washington’s Mt. Vernon. And can CBD really help with sleep?

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This week, one woman’s experience is making people think twice about driving through Wyoming with CBD products. Anita Maddux was on her way to Montana to care for her ailing mother. She was pulled over in Wyoming for an expired license plate, and when she admitted that she could neither

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