Is CBD safe during pregnancy? A new study published this week suggests that pregnant women should avoid both CBD and THC. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, studied the effects of a one-time exposure to cannabinoids (both CBD and THC) on pregnant
The green rush is on. And according to Hemp Business Daily’s newly released 2019 Hemp & CBD Industry Factbook, retail sales of CBD may surpass $10 billion by 2024. According to those projections, the combination of consumer demand and easy access to CBD products may drive sales to about $1.1
It’s hardly big news that CBD doesn’t get you high. And we’ve known for a while that CBD can also offset THC’s psychoactivity. But new research out of the University of Western Ontario has shed some light on the molecular mechanisms at work when CBD interacts with THC in the
GW Pharmaceuticals created the first FDA-approved CBD-based drug, Epidiolex. Now, the company is turning its attention from seizure disorders to autism. The cannabis pharmaceutical company is currently conducting a new clinical trial at Montefiore Medical Center in New York which will examine the effects of CBDV, or cannabidivarin, on autism spectrum
This week the Arthritis Foundation became the first major health organization to issue guidance for using CBD as a treatment for arthritis pain. The foundation created the guidance, with help from expert researchers, after reviewing the results of a survey that they conducted in July of 2019. According to the
Vaping continued to be big news this week, with spiked CBD e-pens taking center stage. The Associated Press published the findings of their own investigation into spiked CBD, after commissioning lab testing of 30 brands of CBD vape products. The investigation comes in the wake of several cases of consumers
The perils of vaping have suddenly become very big news in the US, with six deaths and several hundred possible cases of lung illness associated with e-cigarettes. While it’s not yet clear what is causing the illnesses, the chemical vitamin E acetate is a key focus of the ongoing investigation.
If you live in California, you’ll probably have to wait a bit longer to buy CBD edibles in stores. A proposed bill, which would have reversed a ban on CBD-infused foods, was put in “suspense” this week. This legislative maneuver, which comes as a huge disappointment to the CBD industry