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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

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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

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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

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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

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A paper in this month’s edition of Forensic Science International took a close look at adulterated CBD e-liquid products. The researchers analyzed samples of nine products from a single manufacturer, and while all of the products contained CBD, several also contained dangerous additives. According to investigator Michelle Peace, the impetus for

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With the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week, hemp and medical cannabis advocates are hoping for a friendlier face to step into the role. Sessions had been notorious for his negative views on cannabis. But what about Matthew Whitaker, the interim AG? Marijuana Moment reports that Whitaker’s previous

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Epidiolex, the first cannabis-derived medicine that the FDA has ever approved, is now available in pharmacies in the United States. This follows the DEA’s limited rescheduling of CBD, which only allows for the sale of medications that have the FDA’s seal of approval. In other words, the rescheduling only applies

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Can non-cannabis plants produce the compounds known as cannabinoids? Some researchers say yes. The latest contender for an alternate plant source of cannabinoids is liverwort.

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Let’s start by getting this week’s biggest cannabis story out of the way: yes, Canada legalized it! And for our friends in the north, Bloomberg put together a Legal Weed Shopping Guide. Check it out for a ton of great information on the newly cannabis-friendly Canada.

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The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) will consider reclassifying cannabis when they meet in Geneva next month. And as part of this process, the committee is gathering information from the public. As a result, the FDA is seeking public comments on whether cannabis should be

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