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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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This week in the United Kingdom, the Home Secretary decided to reschedule medical cannabis products. With this change, physicians will be able to prescribe cannabis-based medicines if they’ve determined that a patient has an exceptional need. A 5-year-old girl named Brooke Adams can’t attend kindergarten because she needs medical cannabis

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This week, Vice took a look at the legal status of CBD products, with both a DEA spokesperson and a hemp industry attorney weighing in. Their verdict? It’s a gray area, but the DEA seems unlikely to enforce its own rules about CBD. Brandon Beatty, CEO of Bluebird Botanicals, broke

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Last week, California’s Department of Public Health released a statement essentially banning industrial hemp-derived CBD from being added to foods or sold as a supplement. But Rod Kight, a North Carolina-based attorney specializing in the cannabis industry, says that the CDPH has misinterpreted existing laws. Also in California, the LA

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This week, it’s legal to grow industrial hemp in the state of Virginia, allowing anyone to apply to participate in the state’s industrial hemp research program. In Arkansas, voters approved medical cannabis back in 2016, but it’s been tied up in legal red tape—until now. This week, state officials said

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On Monday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved its first cannabis-derived drug.

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Congratulations, Canada! On Tuesday, Canada’s federal government passed Bill C-24, legalizing recreational cannabis sales. The vote ended our our northern neighbor’s 95 years of cannabis prohibition.

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It was a big week for CBD, with two different US Senate committees considering bills that would be game-changers for the whole cannabis industry.

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