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
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.
Setting a national THC testing standard is causing a major headache for the USDA. According to William Richmond, head of the Specialty Crops Program in the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, the USDA has been “bombarded with questions” about hemp, and is “working hard to issue the hemp regulations.” According to
In the race to fight new antibiotic-resistant superbugs, CBD may be scientists’ latest weapon. Researchers at this week’s annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology reported on recent research which shows CBD to be as effective as many other common antibiotics. Unlike other antibiotics, though, it seems not to
With 4/20 coming up, Carl’s Jr. is making history by becoming the first major fast-food chain to provide a CBD burger. Featuring a CBD-infused sauce, the “Rocky Mountain High: Cheeseburger Delight” will be sold at only one location in Denver, CO. For now, at least. In other food news (if