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CBD News

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

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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

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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

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It took almost eight months to get around to it, but the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has finally updated its guidance on hemp.

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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

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CBD News

At this week’s National Industrial Hemp Council’s 2019 Hemp Business Summit, FDA Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy Lowell Schiller gave insight into the FDA’s current stance on CBD. Schiller reiterated that the FDA retains regulatory authority over hemp-derived products, and that companies are not permitted to introduce CBD into the

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CBD News

Ohio was front and center in hemp news this week as Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 57 into law, launching the state’s hemp program.

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CBD News

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

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The FDA made a few headlines this week with respect to CBD. First, the agency announced a public hearing which will take place on May 31, 2019.

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