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Despite frequent (and accurate) media characterizations of the CBD industry as the new, unregulated “wild west,” it would appear that the American public is not getting the picture. According to a new survey, conducted by the US-based Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), many Americans believe that CBD products are being regulated

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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

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The US Department of Agriculture has finally made good on its promise to publish hemp regulations in time for the 2020 growing season. 

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Athletes, take note! This week, USA Triathlon became the first national governing body in the Olympics system to form a partnership with a CBD company.

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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

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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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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

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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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