End of March Cannabis Industry News

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On March 29, 2019
3 Major movements in cannabis and hemp made headlines at the end of this March including: cannabis banking in West Virginia, failure to legalize it in New Jersey, and CVS pharmacy selling CBD products.
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2018: The Year in Weed

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On December 30, 2018
Another year, more legal cannabis! 2018 saw a ton of changes in the cannabis industry and support for legalization is at an all-time high. Check out our 2018 Year End Recap for this year's highlights.
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Farm Bill Allows Cultivation of Hemp & CBD

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On December 14, 2018
The Senate passed the 2018 Farm Bill 87-13 on Tuesday, a huge step towards legalizing hemp cultivation. The bill would remove industrial hemp from the federal government's list of controlled substances and categorize it as an agricultural product...
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Canadian Researchers Map the Cannabis Genome

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On December 7, 2018
Researchers at the University of Toronto are mapping the cannabis genome, and have discovered that marijuana and hemp evolved into separate species of the same plant through the action of virus-like DNA segments...
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Demand for CBD Fuels Support for New Research

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On October 24, 2018
There's been a lot of buzz around CBD these days, even before rumors that Coca-Cola is considering a CBD-infused beverage. The CBD industry has doubled in size in the last two years, and one cannabis research firm estimates that the cannabis market will reach $20 billion by 2020...
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FDA says CBD Should be Descheduled, but There’s a Catch

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On October 3, 2018
In a newly released memo, the U.S. FDA suggested cannabidiol (CBD) should be removed from the Controlled Substances Act to Schedule 5. Drugs in this category are considered to have a low potential for abuse and include over-the-counter medications...
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California Bans CBD Extracted from Hemp in Edibles

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On July 27, 2018
California health regulators announced that hemp-derived CBD cannot be used in edibles (both food and drink) for either humans or pets. The rule change is a huge blow to the state's industrial hemp industry and has left much confusion in its wake...
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CBD Makes Inroads Even in States with Restrictive Cannabis Laws

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On March 21, 2018
While the end of marijuana prohibition is spreading across the U.S., there are still some states that are reluctant to enter into the brave new world of cannabis. But data compiled by MJ Business Daily shows even in states with restrictive cannabis laws, there are still signs of progress--especially when it comes to CBD.
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Athletes Lead the Way to Cannabis Legalization

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On February 21, 2018
Changes in marijuana laws across the U.S. have helped normalize cannabis use, and there are an increasing number of athletes who want an alternative to opioids and painkillers, and anti-inflammatories...
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Cannabis: the Answer to America’s Opioid crisis?

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On November 2, 2017
An editorial published by the Los Angeles Times on Monday posed a question that no one seems to be asking about the nation's opioid epidemic: why aren't we talking about medical marijuana as an alternative?
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The FDA Wants Your Feedback on CBD!

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On August 24, 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug (FDA) is asking for input from patients who have experience using Cannabidiol (CBD) to treat medical conditions. CBD is a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis that's proven therapeutic for treating pain, seizures and epilepsy....
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CBD is Causing a Medical Revolution

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On March 14, 2017
Once THC's lesser known cousin, CBD is getting serious attention these days because of its potential use in treating a wide-range of medical conditions. So what is CBD and what are some of its therapeutic uses? Here's a breakdown of what you need to know...
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