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The president signed the legislation into law Dec. 20, accelerating the hemp industry’s growth. President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill Thursday afternoon, signaling the official nationwide legalization of industrial hemp—a moment long-awaited by the cannabis industry. Earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell inserted language from his Hemp Farming Act of 2018 into the Farm Bill to federally legalize the […]
As legalization spreads, owners are giving pets CBD – a chemical in marijuana – but owners are still largely on their own As surely as the gun displayed in act I will go off in act III, the dog in a stoner comedy will get blazed. At home, amateur animal behaviorists have long studied the […]
CBD seems to be everywhere these days, but many people are still wondering: what is CBD? What is Cannabidiol (CBD)? There’s more to cannabis than a psychoactive “high.” Marijuana resin glands are home to a multitude of chemical compounds. In fact, the crystal-like trichomes that adorn cannabis flowers are like tiny chemical factories. In total, […]
Cannabis consumers have long prized potency (a high THC content) as one of the main factors that makes a particular strain more desirable. Though traditional demand for THC has caused an oversaturation of high-potency products, many consumers are starting to prefer less intense products that are lower in THC and higher in the non-intoxicating compound […]
We’re in the midst of a CBD craze. Cannabidiol — CBD — is a compound in the marijuana plant with purported medical benefits but very little (0.3 percent or less) THC, the plant’s psychoactive ingredient. In other words, it won’t make you feel high or stoned. Dozens of online companies sell it as a supplement. […]
What challenges are to come as the Great White North goes green and the U.S. Hemp Farming Act of 2018 allows its hemp farmers to compete? Canada has officially legalized and regulated the production, sale, and adult-use of cannabis. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says this approach will “kneecap,” or cripple, black market sales, protect the […]
A new study found that the chemical extracted from cannabis has antipsychotic effects. ONE SINGLE DOSE OF cannabidiol, a chemical extracted from cannabis, decreases brain abnormalities in people with psychosis. According to a study published Wednesday by King’s College London in JAMA Psychiatry, cannidiboil, also referred to as CBD, acts in the brain to reduce […]
CBD oil, e-juice, and other products are becoming increasingly popular as the medicinal properties of cannabis become more and more mainstream. But unfortunately, the dubious legal status of marijuana in the U.S. and around the world means that regulation of these products is inconsistent at best. There are many companies jumping on the medical marijuana […]