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Statement on Cannabidiol for the FDA

Project CBD responds to the Food and Drug Administration's call for statements on the use of CBD. By On September 14, 2017 Sept. 13, 2017 The legal and regulatory status of cannabidiol (CBD), a component of the cannabis plant with a huge therapeutic upside, has...

5 Ways CBD Can Improve Your Health

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the non-psychoactive chemical compound found inside the cannabis plant. It’s all over the news right now, and science is finally paying it a lot of attention due to discoveries in its ability to potentially treat a wide variety of physical,...

CBD and Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky have identified a previously unknown molecular target of cannabidiol (CBD), which may have significant therapeutic implications for Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Read Full Article at: CBD Report CBD...

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NCIA Publishes Environmental Sustainability Recommendations

NCIA Publishes Environmental Sustainability Recommendations

Earlier this week, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) published its recommendations for improving environmental sustainability in the cannabis industry. The report, titled Environmental Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry: Impacts, Best Management...

The Cannabis Industry, After the Election

The Cannabis Industry, After the Election

While the 2020 Presidential election didn’t exactly end up in a clear landslide victory for the Democrats, there is one group that did well: the cannabis industry. The results clearly show that the expansion of cannabis is a recognizable part of today’s society across...

Leaders in Infused Products Manufacturing: Part 3

Leaders in Infused Products Manufacturing: Part 3

Cannabis infused products manufacturing is quickly becoming a massive new market. With companies producing everything from gummies to lotions, there is a lot of room for growth as consumer data is showing a larger shift away from smokable products to ingestible or...

Being an American Cannabis Entrepreneur in Europe

Being an American Cannabis Entrepreneur in Europe

I have heard everything from “No one in their right mind would spend the energy in Europe when the U.S. has the most developed infrastructure in the world and $13 billion in sales” to “Is it even legal there?”. And yes, when you come from the West Coast cannabis...

Trichome Analytical Accredited, DEA-Registered

Trichome Analytical Accredited, DEA-Registered

In a press release sent out this week, Trichome Analytical, based in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, announced two new developments for their business: They have achieved ISO 17025:2017 accreditation and they are officially registered with the DEA for hemp compliance...

Cannabis Won Big: A Post-Election Analysis

Cannabis Won Big: A Post-Election Analysis

Editor’s Note: We will update this article as more votes get counted. While the dust continues to settle on the presidential and congressional elections, cannabis legalization is emerging as a clear winner across the board. Five states had initiatives on the ballot to...

Cannabis Sweeps: AZ, MS, MT, NJ & SD Approve Legalization

Cannabis Sweeps: AZ, MS, MT, NJ & SD Approve Legalization

Five states had cannabis reform on the ballot yesterday for the 2020 election: Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota. All five ballot initiatives won by a clear margin, with some races ending in landslides. Stay tuned for coverage on congressional...

2021 Trends: Nine Developments in California’s Cannabis Market

2021 Trends: Nine Developments in California’s Cannabis Market

While we’re pleased to report that 2020 is almost over, 2021 will be a mixed bag. New jurisdictions will open their doors to cannabis and consumption will continue to rise, but competition from new operators and illicit supplies will increase. As California’s cannabis...

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