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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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GMPs & Cannabis Manufacturing

GMPs & Cannabis Manufacturing

Editor’s Note: While CIJ typically omits the word “marijuana” where possible due to antiquated nomenclature and prejudicial connotations, we understand the legal distinction between cannabis containing THC and hemp requires the use of the word when referencing federal...

New Jersey Legalizes Adult Use Cannabis

New Jersey Legalizes Adult Use Cannabis

On February 22, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed three bills into law, all of which legalize adult use cannabis in the state. A21 is the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act. A1897 is the accompanying...

Cannalytics Becomes First Accredited Cannabis Lab in Puerto Rico

Cannalytics Becomes First Accredited Cannabis Lab in Puerto Rico

In a press release sent out this week, A2LA announced they have accredited Cannalytics to ISO 17025:2017. With the finalized accreditation in December 2020, Cannalytics is the first cannabis testing laboratory in Puerto Rico to get accredited to the standard. Jorge...

FAQs: How Cannabis Businesses Can Avoid TCPA Liability

FAQs: How Cannabis Businesses Can Avoid TCPA Liability

As the cannabis industry continues to experience growth in markets across the country, cannabis businesses are becoming an ever-increasing target of plaintiff’s lawyers in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuits. Text messaging provides a potent channel of...

THC Remediation of Hemp Extracts

THC Remediation of Hemp Extracts

Remediation of delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (d9-THC) has become a hot button issue in the United States ever since the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) released their changes to the definitions of marijuana, marijuana extract, and tetrahydrocannabinols exempting extracts...

New Guidance on Waste Disposal for Hemp Producers

New Guidance on Waste Disposal for Hemp Producers

On January 15, 2021, the USDA published its final rule on US hemp production. The rule, which becomes effective on March 22, 2021, expands and formalizes previous guidance related to waste disposal of noncompliant or “hot” crops (crops with a THC concentration above...

New Cannabis Coalition Launches to Advance Cannabis Reform

New Cannabis Coalition Launches to Advance Cannabis Reform

According to a press release published on February 8, a number of associations, advocacy organizations and cannabis businesses launched the U.S. Cannabis Council (USCC), which they claim is the largest coalition of its kind. The 501(c)4 nonprofit organization goals...

The (Arrested) Rise of Craft Cannabis in Canada

The (Arrested) Rise of Craft Cannabis in Canada

It’s no secret that the rollout of cannabis legalization has underperformed in countries like Canada. Since legalization in October of 2018, industry experts have warned that the projections of the big cannabis firms and venture capitalists far exceeded the expected...

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