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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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The 10th CannaGrow Expo- Chicago

The post The 10th CannaGrow Expo- Chicago appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal. Read Full Article at: Cannabis Industry The 10th CannaGrow Expo- Chicago

A Second Chance: CannTrust To Destroy Inventory & Plants

A Second Chance: CannTrust To Destroy Inventory & Plants

The beleaguered CannTrust has been given a way out of the perilous mess that executive management created for the company – but such a salvation comes at a high cost. That said, the company was already in deep water with regulators and clients. Health Canada, in...

The Best Way to Remediate Moldy Cannabis is No Remediation at All

The Best Way to Remediate Moldy Cannabis is No Remediation at All

Consumers are largely unaware that most commercial cannabis grown today undergoes some form of decontamination to treat the industry’s growing problem of mold, yeast and other microbial pathogens. As more cannabis brands fail regulatory testing for contaminants,...

A Regulatory Tsunami is Washing Over the Canadian Cannabis Industry

A Regulatory Tsunami is Washing Over the Canadian Cannabis Industry

On August 29, 2019, Health Canada finally published a guidance document on the official interpretation of Part 5 of the Cannabis Regulations concerning “Good Production Practices” that comes into force just seven weeks later on October 17, 2019. For those watching...

Searching for the Good Stuff

Searching for the Good Stuff

Someone approached me the other day, wanting to know what was the real story about hemp and CBD. He said he had “a guy” who gave him a CBD salve as part of a study, supposedly “the good stuff,” to help his knee. He couldn’t understand why he was the only one out of 20...

Massachusetts Implements Responsible Vendor Training Program

Massachusetts Implements Responsible Vendor Training Program

According to a press release published earlier this week, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission approved Cannabis Trainers as one of the state’s first vendor training providers. The training program, Sell-SMaRT is the world’s first state-approved cannabis...

CBD In The UK: An Unregulated Marketplace

CBD In The UK: An Unregulated Marketplace

You have to give it to this industry. Everyone wants in. And well, Prohibition is so over. The problem is, particularly here in Europe, for the most part, this is either the tedious process of educating doctors, creating medical grade product that insurers will pay...

What Does GMP Mean? And How Is This Different From EU-GMP?

What Does GMP Mean? And How Is This Different From EU-GMP?

The cannabis industry is on the road to legitimacy, no matter the bumps, globally. No matter what, and no matter what happens next, that is a good thing. Issues like supply chain transparency, privacy, consumer and patient safety, and of course energy and water use...

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