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8
Apr
2019

RELAX, YOU CAN NOW GET VEGAN CBD-INFUSED HUMMUS

CBD is enjoying a moment right now. From vegan ice cream to chocolate to croissants, the non-psychoactive cannabidiol derived from the cannabis or hemp plant — widely reported to help sufferers of anxiety, depression, and even cancer, multiple sclerosis, and heart disease — seems to be cropping up in a new product every day. Beauty

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8
Apr
2019

American Cannabis Market Fueled By Positive Legislation

SEATTLE, April 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE – CFN Media Group (“CFN Media”), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry announces publication of an article discussing how the American Cannabis market is being fueled by positive legislation. Cannabis may be illegal on a federal level across

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8
Apr
2019

Does legalizing marijuana help or harm Americans? Weighing the statistical evidence

The legalization of marijuana has been a topic of contention and confusion for both sides of the debate. The federal government still deems it illegal. But marijuana has been legalized for recreational use in 10 states and the District of Columbia, and a further 21 broadly legalize medical marijuana. Researchers like myself finally have some data

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5
Apr
2019

Hemp conference attracts 80 participants

Judging by the high turnout for the area’s first hemp conference, Franklin County farmers are exploring the pros and cons of a centuries-old crop with new market appeal: hemp. About 80 people gathered April 2 at The Franklin Center in Rocky Mount for the conference, which was organized by the Virginia Cooperative Extension Offices of

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26
Feb
2019

Infographic: The Status Of Cannabis Legalization In Every State, Around The World

In the span of four months in 2018, Canada became the tenth country to federally legalize cannabis in some form, and Michigan, Missouri and Utah brought the total number of U.S. states with at least legalized medical cannabis to 33. This graphic, courtesy of Gleam Law — a cannabis law firm servicing California, Oregon and Washington — shows exactly where cannabis is

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20
Feb
2019

U.S. Cannabis Inventions on the Rise As Legal Marijuana Market Grows

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“Last year, Reuters reported that the USPTO issued 39 patents containing the word cannabis during 2018 through late November. The USPTO only issued 29 such patents during 2017 and 14 during 2016.” The shifting status of marijuana from an illegal controlled substance to regulated medicinal product to, in some jurisdictions, legalized recreational activity has created

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15
Feb
2019

Editorial: The Canada-California cannabis connection

Canada often serves as America’s colder, nicer, saner foil, and its handling of marijuana policy exemplifies its more pragmatic side. While federal, state and even local governments in the United States hurtle in different directions on cannabis, our northern neighbor dispensed with much of the confusion by legalizing the drug at the national level last

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