This morning, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – after consulting closely with the US Hemp Roundtable — has introduced report language that would require the FDA to issue formal “enforcement discretion” on the sale of hemp CBD products.
This is a Big Frickin’ Deal. And we need your help to get this passed.
As discussed more fully last week, a primary policy challenge facing the hemp CBD industry has been FDA’s guidance that it is illegal for CBD to be introduced into interstate commerce as a food additive or dietary supplement. While the FDA has announced that it will unveil its timetable to take...
A recent article by the Arthritis Foundation surveyed patients about CBD and the results were clear.
Here is the article, credited to the Arthritis Foundation
Patients Tell Us About CBD Use
Managing the chronic pain of arthritis every day can be a major balancing act. Those suffering from arthritis are desperate to find ways to decrease pain and improve sleep and their overall ability to function. Today, it’s common for people with arthritis to be asked: “Have you tried CBD for your arthritis pain?”
The Arthritis Foundation recently asked this question in a survey, and more than 2,600 arthritis patients answered. People with...
Today, August 8th, is National CBD Day! What an age we live in to have such ranging celebrations. In particular, this day to celebrate the natural phenomena that has exploded into the market over the past year or so, though we have been around since 2016. In industry terms, we have been leading the path and paving this exciting road.
CBD (cannabidiol) is a cannabis-derived compound that people have been recently looking upon with praise. It is derived from the cannabis plant. This same plant also has a derivative known as THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) that many people know of. THC is...
The 70th Governor of Ohio, Richard Michael DeWine, signed a bill into law on Tuesday, July 31st, 2019. This bill decriminalizes hemp and CBD (cannabidiol) products for the state. What an enormous move for Ohio. We expect there is going to be some economic booms seen from the state after this one.
Senate Bill 57 has made multiple amendments on the current state of hemp and cannabis derivatives in Ohio. Farmers and researchers are now able to grow these products and the sale of said products is now also legalized. Cultivation of these crop however does have...
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In response to the letter issued by the Louisiana Ofﬁce of Alcohol and Tobacco Control - ATC www.atc.la.gov/ regarding Blue Moon products Flan, Black Kat and Red Devil being listed as having a “controlled substance”, i.e., THC in our formulations, we have been in contact with the legal counsel of the ATC to have us removed from this list. An in-person meeting with Commissioner Juana Marine-Lombard is being scheduled in the near future, in an effort to correct the record.
Blue Moon Hemp uses CBD Crystalline with a THC level of “Trip Zero” or .0001. That is...
Coca-Cola and CBD?
According to a report from BNN Bloomberg Television, Coca-Cola has stated that it's monitoring the Cannabinoid (CBD) market - contemplating whether it wants to throw its cap into the ring to create a drink infused with Coca-Cola and CBD.
Currently, the Atlanta-based soft drinks maker is said to be in talks with Aurora Cannabis (a Canadian marijuana producer) to develop the beverages. However, as there are many other CBD infused drinks on the market, Coca-Cola is aiming to create a CBD wellness drink that will help ease inflammation, pain, and cramping. Rather than making its focus on giving consumers...
A Cornell University study has found that a product made with hemp oil is helpful in treating dogs, and especially old dogs, for pain.
The eight month study of soft chews made by ElleVet showed the chews helped dogs with arthritis and related aches and pains. Ganjapreneur reports:
According to a press release announcing the study’s results, more than 80 percent of dogs who used ElleVet Mobility soft chews saw a dramatic improvement. Vets who worked on the study called the product “a game changer that will change the face of veterinary medicine.”
Dr. Joseph Wakshlag, an associate professor and Cornell and veterinarian who led...
Pennsylvania farmers are increasing the acreage they're devoting to industrial hemp, while two more states draw closer to allowing it.
In Pennsylvania, farmers plan to grow up to 1,000 acres of hemp, about 30 times as much as they did in 2017, according to state agriculture secretary Russell Redding. According to Lancaster Farming:
Redding announced the Department of Agriculture approved 39 industrial hemp research applications on Feb. 15. If all applicants complete the permitting process, nearly 1,000 acres of hemp will be growing this spring. Last year, 14 growers produced a total of 36 acres statewide. About one third of those...
We've gotten used to products infused with CBD Oil. The rest of the world is catching up as companies experiment with such infusions for coffee and other treats.
That's definitely happening in Burlington, Vermont, the Burlington Free Press reports:
Already awash with options, Java-swillers and tea-lovers in Burlington are increasingly topping up their cups with CBD, or cannabidiol, purveyors say.
The fuel additive is a legal, no-high hemp derivative that typically raises a café tab by about $2.50.
Enthusiasts have voted with their wallets, said Dan Smith of Cosmic Grind on Church Street: “CBD sells itself.”
Stirred, foamed, dolloped or steeped, CDB transforms the buzz of...
Alliance One International, a global contractor, processor and supplier of tobacco, is jumping into the legal cannabis and CBD Oil businesses.
The company announced last week it was taking controlling stakes in Canada's Island Garden, a licensed cannabis company, and Goldleaf Pharm, which has applied for a Canadian license.
Alliance One also said it was also buying a 40 percent stake in Criticality, a North Carolina company participating in a pilot program to extract CBD Oil from industrial hemp as part of a state pilot program. Alliance One has the option to increase ownership in that company to 50 percent in...