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The New York City Department of Health Is Cracking Down on CBD

On Tuesday, the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene announced a ban on adding cannabidiol (CBD) to food and drinks. CBD, a mostly non-psychoactive component of marijuana that can also be extracted from hemp, has enjoyed a surge in popularity over the past few years, showing up in lattes, gummy bears, seltzer, …

CBD Is Just the Beginning of the Limitless Opportunities of Legal Hemp - New Haven Register

CBD Is Just the Beginning of the Limitless Opportunities of Legal Hemp Industrial hemp became a lawful agricultural commodity nationwide for the first time since 1937 when President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill on December 20th of last year. Farmers eager to capitalize on a promising cash crop, owners of hemp business and advocates …

2019 State Cannabis Legislation: The Bills to Watch

Cannabis reform is sweeping the country, from New Hampshire and Connecticut in the east to Wyoming and New Mexico in the west. While Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu have expressed opposition to medical and adult-use legalization measures (respectively), Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham and Illinois Gov. …

Farm bill puts hemp on the map and in the ground - Agri-Pulse

The legalization of hemp in the 2018 farm bill has led to enthusiasm for the plant’s market prospects, but experts say farmers need to be careful before they leap headlong into the industry. “Jump in with both feet cautiously,” says hemp farmer and entrepreneur Franny Tacy of Franny’s Farm (and Franny’s Farmacy) in North Carolina. …

More Patients Use Cannabis for Mood Disorders Than Chronic Pain

Last week, a Canadian company, CB2 Insights, released a report showing chronic pain may no longer hold the top spot for medical cannabis conditions. For years, pain held that title, but the crown could now belong to mood disorders, which includes—but isn’t limited to—stress, anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. The report’s findings may seem obvious. …

Clearing the Smoke: The Science-backed Health Benefits of Cannabis

Being prescribed pot by a doctor back in the ancient times was not exactly a rarity. The cannabis plant’s medical history dates back to 2900 B.C. in China. It was also included in the U.S. pharmacopeia throughout the 1800s, prior to its classification as a ‘Schedule 1’ narcotic. Since the plant has been hailed for …

CBD an emerging sector with many vendors seeking national reach to U.S. customers

Goal is to offer a hub for vendors to showcase their products and for consumers to purchase hemp-CBD products in a fast and easy way Montreal-headquartered Cannara Biotech Inc. plans to enter the U.S. hemp-CBD market, through a subsidiary, with an online e-commerce platform called “The new e-commerce platform will showcase retail products from …

KushCo Holdings to Report First Fiscal Quarter 2019 Earnings on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

KushCo Holdings Reports First Fiscal Quarter 2019 Results Revenues Increased 186% Year-over-Year to approximately $25.3 million, setting a record for quarterly revenue GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Jan. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KushCo Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: KSHB) (“KushCo” or the “Company”), the parent company of innovative industry leaders such as Kush Supply Co., Kush Energy, The …

Sean Hocking

The new Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115-334) (the “Act”) was signed into law by President Trump on December 20, 2018. Much press has been devoted to the fact that the Act generally legalizes industrial hemp and will provide federal Crop Insurance for that crop. While this is potentially good news for farmers …

Yield Growth Announces 9 new products, pass stability testing

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE:BOSS) announces that it  has engaged Incanco Cannabis Consultants to assist in the development of plans and the preparation of applications for a micro-processing license, a research licence and a medical sales licence under the TheCannabis Act for Yield Growth and its …