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The Challenges Of Organic Certification In The Hemp Industry

The Challenges of Organic Certification in the Hemp Industry

The hemp industry remains largely unregulated by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). With a lack of mandate, it’s understandable that customers are wary about purchasing unsafe hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) products. Therefore, quality protocols like organic certification–as combined with safety measures like third-party testing–seem like trustworthy measures to take. Unfortunately, there are some …

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Arizona Will Vote On Adult-use Cannabis Legalization This November

Arizona Will Vote on Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization This November

Arizona’s Secretary of State confirmed this week that the state’s campaign for a cannabis legalization ballot initiative had submitted enough valid signatures to appear the November ballot. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said on Monday that the cannabis legalization campaign had submitted enough valid signatures to put the question to voters in November. “After review, the …

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Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Lauds Fda Approval Of Epidiolex® To Treat Seizures

Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Lauds FDA Approval of Epidiolex® to Treat Seizures

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) lauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval of Epidiolex® oral solution to treat seizures in people one year of age and older who have tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). Affecting approximately 50,000 in the United States and 1 million worldwide, TSC is a genetic disorder that causes …

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Discovery Of Anandamide-like Molecule That Regulates Fear Behavior

Discovery of Anandamide-like Molecule that Regulates Fear Behavior

Anandamide is an endogenous cannabinoid that is mostly associated with the cannabinoid 1 (CB1) receptor found in the brain and central nervous system.[1] It is also called the “bliss” molecule because it is a wellspring of joy, happiness, and good cheer. The psychotropic compound in cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), binds to the same receptor as anandamide. …

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Congress Approves Measure Allowing Cbd Use By Military Service Members

Congress Approves Measure Allowing CBD Use By Military Service Members

The House of Representatives approved an amendment on Monday to allow military service members to use products containing hemp and its derivatives—including CBD. The measure, sponsored by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), stipulates that the “Secretary of Defense may not prohibit, on the basis of a product containing hemp or any ingredient derived from hemp, the …

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