Industrial Hemp Legal at the Federal Level, but Growers Must wait for States to Act

The Agriculture Improvement Act, or 2018 Farm Bill, was signed into law December 20, 2018. It legalizes the production of industrial hemp nationwide. Hemp and marijuana come from the same plant, Cannabis sativa. Different strains of this plant are used to produce more fiber, more flower, more CBD, or more THC. In Section 297A, the Read more about Industrial Hemp Legal at the Federal Level, but Growers Must wait for States to Act[…]

CBD Research: Anxiety, Autism, Newborn Brain Damage; Scientists Excited about Hemp Legalization

Psychologists, Psychiatrists in the Netherlands to Conduct First Clinical Trial exploring CBD as Therapy Aid for Patients with Severe Phobias Many people with severe anxiety disorders are helped with available treatment and medication, but a “substantial subset” are not, according to a research announcement in BMC Psychiatry for 2019 Feb 13. “Preclinical and genetic research Read more about CBD Research: Anxiety, Autism, Newborn Brain Damage; Scientists Excited about Hemp Legalization[…]

CBD News: Missouri Allows CBD infused Alcoholic Drinks while NYC Cracks Down on CBD Coffee Shops; Hemp Grows Well in Coal Mine Waste

Missouri is one of few states where you can find hard liquor in just about any convenience store. So it’s no surprise that the state is more liberal than others when it comes to allowing harmless hemp extracts like CBD to be sold to a public who demands it. Missouri’s Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Read more about CBD News: Missouri Allows CBD infused Alcoholic Drinks while NYC Cracks Down on CBD Coffee Shops; Hemp Grows Well in Coal Mine Waste[…]

Latest In CBD Research: Scientists Exploring CBD as Treatment for Parkinson’s symptoms, Pancreatic Cancer, and Osteoporosis

A review of CBD trials exploring possible treatment for Parkinson’s Disease appeared in the 1/31/19 issue of European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. Though the abstract stresses that more large scale random controlled trials are needed, CBD was found in the studies reviewed to have a “therapeutic effect in non-motor symptoms” of Parkinson’s Disease. Read more about Latest In CBD Research: Scientists Exploring CBD as Treatment for Parkinson’s symptoms, Pancreatic Cancer, and Osteoporosis[…]

CBD Stories: Interview with Brandy McCoy from Indiana

by Anita Arguello and Brian Gallagher Brandy McCoy runs ┬áThe Rose Tattoo, a tattoo studio in Layfayette, Indiana, with her husband Josh. She has been researching and advocating for CBD for the past decade and taking CBD daily for over a year, and also gives it to her pets. Brandy has also volunteered with the Read more about CBD Stories: Interview with Brandy McCoy from Indiana[…]