The “no-high” variety of cannabis used to make “CBD,” oil and other products derived from hemp, became legal in the U.S. in December. Demand for CBD products -- thought to help with anxiety, insomnia and chronic pain — has been swelling nationwide.

The newly passed 2018 Farm Bill made hemp legal on a federal level and removed hemp from the “controlled substances” list.

Click here to read the complete article

Marcia Heroux ~ South Florida Sun Sentinel ~

December 12, 2019

Bees Love Weed Almost as Much as…

A new study of America’s fledgling hemp farms demonstrated that bees flock to cannabis due to the plants’ abundant pollen…
December 12, 2019

Cannabis farmers scramble to protect heirloom seeds…

“All of the biggest agricultural companies in the world want our genetics. Those people aren’t coming into our industry now,…
December 12, 2019

SpaceX is flying cannabis to the ISS…

An agricultural technology company has announced that it will be sending cannabis to the International Space Station (ISS) as part…
December 12, 2019

Marijuana Legalization Could Be Coming To These…

Next year, a handful of state legislatures will seriously consider cannabis legalization, and voters in up to 10 states could…
December 11, 2019

Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois…

Even though marijuana will soon be legal, “Illinois employers have the right to say you cannot have any cannabis is…
December 11, 2019

Thailand Prime Minister Uses Medical Marijuana At…

Top officials in Thailand are getting the word out about medical marijuana -- in part by distributing cartoon cannabis dolls…
December 11, 2019

World's first mobile cannabis dispensary comes to…

The world's largest business to business cannabis convention, MJBIZCON, will bring more than 1,300 cannabis exhibitors to the Las Vegas…
December 11, 2019

MLB to stop testing minor leaguers for…

in Sports

MLB and the MLB Players Association are negotiating changes to the drug agreement that would introduce opioid testing.
December 10, 2019

New York just gave another boost to…

New York will be among the first states to establish a grading program for cannabis-derived extracts assuring consumers some degree…
December 10, 2019

More Women are Self-Treating Endometriosis with Cannabis…

For the estimated 11 percent of American women between1 5 and 44 living with endometriosis, symptoms like severe pain, fatigue,…
December 10, 2019

Marijuana shoppers spent $1.6 million in Michigan…

Long lines, heavy demand, temporary shortages and purchase limits highlighted the first week of recreational marijuana sales in Michigan when…