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Here’s a numbers game for you. Guess how many acres of hemp the entire CBD business world needs to supply its product to America? Are you sitting down? You might want to pour an entire tincture bottle under your tongue to prepare to hear this. Here’s a hint: Charlotte’s Web—the No. 1 brand in the hemp CBD business—reported almost $95 million in rev
The Commerce Clause of the US Constitution gives the Federal government exclusive power to regulate trade between the States. Disclaimer:The views expressed in this article solely belong to the author and do not necessarily represent those of The Fresh Toast. The reason that our Constitution begins by saying that “We the People” are creating “a mor
If you've ever eaten hemp seeds, worn a hemp bracelet, or used body care products with hemp as an ingredient, you might find it hard to believe that cannabis's non-intoxicating cousin was't legal in the U.S. until 2018, when lawmakers finally made hemp legal as part of the 2018 Farm Bill after more than 80 years of prohibition. Prior to hemp's lega
If you recall, about 1 month ago we covered the upcoming vape product shipping ban that was snuck onto page 5,136 of last year’s COVID relief bill. At the time, there was still a lot of confusion about what shipping companies would be included and when these new measures would take place. Now we have some more updates and can offer additional clari
Maine officially rolled out adult-use cannabis sales last October. Arizona, New Jersey, South Dakota, Montana, and Mississippi are all on track to open up shop soon, creating a greater likelihood that we'll see more cannabis dispensaries across the U.S. sooner rather than later.  According to Zendesk's Customer Experience Trends Report 2020, "nearl
A new research paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests a connection between marijuana legalization and a decline in workers’ compensation claims. The study, conducted by a team of researchers from  William Paterson University, Temple University, University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash and the RAND Corporation, examined “the effect of
North Dakota Representatives gave the green light to recreational marijuana. The House voted Tuesday morning to legalize marijuana for recreational use for adults 21 years or older. This bill would also allow people to be able to grow or possess marijuana. “There’s a lot of things I don’t agree with, but if it’s good policy and I think it’s going t
Marijuana and hemp-related businesses are one step closer to gaining access to South Dakota banks. House Bill 1203 proactively lays groundwork for banks and their subsidiaries to work with any person that acquires an industrial hemp or marijuana license, pending legalization of the substances at the state level. The legislation passed in the state
The medical marijuana market in Florida created nearly 15,000 new jobs in 2020 and employs an estimated 31,444 state residents, according to a new analysis. Florida recorded nearly $1.23 billion in marijuana sales in 2020, according to the report posted by Leafly and Whitney Economics. Florida’s sales were more than every state except California an
This is a great week for New Jerseyans, though many argue the celebration is long overdue. On Monday, Feb 22, Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that legalizes the retail sale of cannabis and removes criminal offenses for possession of up to six ounces of cannabis for individuals 21 and older. On election day in 2020, New
Missouri’s Administrative Hearing Commission has awarded two applicants licenses to start growing medical marijuana, more than a year after state officials initially rejected their requests. The commission on Tuesday awarded Heya Kirksville and Heya Excello cultivation licenses, according to orders issued by Commissioner Sreenivasa Rao Dandamudi. T
Over the last 11 months, the cannabis industry has begun marketing directly towards a new demographic: moms. Plagued with the stress of parenting during a pandemic, working from home, and a shared sense of community upheaval, many mothers have turned to cannabis for the first time — or so the story goes.  Original link
Researchers at the University of Sydney are conducting a wide-ranging study concerning quality of life issues for medicinal cannabis patients. Funded by Australian medicinal cannabis firm Little Green Pharma (LGP), the QUality of life Evaluation STudy (The QUEST Initiative) will delve into related patient outcomes and aims to recruit 2,100 patients
According to the January 2021 Hemp Benchmarks report, there is an increasing demand for delta-8 THC, which is not derived from hemp plant material but synthesized from extracted CBD. This is helping drive sales of crude CBD oil, CBD Isolate, and some wholesale CBD products. As the popularity of delta-8 THC increases, Hemp Benchmarks observed a cons
There is no way to talk about the use of any kind of cannabis in Europe without running into a mouthful of long, number-delineated if not hyphenated directives. Cannabis Sativa L is, ultimately, a plant with many uses by humans. Every one of those applications, but particularly consumables, carries its own rules.  The cosmetics space is no exceptio
On Monday, New Jersey’s Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that legalizes adult-use marijuana possession and licenses retail marijuana sales. Original link
Medical cannabis has proven beneficial for a wide variety of health conditions. Now, a first-of-its-kind study in adults 60 and above with hypertension shows that smoking cannabis, or ingesting its oils, significantly reduces 24-hour systolic and diastolic blood pressure.! This discovery by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)
As co-founders of beam, a three-year-old direct-to-consumer CBD wellness brand, we’ve learned that our initial hunch was right: There were plenty of highly active people like us, looking for high-quality remedies that would help us perform our best. People want a clean, all-natural product that works. So when our customers asked us to make a hydrat
Cannabis legitimization has demonstrated several advantages for some reasons – pot’s remedial worth improves lives and decreases compulsion and the business development and potential is useful for the economy. However, there are as yet the individuals who demand that ongoing cannabis utilization, such as using phoenix tears Canada, simply makes ind