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Researchers accidentally proved that marijuana has the potential to ease the pain of capsaicin, which is the chemical responsible for putting the “hot” in hot peppers.

The most cannabis-friendly Congress in history is back from its August recess, and lawmakers are already making key moves to advance marijuana reform legislation.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has completed a long-awaited draft of federal regulations for the cultivation of hemp and submitted them to President Donald Trump's White House Office of Management and Budget for approval.

"They can get off many of their expensive meds and that is very appealing to seniors."

As marijuana becomes more acceptable and its consumer base grows, companies are aiming for prestige.

As the high-CBD strain that won over skeptics and helped change the national conversation around medical marijuana, Charlotte’s Web may be one of the most famous cannabis strains in the world. Now the strain’s creators have another claim to fame: They hold the first US patent for a cultivar of hemp.

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Sunday August 18

Weed From Well-Known Lifestyle Brands Is Next Stage of Legal Cannabis

in Shopping

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

In July, to commemorate their first anniversary, a Colorado couple in their 30s wanted a…

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Monday August 19

Top Trending Cannabis Strains for College-Aged Consumers

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

In some places, the legal age to consume cannabis is 18 with a medical card;…

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Monday August 19

‘The system is swamped.’ Canada can’t keep up with requests to study cannabis

in Medical News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The Canadian government is scrambling to respond to a glut of license applications for cannabis…

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Tuesday August 20

Wasn’t the DEA Going to Let Others Grow Research-Grade Cannabis?

in Science

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Arizona-based researcher Dr. Sue Sisley is spearheading an extraordinary lawsuit against the U.S. Drug Enforcement…

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Tuesday August 20

California’s legal marijuana will outsell the black market in 5 years, forecast says

in U.S. News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

California’s black market for marijuana still rakes in more cash than the state’s legal cannabis…

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