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The latest celeb to join the CBD industry is Lil Wayne who recently launched his own line of cannabis products known as the GKUA Ultra Premium. The high-potency cannabis products are “designed to provide the best high of their lives to consumers.”  The raw material aka flower for the products is sourced from experienced growers.…
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Georgia doesn’t have a hemp market yet, but that is about to change. In 2019, the Georgia state legislature passed two bills: HB 213, the Georgia Hemp Farming Act and HB 324, the Hope Act, which legalized low-THC oil. While the regulatory framework for the program is still being decided, the market in the state…
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The US Food and Drug Administration has warned 15 companies for illegally selling CBD infused products in ways that violate the Federal, Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act on Monday.  The agency also released an updated version of the Consumer Update detailing the new safety guidelines about CBD products, especially for edible CBD products. The FDA…
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Source: Timeslives The legalization of hemp has brought a wave of cannabis-based products like gummies, topicals, creams, oils, ointment, beer and just about anything that could incorporate CBD oil.  CBD or cannabidiol is widely touted for its medical benefits as it is an anti-inflammatory and non-psychoactive substance. It helps in reducing stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia,…
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Patient numbers in Australia are going in only one way – up. As of last month, the Australian government reported that it had approved a record 3,594 cannabis prescriptions in October 2019 – or about twice as many as it had approved in only July. As patient numbers have grown, plans have proceeded afoot Down…
whats-going-down-in-the-danish-cannabismarket
Despite the fact that the Danes are going to do something that is still verboten in Germany and many other European locales (namely allow a recreational trial), the overall bloom is off the first heady days of the cannabis rose here in Denmark. Medical sales have stalled of late because of both supply (and in…
taking-the-guesswork-out-of-horticulturallighting
With 33 states and the District of Columbia having passed laws legalizing marijuana in some form, cannabis cultivation is quickly becoming a booming new business across much of the US. From an energy standpoint, unfortunately, it’s not easy being “green”. New Frontier Data’s 2018 Cannabis Energy Report found that legal cannabis cultivation in the US consumes…
fda-issues-warnings-to-15-cbd-companies-updates-safetyconcerns
On November 25th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent out warning letters to 15 different companies for “illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).” They also published a “Consumer Update” where they express concern regarding the general safety of CBD products.…
nevada-lab-license-suspended-amid-potency-resultsinvestigation
Back in September, Nevada officials announced a state-wide investigation into how products with high levels of yeast and mold were sold in dispensaries and alleged that labs could possibly be manipulating potency numbers on certificates of analysis. Then in late November, regulators suspended the license for Certified Ag Labs, a cannabis testing laboratory based in…
where-does-the-fda-stand-oncbd
CBD Intro Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of over 1000 cannabinoids found in the Cannabis plant. CBD was identified as an isolate from Minnesota Hemp in the 1930s (Gururajan, 2016). Unlike many other cannabinoids and compounds found in cannabis flower, CBD is not adversely psychoactive. CBD, upon its discovery entered the field of vision for…