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  • California’s New Cultivation and Manufacturing Regulations Are Here
    Post time: Nov-18-2017

    In order to reach compliance with the cannabis legalization bill voters passed in November, lawmakers have been working relentlessly to prepare for the Jan. 1, 2018 opening of the state’s legal marijuana market. The first step was collecting input from concerned citizens, business owners, and st...Read more »

  • CBD oil in Oklahoma: A growing cure despite stigma
    Post time: Nov-17-2017

    Things are not looking good for purveyors of hemp-based medicine. A series of police raids in North Dakota has set the stage for a courtroom showdown regarding the legal status of cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating cannabis component with significant medical properties. Thus far, it’s not g...Read more »

  • CANNAPRESSO in Marijuana Business Conference &Expo in Nov.15th-17th
    Post time: Nov-16-2017

    Nov. 15th is the first day of Marijuana Business Conference &Expo, CANNAPRESSO draws much attention at the site while we really appreciate that we attend the show. Back when MJBizDaily(official magazine) first launched, there was no national trade show for cannabis. The editors felt the ind...Read more »

  • Medical Cannabis Finds Support in Lithuania
    Post time: Nov-16-2017

    The Lithuanian Parliament voted almost unanimously Tuesday to consider a change in the country’s drug policy. The suggestion was put forth by MP Mykolas Majauskas on Nov. 9 and today’s vote determined if the subject would be debated in Parliament on Dec. 12. This morning, 92 MPs voted in favor o...Read more »

  • What is CBD oil? Everything to know about the latest health trend
    Post time: Nov-14-2017

    Have you heard of CBD oil yet? If not, you probably will soon. It’s a buzzy trend in the wellness world, and while CBD is one of the compounds found in the cannabis plant, don’t worry — it won’t get you high. It’s important to understand that while there are tons of CBD p...Read more »

  • Here’s The Deal With CBD Oil And Other Marijuana Products That Don’t Get You High
    Post time: Nov-10-2017

    Even if you don’t live in a medical marijuana state, chances are you’ve seen or heard of CBD extracts. They come in a range of forms, from oils and tinctures (alcohol-based solutions) to creams, capsules, and even suppositories for menstrual cramp relief, which you may have heard bei...Read more »

  • Marijuana Paraphernalia: Shops Now Legal in Las Vegas
    Post time: Nov-09-2017

    “Smoke shops” or “Head shops,” you can call them what you like, but paraphernalia proprietors in the Las Vegas Valley can now legally sell bongs, oil rigs, and assorted high-end glassware to adults over the age of 21 for the purpose of consuming marijuana. On Wednesday, the Las Vegas City Counci...Read more »

  • DEA: Feds won’t arrest CBD oil users, neither should Indiana
    Post time: Nov-08-2017

      State launches CBD Crackdown Earlier this year, 13 Investigates exposed a series of CBD raids conducted by state excise police and the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission. Excise officers confiscated CBD oil products from dozens of stores across Indiana, citing the businesses with viol...Read more »

  • Finally: All Your Burning Questions About CBD Oil Answered
    Post time: Nov-07-2017

    With the growing national legalization of The Plant, CBD (cannabidiol) oil is taking the wellness sphere by storm. But like skin care and supplements, it’s often tricky to navigate through the maelstrom of lower-quality phonies and pin down the companies that deliver top-notch product. We’ve sco...Read more »

  • Combat the Opioid Crisis; Target the Endocannabinoid System with beneficial CBD
    Post time: Nov-06-2017

    Evidence demonstrates cannabidiol (CBD) is a potential beneficial treatment for opioid abuse. President Donald Trump declares the opioid crisis a public health emergency on Thursday. Killing more than 100 people each day, it is the “worst drug crisis in America.” “No part of our society — ...Read more »

  • Where in the World is Marijuana Legal?
    Post time: Nov-04-2017

    When it comes to cannabis, every country has its own special relationship with the herb. Acceptance of marijuana ranges from “we respect your right to partake” to “we’re sentencing you to life in prison.” Everybody knows Amsterdam is cool with the ganja. Ok, technically cannabis is illegal in the...Read more »

  • What Does CBD Do to Your Body?
    Post time: Nov-02-2017

    The cannabinoid Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the most prominent and promising compounds found in marijuana plants, and scientists are giving it much attention because of what it does to our bodies. CBD isn’t psychoactive and it doesn’t interact with the endocannabinoid system the same...Read more »

  • Lucky’s Market takes leap with CBD, now selling hemp extracts nationwide
    Post time: Nov-01-2017

    For a brief moment last month, it appeared Target was on track to change the course of cannabidiol sales in the United States. But it turns out plucky Lucky’s Market is the national retailer disrupting the status quo. The Colorado-based natural foods chain backed by grocery giant Kroger Co. is n...Read more »

  • Green Report: CBD, THC’s best friend
    Post time: Oct-31-2017

    Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a cannabinoid found in the marijuana plant. It is the second highest concentrated cannabinoid, behind only THC.  CBD, however, is non-psychoactive, unlike THC. So, this means that it will not produce a “high” like THC. In fact, one of the many uses for CBD is to counterac...Read more »

  • What is the Best Way to Purchase CBD Oil?
    Post time: Oct-30-2017

    Fortunately, today people can buy CBD oil quite easily, as it is made from legally industrial hemp. Unlike marijuana products containing high amounts of THC, which are only available in states that have legalized it for medical and/or recreational use, CBD oil is readily available all over the U...Read more »

  • The First day in the Vaper Expo UK 2017 – CANNAPRESSO is here at Booth A195
    Post time: Oct-27-2017

    The First day in the Vaper Expo UK 2017, CANNAPRESSO drew much attention at the show! The Vaper Expo October 2017 – The Return ‘A Celebration Of Vaping’ – will be the fifth edition of the show based at the NEC Birmingham. The first show was held in 2015 and within just two years the show has qua...Read more »

  • Will FDA assert jurisdiction over CBD products?
    Post time: Oct-27-2017

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon address claims that marijuana has medical benefits. Many users of cannabis insist that cannabinoids in the plant — like cannabidiol (CBD) and THC — have therapeutic benefits. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb spoke on the issue at an unrelated Congr...Read more »

  • 10 Little-Known Uses for Cannabidiol or CBD Oil
    Post time: Oct-26-2017

    Among the cannabinoids in cannabis, the main psychoactive compound, THC, often outshines the one that provides a natural anti-anxiety, anti-epileptic and antipsychotic effect. Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, lacks the colorful high commonly associated with your traditional marijuana high and doesn’t ha...Read more »

  • CBD: The silent cannabis compound
    Post time: Oct-25-2017

    Despite growing recognition for the many benefits cannabis has to offer, many people are still intimidated by a product that’s long been stigmatized. And while some people would qualify using cannabis as fun, certain strains and particular compounds within those strains confer exceptional therap...Read more »

  • World Anti-Doping Agency removes ban on CBD; THC still prohibited
    Post time: Oct-24-2017

    UFC star Nate Diaz can soon breath a sigh of relief in-between draws from his vape pen. Late last month, the World Anti-Doping Agency removed CBD, an anti-inflammatory compound derived from cannabis, from its 2018 prohibited substances list. “Cannabidiol is no longer prohibited,” WADA said in a ...Read more »

  • How to Find the Best CBD Oil for Vaping
    Post time: Oct-23-2017

    You’ve decided you’re ready to give vaping CBD oil a try. But how do you determine which type of CBD oil e-liquid you will vape?   Here are a few questions you should ask yourself as you make this decision:   Is it a homogenous liquid? Any time you are going to vape, you want to use a ...Read more »

  • Peru Congress Approves Medical Cannabis
    Post time: Oct-21-2017

    In a historic vote Thursday afternoon, the government of Peru took one of the final steps toward legalized medical marijuana. The decision was enacted in Congress yesterday with 66 legislators in favor of the change, four against, and three abstentions. The resulting resolution will lift the ban ...Read more »

  • CBD Oil Proves to be a Viable Pain Management Therapy
    Post time: Oct-20-2017

    CBD oil has proven time and time again to be a very effective way of managing pain and the side effects of chemotherapy and similar cancer treatments. For those that are not too familiar with these therapeutic oils, they all come from the cannabis plant, but not all of them are the same. CBD oil...Read more »

  • CBD(cannabidiol): Smoking vs Vaping vs Nebulizing
    Post time: Oct-19-2017

    Nebulizers are not new. They have long been used to deliver prescription medicine to treat asthma, COPD, and the symptoms of respiratory diseases and allergies. However, nebulizers have found a new use as the safest and cleanest way to deliver the benefits of CBD. Let’s look at the differences be...Read more »

  • CBD: A helpful substance, or just smoke and mirrors?
    Post time: Oct-18-2017

    Rounding the bend on six years since Washington state legalized recreational cannabis, Washingtonians continue to guardedly accept its legal status as a fixed component to our industry and culture. With that acceptance has come a surge of interest in exploring the full spectrum of the plant’s us...Read more »

  • Michigan Announces “Marihuana” Advisory Panel
    Post time: Oct-17-2017

    On Friday, Governor Rick Snyder made public the first round of members appointed to the Marihuana Advisory Panel — a requirement of the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act implemented in December of last year. The 17-member Marihuana Advisory Panel will consist of experts from a wide vari...Read more »

  • CBD will no longer be prohibited by WADA beginning in 2018
    Post time: Oct-13-2017

    Cannabidiol will be removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) prohibited list beginning in 2018, WADA announced Friday. Cannabidiol, most commonly known as CBD, is a cannabinoid contained in cannabis. Currently, all cannabinoids are prohibited in-competition by WADA. CBD was brought to li...Read more »

  • What Is CBD Oil ?
    Post time: Oct-12-2017

    Who could have predicted that a plant, which has been stereotyped for being used as an addictive substance since years, could one day turn out to be a medicine! By the potential of active research works and constant observations were our scientists able to bring back medical cannabis into therape...Read more »

  • UK Bill Legalizing Medical Cannabis Passes First Reading Unopposed
    Post time: Oct-11-2017

    A bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the United Kingdom passed its first reading in Parliament yesterday completely unopposed. The legislation was introduced by MP Paul Flynn this afternoon amongst a flurry of anticipation. Not coincidentally, on the same day the bill was introduced, ...Read more »

  • This is why more and more people are VAPING cannabis
    Post time: Oct-10-2017

    More and more people are turning to VAPING cannabis, according to reports. The idea behind the switch from joints to vapourisers is that many think it makes them far less likely to be caught out. A staggering 2.9 million adults in the UK vape regularly, a study by YouGov in May showed. There’s n...Read more »

  • Alberta Announces its Marijuana Framework
    Post time: Oct-09-2017

    In the second official announcement of a complete framework for legal marijuana, the Province of Alberta has set their minimum age to use and purchase pot at 18 years. Although New Brunswick has partially laid out its plans, and information from Québec’s upcoming systemhas been leaked, Ontario i...Read more »

  • America’s Amsterdam: July Pot Sales Top $27M for Nevada
    Post time: Sep-30-2017

    Medical and recreational marijuana dispensaries won big in July — the first month of permissible recreational marijuana sales in Nevada — selling more than $27 million of legal cannabis. And with nearly 43 million visitors headed to the Las Vegas Strip annually, it would appear the state has hit...Read more »

  • 3 Things California Wants You to Know About Cannabis
    Post time: Sep-29-2017

    The California Department of Public Health launched an educational website ahead of the launch of recreational cannabis in January 2018. “Let’s Talk Cannabis” aims to educate consumers about the rules, regulations, and safe use of cannabis. Before we dive in, let’s take a look at the history of ...Read more »

  • Study: National Medical Marijuana Could Save Thousands of Lives Annually
    Post time: Sep-28-2017

    A new study published by the University of Indiana (IU) indicates that medical marijuana, if legalized nationally, could be a true lifesaver. Per the Indiana study, approximately 47,500 American lives could be saved annually if medical marijuana were legalized nationally. Authored by Dr. Thomas ...Read more »

  • Study: Cannabinoid Spray Helps Calm Spasticity in Spinal Cord Injuries
    Post time: Sep-27-2017

    New research indicates Sativex – a cannabis-derived pharmaceutical – can mitigate spasticity associated with prolonged spinal cord injury. Conducted by a group of Spanish doctors from the Hospital Universitario y Politécnico, La Fe, Valencia, Spain, a six-month study revealed that Sativex (a can...Read more »

  • What Is The Best Way To Take CBD Oil?
    Post time: Sep-26-2017

    Often, most Cannabidiol users get confused on the best CBD products to use. Is it a vape, drops, capsules, gummies or paste? Well, like many things, the choice may ultimately depend on the intention of the user. What do they want? Is it a high concentration, taste, bioavailability, Time to take ...Read more »

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