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  • CBD and Pain Management
    While many people use cannabidiol oil to relieve pain, more scientific research is needed to be certain it can be safely used. Understanding cannabidiol can help overcome the stigma associated with it.Some people experience side effects when taking cannabidiol (CBD) oil...
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  • 6 Things You Might Be Asking About Hemp
    From former Milwaukee Alderman Michael McGee Jr. opening a hemp kiosk recently at Mayfair Mall to the recent announcement of a Waukesha company, Connoils, expanding its plant that makes hemp and other nutritional oils, hemp has been in the news recently. The selling...
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  • Is THC a More Effective Treatment for Epilepsy Than CBD? New Study Suggests So
    A survey of Australian black market cannabis extracts found that the most effective products for treating epilepsy had higher amounts of THC than CBD. The power of cannabis to treat otherwise intractable forms of childhood epilepsy has been proven time and time again....
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  • Canada’s Cannabis Firms Plot World Domination
    It Really IS rare to see the words "Canada" and "world domination" in the same sentence. The country's cannabis producers want to change that. With an eye on October 17th, the date on which recreational marijuana will become legal, medical-cannabis firms...
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  • CBD Consumer Market Expected To Reach $2.1 Billion By 2020
    What Is CBD? What to Know Now About This Cannabis Product
    Cannabidiol, commonly called CBD, holds the promise of relieving a long list of ailments, from pain to epilepsy to multiple sclerosis. While this chemical compound comes from marijuana or its close relative hemp, CBD does not get users high, unlike another compound from...
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  • Mitch McConnell: Drug Warrior, CBD Champion?
    Yesterday, the Senate passed a version of the 2018 Farm Bill that would legalize so-called "industrial hemp" – legislation that has long been a pet project of one of the most powerful men in America, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)....
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  • CBD Oil Now Legal in Both Kansas and Missouri, Attitudes Changing
    Bob Gillespie might not be the person you would imagine shopping inside an organic hemp shop, but he's precisely the type of customer willing to buy CBD oil now that it’s legal in both Kansas and Missouri. “When I first started in...
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  • New Pot Law Big Boost for Alberta Hemp Industry
    While pot smokers are cheering Canada’s looming legalization of recreational marijuana, the move is also poised to provide a big boost to the country’s growing hemp industry. Producers expect their revenues to soar because sections of the Cannabis Act will allow them...
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  • Colorado Weed Businesses Sponsor Nearly Half Of The State’s Highways
    Colorado has over 280 miles of highway, and almost half of it is maintained by the marijuana industry. Here’s why pot is cleaning the road. Legalizing weed has been great for the state of Colorado. Marijuana has brought the state hundreds of millions...
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  • Opioid epidemic
    Can Legal Cannabis Help Slow the Opioid Drug Epidemic in the U.S.?
    Imagine stopping 115 needless deaths in the U.S. every day. It's not a guarantee, but with recent developments in cannabis research, experts believe it could be on the horizon. Opioid drug overdoses claim those 115 lives every day in this country. About 60%...
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  • Compound in Marijuana NOW Legal in Kansas with Caveat
    Cannabidiol products are coming back to Kansas after lawmakers approved to bring back the marijuana extract often used as alternative medicine. Lawmakers voted in April to exclude cannabidiol, or CBD, from the state's definition of marijuana as long as the oil contains...
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  • CBD May Help Smokers Quit Cigarettes, New Study
    Participants who received cannabidiol paid less attention to images of cigarettes than those who received a placebo. As the global scientific community begins to embrace the multiple medical benefits of cannabis, the body of research exploring new possible medical uses of the plant...
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