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Washington State Bans CBD Infused Edibles

Washington state banned CBD-infused edibles and the commercial sale of food and beverages containing CBD, sticking closely to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy. The FDA currently stipulates that the cannabinoid cannot be an ingredient in the food supply, and the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) posted similar restrictions this month. “To be clear, […]

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Here Is How the FDA is Handling the Mainstream CBD Boom

You may have noticed that cannabidiol (CBD) seems to be available almost everywhere, and marketed as a variety of products including drugs, food, dietary supplements, cosmetics, pet food, and other animal health products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognizes the significant mainstream CBD boom and the public interest in cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds, […]

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Nikki Fried Names Members of Marijuana Advisory Board

Tallahassee, Fla. — Last week, Florida Department of Agriculture Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried announced a newly-created Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee, which will collaborate with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to help improve the state’s medical cannabis policies. “I’m proud to establish the medical marijuana advisory committee to help expand patient access, and […]

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CBD Causes Surge in Pet Supplement Sales

From medicinal marijuana to CBD-infused chewing gum, the human health and wellness market has experienced a surge of interest in cannabis products, a development that has spilled over with gusto into the pet supplements market, according to market research firm Packaged Facts. Smaller pet supplement marketers have already flooded the market with products targeting conditions […]

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Scientists Think Cannabis Evolved in Tibet 28M Years Ago

The cannabis plant may have originated high on the Tibetan Plateau, reports a new study based on an analysis of fossil pollen. The plant known colloquially as “marijuana”, and more accurately as “cannabis”, was long believed to have first evolved in central Asia. However, scientists were uncertain about the precise location. That’s because there isn’t […]

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