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  • Mitch McConnell Wants Americans To Wear Hemp Face Masks To Prevent Coronavirus Spread

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is urging Americans to wear face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus—and he wants those coverings to be made of hemp.

    During an event at the Kentucky-based hemp company Ecofibre on Monday, McConnell talked about the challenges the burgeoning market for the newly legal crop has faced, especially amid the pandemic, but he said it represents a viable commodity that is bolstering the economy. (more…)

  • FDA Notifies Public About Recall Of CBD Product That Tested High For Lead

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is publicizing a voluntary recall of a CBD product, notifying consumers about potentially high levels of lead in a batch of tinctures that were tested by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

    The federal agency reported on Friday that Summitt Labs, which produces a wide range of hemp-derived cannabidiol products, voluntarily pulled a batch of its Kore Organic watermelon tincture after the state agriculture department conducted a test on a random sample and found high levels of lead, which when ingested can cause various symptoms such as pain, nausea and kidney damage. (more…)

  • Dog CBD Treatment

    Study Finds Arthritic Dogs Benefit from CBD Treatment

    A recent study published in the journal Pain found that CBD treatment for dogs with osteoarthritis was beneficial in 9 out of 10 cases.

    A recent study by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in collaboration with Medterra CBD found nine out of 10 dogs with osteoarthritis benefitted from CBD treatment. The study, published in the journal Pain, found the cannabinoid treatment reduced production in both inflammatory molecules and immune cells linked to arthritis, suggesting the study could support future scientific evaluation of CBD for human arthritis. (more…)

  • CBD, Hemp, legal

    The CBD Industry Is Here To Stay

    The CBD Industry Is Here To Stay

    Hemp legalization has solidified that products containing cannabidiol (CBD) aren’t going away. Last February, Stephen Hahn, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), acknowledged that it was “a fool’s game” to attempt to pull hemp-derived CBD products off the market.

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  • CBD Nation

    ‘Facts Can Save Lives:’ 10 Powerful Takeaways From New Documentary ‘CBD Nation’

    Have you watched the new documentary CBD Nation?

    Only in recent years has CBD made its way into mainstream vernacular and consequently, cannabidiol has never fully been told on-screen. Buzzword status was reached roughly in 2018—the same the year National CBD Day (August 8) was recognized by the registrar at National Day Calendar. The soon-to-be-released documentary, CBD Nation, is the first wide-release film dedicated to the cannabis plant compound’s deep roots.

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  • Hemp acreage 2020 US

    2020 Outlook: Licensed US hemp acreage falls 9% from 2019, but grower numbers increase 27%

    U.S. farmers are planting less hemp than they did last year due to regulatory uncertainty, a surplus of hemp flower and biomass held over from 2019 and continuously falling wholesale prices.

    As of Thursday, licensed total hemp acreage to date has reached 465,787 acres for the 2020 production season, with 47 state departments of agriculture reporting numbers to Hemp Industry Daily.

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  • CBD oil, lab testing, quality

    CBD Oil vs. Hemp Oil: What’s the Difference?

    CBD Oil vs. Hemp Oil: What’s the Difference?

    For many consumers, cannabis plays a significant role in the treatment of medical conditions and managing general well-being. As a result, certain products have seen a rapid increase in popularity in recent years.

    But while awareness of these products is at an all-time high, false or misleading information continues to cause confusion, and creates an unnecessary barrier for consumers who want to experiment with, or try different products. (more…)

  • Frequently Asked CBD Questions

    What are the benefits of using CBD?

    CBD, regardless of whether it is sourced from Hemp or Cannabis, has outstanding health and wellness benefits that can be used to supplement everyday needs. The most common and most celebrated healing properties are associated with pain relief, anti-inflammation, sleep deprivation, sunburn, muscle spasticity, mood enhancement, high levels of stress, and boosting immune systems. Scholarly articles and accredited medical studies are largely increasing through state and federal funding to expand on the medicinal values interweaved in this miracle plant.

    What is the difference between Isolate, Broad Spectrum and Full Spectrum CBD?

    CBD is a specific cannabinoid botanical compound found in industrial hemp. Full Spectrum CBD is derived from hemp and is non-psychoactive. It contains contains terpenes, essential oils, and other cannabinoids from the plant, and has less than .03% THC, qualifying it legal in all 50 states. Full Spectrum products do contain trace amounts of THC. (more…)

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