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19 May 2019
Can CBD Really Do All That?
By MOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFF MAY 14, 2019 - New York Times Magazine When Catherine Jacobson first heard about the promise of cannabis, she was at wits’ end. Her 3-year-old son, Ben, had suffered from epileptic seizures since he was 3 months old, a result of a brain malformation called polymicrogyria. Over the years, Jacobson and her husband, Aaron, have tried giving him at least 16 different drugs, but none provided lasting relief. They lived with the grim prognosis that their son — whose cognitive abilities never advanced beyond those of a 1-year-old — would likely continue to endure seizures until the cumulative brain injuries led to his death.
11 May 2019
Whole Foods Predicts Hemp Will Be A Top 10 Product In 2019
“While CBD oil is still technically taboo (prohibited in food, body care and dietary supplements under federal law), retailers, culinary experts and consumers can’t miss the cannabis craze when visiting food industry trade shows, food innovators conferences or even local farmers markets.”
11 May 2019
Is CBD Really Legal in the U.S.?
Is CBD oil legal in all 50 states? The answer is yes. Thankfully, hemp-derived CBD is readily available and is 100% legal in all U.S. states. But before taking a closer look at the CBD oil laws of each state, let’s discuss the recent legalization of hemp in the U.S. On December 20, President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill that federally legalizes industrial hemp in the U.S. Hemp is a variety of the cannabis plant. The bill included language that removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, so it is no longer a Schedule I drug.