Regulation

U.S. Congress Seeks to Expand CBD and Medical Marijuana Research

On June 27, 2019, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) co-sponsored the Cannabidiol and Marijuana Research Expansion Act. Backed by the American Medical Association (AMA), this bipartisan bill helps bolster scientific research into marijuana and cannabidiol (CBD), one of active compounds in the cannabis plant.Read More →

CBD Oil Purity

This is why it’s so important to support local journalism — a new report on testing for quality of CBD products: I-Team Tests CBD Products, But Finds Results Alarming The I-Team’s producer went online and undercover to local storefronts to purchase a variety of CBD products. The I-Team tested threeRead More →

Alaska to allow on-site cannabis use?

The state of Alaska is poised to set up regulatory framework for on-site cannabis consumption at dispensaries throughout the state. According to a recent article in USA Today: Under the Marijuana Control Board‘s rules, consumers will be able to enter a licensed retail store, purchase up to 1 gram of flowerRead More →

Evaluating the Therapeutic Potential of Cannabinoids: How to conduct research within the current regulatory framework [VIDEO]

On December 8, 2018, the following NIH-sponsored proceeding took place: “Evaluating the Therapeutic Potential of Cannabinoids: How to conduct research within the current regulatory framework“ From the website: The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), sponsored a workshop on December 8,Read More →