The World Health Organization has found that CBD Oil shows no signs of creating dependence or abuse.
In a recent report, the organization also found CBD could be an effective treatment for some conditions. The compound found in cannabis plants won't get you high, but could help with health issues.
According to Forbes contributor Janet Burns reports:
The authors pointed out that research has officially confirmed some positive effects of the chemical, however.
The WHO team determined that CBD has "been demonstrated as an effective treatment for epilepsy" in adults, children, and even animals, and that there's "preliminary evidence" that CBD could be...
Welcome to the Follow The Moon tour. Blue Moon Hemp is taking its unique vape oil products, on the road to New York City and the Hookah Fair meets VaporFair, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.
The event will be held at the Resorts World Casino in New York, the only casino in the city, and we'll be at Booth 417.
The show is being put on by Messe Stuttgart Inc., the American subsidiary of Landesmesse Stuttgart, and the event company Projekt 20drei10 GmbH. The company has already put on two successful shows in Frankfurt and Stuttgart so far this year, and is expecting...
When it comes to CBD oil, as with other cannabis products, federal versus state regulations make for a sometimes-murky picture.
Last year, the Drug Enforcement Agency classified as Schedule 1 narcotics without medical benefits all extracts, including cannabidiol—usually extracted from industrial hemp plants with little or no THC. High Times wrote at the time:
Tell that to the thousands of epilepsy sufferers, who are mercifully enjoying relief from intractable epilepsy and polymorphic seizures.
Under their new drug code, entitled “Establishment of a New Drug Code for Marihuana Extract,” the DEA announced it was “creating a separate code number for marihuana extract with the following definition: ‘Meaning...
Hemp oil's growing popularity is a factor in the spread of hemp farming from state to state.
Wisconsin made itself the most recent state to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp. The legislature there voted unanimously in favor of the crop and Gov. Scott Walker signed the bill.
Wisconsin Ag Connection reports:
The legislation specifics that anyone with a prior drug conviction would not be eligible to grow hemp. In addition, the crop would not be allowed to contain more than 0.3 percent THC, an active ingredient in marijuana.
Rural lawmakers and farm groups have been pushing the concept of hemp production in...