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North Carolina Moves Backward on Hemp

The NC House is considering a law to ban hemp flower, classifying smokable hemp as marijuana. The effort will hurt farmers and legal CBD industry.

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What is HempWorx? The Network Marketed CBD Oil

Have you heard of HempWorx? Learn about the legitimacy of this brand and how it uses multi-level marketing to sell CBD oil via independent distributors.

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Anti-Pot Lawmakers Now Singing a Different Tune

Many lawmakers have historically been opposed to marijuana legalization. But some are now touting hemp and CBD. So, why the change in opinion? Here's what you need to know.

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Can People with Previous Convictions Work in Legal Cannabis?

The CBD boom has brought with it increased efforts to legalize cannabis. But what about decriminalization? For those with previous convictions, this is perhaps more important.

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Science of CBD Continues to Take Shape

More studies on the effects of Epidiolex, the only FDA-approved CBD drug, are being conducted. Learn more about what this research means for people who use CBD as a wellness supplement.

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How does the future of CBD look after the FDA hearing?

Learn more about the first-ever hearing regarding the use of CBD, as the FDA aims to better understand these products before deciding how to regulate them in the future.

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The High Profile Hemp Arrests of 2019

Hemp may be legal. But still people are getting arrested for possessing hemp and CBD in 2019. Here's a round-up of notable arrests.

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Notes on FDA Public Hearing, Part 2

More notes from the FDA hearing on CBD, including some key presentation slides.

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Notes on FDA Public Hearing, Morning Session

Notes and highlights from the May 31 FDA hearing on hemp and hemp-derived CBD.

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NC SBI Says Ban Hemp Flower

Law enforcement officers can't tell hemp from marijuana, so the SBI has proposed sweeping changes to NC hemp laws.

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Are sleeping pills safe?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now requiring the prescription sleep medicines Lunesta and Ambien carry a box warning. Read why here.

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How Curaleaf is Changing the CBD Market

CVS Pharmacy is set to unveil Curaleaf Hemp CBD topicals on select stores shelves. Find out where you can find these products, and what this means for the future of CBD.

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CBD in Canada—What’s Legal and What Isn’t

Cannabis may be legal in Canada, but how does this affect CBD products? Find out more about the differences between CBD in the U.S. and Canada, and what is or isn’t legal.

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Statement from JustCBD Regarding Remedy Review Testing

Remedy Review found JustCBD's 500mg tincture was mislabeled. Here is a statement from JustCBD.

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Statement from ProVerde Labs on Testing Completed with Remedy Review

Remedy Review became the first CBD review site to use third-party testing to protect consumers. Hear from the lab where this round of tests were conducted.

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Joy Organics Letter to Customers Regarding Remedy Review Testing

Joy Organics sent a letter to customer regarding a failed test for the pesticide Imazalil. Read that letter here.

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What to Expect for CBD in 2019

Hemp is legal and CBD is expected to grow even more in popularity. Discover the challenges that cannabidiol may face in the new year, and what changes CBD might see in 2019.

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Hemp Prohibition Ends

President Trump has signed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, or Farm Bill, into law.

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5 Tips to Navigate the Holiday Shopping Season Like a Pro

Black Friday shopping can add unwanted stress to your holiday vacation. Find out how you can avoid the anxiety while still getting everything on your shopping list.

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Best Black Friday Bargains of 2018

Black Friday means big savings. But bargains aren't limited to your local department store. Check out our best (hemp-based) Black Friday buys.

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A Conversation with CBDfx About Veteran Support (and Other CBD Assistance Programs)

Did you know that some CBD brands offer discounts for military, low income and disabled customers? Learn which companies offer assistance programs and where to buy.

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Be Careful Buying Hemp Products on Amazon

Have you ever tried to buy CBD oil from Amazon? Turns out, the site doesn’t sell CBD oil. Learn what products are on Amazon, and why the e-commerce giant does not allow CBD.

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Epidiolex Reclassified as Schedule 5

DEA reschedules the first FDA-approved CBD medication as a Schedule 5 drug.

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