CBD shown to ease anxiety without the risks that can come with THC

Study Finds CBD-Rich Cannabis Products Ease Anxiety Better Than THC-Dominant Ones. Cannabis products high in the nonintoxicating compound CBD can quell anxiety better than THC-dominant products— and without the potential side effects, new University of Colorado Boulder research suggests.  The study of 300 people, published in the journal Cannabis and ... Read More

U.S. Cannabis Council is accepting donations for Marijuana-Legalization lobbying at Curaleaf stores

Curaleaf kicks off donation campaign to support U.S. Cannabis Council’s activities to sway election results. Advocacy group U.S. Cannabis Council will now accept donations for its marijuana-legalization efforts in nearly 140 Curaleaf Holdings Inc. dispensaries. The group, which is accepting small donations made from rounding up sales to the nearest dollar, ... Read More

CBD industry faces ‘existential crisis’

Bethany Gomez, managing director of the Brightfield Group, spoke with NutraIngredients-USA about the difficulties the cannabidiol industry is experiencing when it comes to defining itself. “The CBD industry is always in motion. It’s always changing, moving, fluctuating. Right now, it’s really facing an existential crisis where it’s trying to determine ... Read More

New Amendments To Marijuana Banking Bill Revealed

A bill to give the regulated marijuana industry access to basic banking services was amended before being approved by a Senate legislative panel last week, with several of the changes designed to appease opposition from Republican lawmakers. The legislation, known as the Secure and Fair Enforcement Regulation (SAFER) Banking Act, ... Read More

Marijuana profits up in smoke

One problem, though: Lots of people, myself included, originally voted for the ballot initiative just because of those large per-ounce production taxes. You know, the ones that were going to fund anti-drug and treatment programs to offset the downside of legal weed.     Now? Now that producers are not ... Read More