Pharmacist Launches New CBD Company, Honest Herbal; Takes Top Honors in DOPE Competition

Kristy Redmon, Honest Herbal president, founder and a registered pharmacist, announced that the company is the recipient of two awards

COLORADO: Kristy Redmon, Honest Herbal president, founder and a registered pharmacist, announced that the company is the recipient of two DOPE Cup Colorado awards. The full-spectrum CBD hemp company placed first in the Best CBD Edible category for its capsules and took second place for Best Transdermal Cream. “We were thrilled to have our products recognized in the Read the full article…

Report: CBD Interacts with Anti-Epileptic Drugs

New research published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggests that an investigational neurological treatment derived from cannabis may alter the blood levels of commonly used anti-epileptic drugs.

New research published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggests that an investigational neurological treatment derived from cannabis may alter the blood levels of commonly used anti-epileptic drugs. It is important for clinicians to consider such drug interactions during treatment of complex conditions. Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound developed from the cannabis plant, Read the full article…

The Cannabrander: CBD + Co. A First Product Case Study

CBD + Co. A brand study

By Ben Weinberg  CBD + Co. produces pharmaceutical grade cannabidiol (CBD) in a well-equipped laboratory northeast of Boulder, Colorado.  “Our chief innovation is a water-soluble isolate that can be ingested sublingually,” relates Founder Stephen Bernard, a mechanical engineer who has spent more than a decade in the cannabis industry.  This means it continues to release Read the full article…

Hoban Law Group Files Ninth Circuit Petition To Challenge Recent DEA Classification of “Marihuana Extracts”

Walker to sign marijuana extract bill

COLORADO: In an overreach of authority and without consulting Congress, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued its Final Rule, the “Establishment of New Drug Code for Marihuana Extract,” on Dec 14, 2016. In response to the change, which serves to potentially devastate developing businesses and consumer, textile and manufacturing industries related to industrial hemp and other Read the full article…

Texas Department of Public Safety Releases Confiscated Hemp CBD Oil

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TEXAS: On September 7, Texas Hemp Industries Association (TXHIA) received notice that the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrived at People’s Pharmacy’s four (4) Austin locations to confiscate various industrial hemp Cannabidiol (CBD) products.  On October 11, DPS reported to People’s pharmacy’s attorney the following: “Attached is the lab report regarding the ‘CBD hemp oil’ from People’s Pharmacy.  Read the full article…

Texas Just Approved A Limited Medical Marijuana Bill

The Texas House of Representatives voted 96 to 34 to approve the second reading of a Senate bill that would allow limited use of Cannabidiol oils, a marijuana derivative, Progress Texas said in a press release.

TEXAS: Medical marijuana could be legal in Texas, sort of.  The Texas House of Representatives voted 96 to 34 to approve the second reading of a Senate bill that would allow limited use of Cannabidiol oils, a marijuana derivative, Progress Texas said in a press release.And the proposals authors are Republican! Crazy.Maybe the times are a Read the full article…

Nebraska Lawmakers Advance Medical Marijuana Bill

Senators voted 27-12 Tuesday to advance a measure that would allow pharmacists to distribute cannabis to patients with cancer, epilepsy and other chronic illnesses.

NEBRASKA: Nebraskans suffering from debilitating illnesses could find relief from marijuana under a bill that cleared a first-round vote in the Legislature. “Colleagues, we need to be strong, we need to be brave,” said Sen. Tommy Garrett of Bellevue. “We need to help those that are sick, and ailing and out of options.” Senators voted 27-12 Read the full article…

Mississippi House Passes Bill To Legalize Marijuana Oil With Tight Restrictions

The House voted 112-6 to pass the final version of House Bill 1231. The Senate still must approve the agreement before it goes to Gov. Phil Bryant for his consideration.

MISSISSIPPI:  The Mississippi House of Representatives voted Thursday to make a medicinal marijuana oil legal in the state under tightly controlled circumstances. The House voted 112-6 to pass the final version of House Bill 1231. The Senate still must approve the agreement before it goes to Gov. Phil Bryant for his consideration. Thursday’s action was Read the full article…

Georgia State Lawmakers OK Medical Marijuana As Seizure Treatment

"This really was a human story," Peake said in an interview on Tuesday. "I couldn't be more proud of my colleagues for the courageous vote they cast."

GEORGIA:  A Georgia measure that would legalize use of a liquid, non-intoxicating form of marijuana for patients with severe seizure disorders has been passed by the state House of Representatives with wide support. Lawmakers approved the legislation on Monday in a 171-4 bipartisan vote, and the bill, which would limit availability of medical marijuana to Read the full article…

5 Ways America Is Building Support for the Marijuana Industry

Medical Marijuana is big business in America, and here to stay.

NEW YORK: It no longer seems like a matter of if, but a matter of when the federal U.S. government will recognize legitimate medical uses for marijuana.