Tag: cannabidiol

California CBD Bill Passes Two Committees Unanimously

Cannabidiol (CBD) legislation in California has been passed by two Assembly committees, both unanimously. Assembly Bill 845 was passed earlier this month by the Assembly Health Committee, and on Wednesday was given approval by the Assembly Appropriations Committee; both committees passed the bill unanimously with a combined vote of 30 to 0. According to the …

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Tennessee CBD Bill Signed Into Law by Governor

Tennessee’s governor has signed into law a bill that allows the medical use of cannabidiol (CBD) after FDA approval. Senate Bill 385 was signed into law today by Governor Bill Haslam. The measure was approved unanimously through both the House of Representatives (90 to 0) and Senate (33 to 0); it took effect immediately upon …

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South Dakota Governor Signs Bill Making CBD a Schedule IV Substance

Legislation that excludes cannabidiol (CBD) from the definition of marijuana and makes it a Schedule IV drug has been signed into law by Governor Dennis Daugaard. Senate Bill 95, “An Act to add cannabidiol to the list of Schedule IV controlled substances and to exclude it from the definition of marijuana”, was passed by the …

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Study: Cannabidiol (CBD) May Help Treat Anxiety-Related and Substance Abuse Disorders.

Cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabis compounds, may be useful in treating anxiety-related disorders as well a substance abuse disorders, according to a new study, “[C]annabidiol, the main non-psychotomimetic phytocannabinoid found in Cannabis sativa, reduces anxiety”, states the abstract of the study, published by the British Journal of Pharmacology and the U.S. National Institute of Health. “There is …

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Virginia Legislature Passes Bill Allowing Use and Distribution of CBD and THC-A Oil

Virginia’s full legislature has given approval to legislation allowing for the production and distribution of medical oil made from cannabidiol (CBD) or THC-A (tetrahydrocannabinol acid). Under current Virginia law, oil made from CBD or THCA (both compounds found in cannabis) is legal to possess and use for medical purposes, but only for those with intractable …

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Tobacco Producer Quitting Tobacco, Switching to Hemp

A major producer of tobacco has decided that they’re quitting the industry to instead grow hemp. The 22nd Century Group has helped design over 50 varieties of tobacco, all of which have been modified to be less addictive; certain brands of their tobacco contain up to 97% less nicotine than most cigarettes. Currently the New …

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Indiana Legislature Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Use of CBD, Now Goes to Governor

Legislation to legalize the medical use of cannabidiol (CBD) has been approved by Indiana’s full legislature. The measure was approved 98 to 0 by the state’s House of Representatives on Tuesday, following approval from the Senate. It now goes to Governor Eric Holcomb for consideration. Under the proposed law, it would be legal for those …

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Wisconsin Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Measure to Legalize Marijuana-Derived Cannabidiol

A Wisconsin Senate committee has voted unanimously to legalize the medical use of cannabis oil that doesn’t contain THC. The Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 10 with a 4 to 0 vote. It now moves towards a vote in the full Senate, where its passage would send it to the House of Representatives. Passage …

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Cannabidiol (CBD) Legalized in the U.K.

Cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychoactive ingredient in cannabis, has been legalized as a medicine in the United Kingdom. The U.K.’s Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced today that it has reclassified CBD so that it can be legally used for medical purposes. Up until this point CBD was as illegal as the plant it’s …

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Cannabidiol (CBD): Everything You Need to Know

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Cannabidiol (CBD) has taken  the world by storm in recent years. And for good reason; it has vast medical value. Here’s a look at what cannabidiol is, how it works and what conditions it can help with. What is cannabidiol (CBD)? Cannabidiol is one of the most prevalent chemical compounds found inside the resin glands …

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