Consumer experiences with delta-8-THC: medical use, pharmaceutical substitution, and comparisons with delta-9-THC - Kruger DJ, Kruger JS.
INTRODUCTION: Cannabis products containing delta-8-THC became widely available in most of the United States in late 2020 and rapidly became a significant source of revenue for hemp processing companies, especially in states where use of delta-9-THC remains... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Judge gives hemp retailers brief reprieve with temporary injunction in Delta-8 lawsuit
A Travis County judge on Nov. 8 issued a temporary injunction in a lawsuit over Texas' laws pertaining to Delta-8 THC, a popular cannabis extract. District court Judge Jan Soifer blocked the state from listing Delta-8 as a Schedule I drug, saying the Texas Department of State Health Services did not follow proper rule-making procedures, the Texas Tribune reported. That means retailers can again sell products containing Delta-8 THC, at least for the time being, as the legal fight drags on. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 9, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Will Anderson Source Type: news

Judge gives Texas hemp retailers brief reprieve with temporary injunction in Delta-8 lawsuit
A Travis County judge on Nov. 8 issued a temporary injunction in a lawsuit over Texas' laws pertaining to Delta-8 THC, a popular cannabis extract. District court Judge Jan Soifer blocked the state from listing Delta-8 as a Schedule I drug, saying the Texas Department of State Health Services did not follow proper rule-making procedures, the Texas Tribune reported. That means retailers can again sell products containing Delta-8 THC, at least for the time being, as the legal fight drags on. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Will Anderson Source Type: news

Texas move to make Delta-8-THC illegal hits CBD American Shaman's business hard
Delta-8-THC, a natural, psychoactive chemical compound extracted from hemp, has been growing in popularity in Texas, a state with some of the nation's most restrictive cannabis regulations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 25, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Texas move to make Delta-8-THC illegal hits CBD American Shaman's business hard
Delta-8-THC, a natural, psychoactive chemical compound extracted from hemp, has been growing in popularity in Texas, a state with some of the nation's most restrictive cannabis regulations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 25, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Texas co. seeks temporary restraining order against Texas DSHS for Delta-8-THC clampdown
The lawsuit seeks to enjoin the Texas DSHS from enforcing action against any business or individual in possession of Delta-8 or other hemp derivatives. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Texas DSHS says Delta-8 is a Schedule I controlled substance, causing hemp industry panic
Delta-8-THC, — a natural, psychoactive chemical compound extracted from hemp — has been growing in popularity in Texas, a state with some of the nation's most restrictive cannabis regulations. That economic opportunity seems to have grounded to a halt with this recent decision. "Sale and possession of these products currently constitutes a criminal offense in Texas," the DSHS wrote in a statement to the Houston Business Journal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Texas DSHS says Delta-8 is a Schedule I controlled substance, causing hemp industry panic
Delta-8-THC, a natural, psychoactive chemical compound extracted from hemp, has been growing in popularity in Texas, a state with some of the nation's most restrictive cannabis regulations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

P & G alum tapped as CEO of CBD firm
A California-based hemp company has named a former Procter& Gamble brand manager as its new CEO. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 28, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Andy Brownfield Source Type: news

Charlotte health-products company cbdMD acquires local e-commerce operation in $4M deal
Local health-products company cbdMD Inc. closed on a $4 million deal this week to acquire DirectCBDOnline.com from Twenty Two Capital. The purchase price includes $2 million in cash and another $2 million in equity, said Marty Sumichrast, co-CEO of cbdMD. The company sells a range of cannabidiol (CBD) products, such as gummies, topicals, bath products and pet chews. CBD is an ingredient derived from the cannabis or hemp plant. CBD has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry in the last few years,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Charlotte health-products company cbdMD acquires local e-commerce operation in $4M deal
Local health-products company cbdMD Inc. closed on a $4 million deal this week to acquire DirectCBDOnline.com from Twenty Two Capital. The purchase price includes $2 million in cash and another $2 million in equity, said Marty Sumichrast, co-CEO of cbdMD. The company sells a range of cannabidiol (CBD) products, such as gummies, topicals, bath products and pet chews. CBD is an ingredient derived from the cannabis or hemp plant. CBD has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry in the last few years,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

NuSachi, Inc. Names Margaret Dolan as Member of Board of Directors...
Former Economic Development Executive Joins Tennessee-based Hemp Company to Help Advance Alternative Therapies and Materials(PRWeb July 22, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/nusachi_inc_names_margaret_dolan_as_member_of_board_of_directors_ahead_of_anticipated_fund_raising_closure/prweb18088719.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Where Does Weed Come From? A New Study Suggests East Asia.
A group of biologists and other scientists said humans began growing cannabis about 12,000 years ago not just for food, but also for hemp and, yes, probably to get high. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mike Ives Tags: Marijuana Genetics and Heredity Research Central Asia East Asia Europe neolithic Source Type: news

Tampa startup pivots to create Covid tests — and catches NCAA's attention
The company that provides hemp-based products to help mitigate pain has added Covid tests that can detect the new Delta variant to its lineup. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Coffey Source Type: news

Yes, Pot Is Legal. But It ’s Also in Short Supply in NY and NJ
Cannabis corporations are rushing to meet what is expected to be a “tidal wave” of demand in New York and New Jersey. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tracey Tully Tags: Marijuana Hemp Medical Marijuana Law and Legislation Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Mid-Orange Correctional Facility New Jersey New York State Warwick (NY) Source Type: news

Cannabis industry veterans open marijuana and hemp testing site in Tampa
Marijuana testing centers are required for clients to test products before putting them on shelves to be sold. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 14, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

"Light cannabis" consumption in a sample of young adults: preliminary pharmacokinetic data and psychomotor impairment evaluation - Pelletti G, Barone R, Giorgetti A, Garagnani M, Rossi F, Fais P, Pelotti S.
INTRODUCTION: In 2019, the Italian Supreme Court established that hemp cannot be commercialized for human use, when the "psychotropic effect" of the product or its "offensiveness" can be demonstrated. The aim of the present study is to assess Δ9-tetrahydr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Malawi: Malawi Cannabis Regulatory Body Issues 86 Licences for Industrial Hemp Cultivation
[Nyasa Times] Officials from the Cannabis Regulatory Authority (CRA) say they have issued 86 licenses to 35 companies and cooperatives to venture into cannabis cultivation for industrial hemp production. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Newton welcomes a new kind of hemp business
The company, with less than a year in Kansas, is moving to Newton under an agreement between the company, the city and Harvey County. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Kirk Seminoff Source Type: news

How hemp and CBD can impact animal health
(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) Scheduled for May 18-19, the conference will be presented online. More information about scheduled sessions, including speaker biographies and abstracts, is available at vetmed.tennessee.edu/ce/hemp. More than twenty experts from the fields of veterinary medicine, animal feeds, food science, toxicology, clinical nutrition and hemp use are slated to lead sessions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

#1 Hemp Brand in America, Hempvana, Easy & Pain-Free Skin Tag...
Hempvana releases easily usable and painless product to remove skin tags.(PRWeb March 18, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/_1_hemp_brand_in_america_hempvana_easy_pain_free_skin_tag_removal_product/prweb17735362.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Introducing Viapure: America ’s Only CBD Brand Sold Exclusively Through...
Viapure is a new wholesale CBD brand launching a line of wellness products with premium 0.00% THC, broad spectrum hemp extract and a business model...(PRWeb March 10, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/introducing_viapure_americas_only_cbd_brand_sold_exclusively_through_retailers/prweb17751858.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Small Biz Spotlight: District Hemp Botanicals
The cannabidiol store has grown to three locations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Vandana Sinha Source Type: news

Assessing hemp-containing foodstuff
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC orΔ-THC) is a psychoactive cannabinoid that can be found in hemp-containing foods. Above a certain intake, the substance can have undesirable health consequences, such as mood swings and fatigue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

This Drug Gets You High, and Is Legal (Maybe) Across the Country
A once-ignored derivative of hemp has become a hot seller for people looking for a loophole around marijuana laws. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: Hemp Marijuana Drug Abuse and Traffic Law and Legislation Medical Marijuana Hashish Cannabis Foods and Products Farm Bill (US) Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Texas Georgia Source Type: news

What Is Delta-8-THC?: The Hemp Derivative That's a Hot Seller
A once-ignored derivative of hemp has become a hot seller for people looking for a loophole around marijuana laws. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: Hemp Marijuana Drug Abuse and Traffic Law and Legislation Medical Marijuana Hashish Cannabis Foods and Products Farm Bill (US) Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Texas Georgia Source Type: news

Characterization of a new type of mead fermented with Cannabis sativa L. (hemp) - Romano R, Aiello A, De Luca L, Sica R, Caprio E, Pizzolongo F, Blaiotta G.
Mead, one of the oldest existing drinks, is a fermented product based on honey, water, and the possible addition of spices and selected yeasts. In this work, various parts (inflorescences, leaves, and steams) of Cannabis sativa L. at different concentratio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Shango Joins MGO ’s Elite ‘Cannabis 50’
Prestigious List Honors Companies for “Reshaping and Inspiring the Continued Growth of the Cannabis, Hemp Sectors”(PRWeb February 10, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/shango_joins_mgos_elite_cannabis_50/prweb17717991.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Global Industrial Hemp Market 2020-2024: Post-Pandemic Industry Planning Structure of the Industrial Hemp Market
Shape strategic responses through the phases of industry recovery 22nd Century Group Inc., Aurora Cannabis Inc., and Bombay Hemp... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemp Synergistics doubles footprint with new long-term lease agreement in Leetsdale, announces $2 million seed funding raise
According to Hemp Synergistics, the company's lab space will now reach 52,000 square feet and it will retain the option to grow even further to 100,000 square feet should demand require it. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 7, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Nate Doughty Source Type: news

I'm not ill but I can't taste anything: DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
Mrs C. Hemp, 72, from Ruislip, Middlesex, asks Dr Martin Scurr why she has had no sense of taste since December and a coating on her tongue but does not believe she has had covid-19. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: New Cannabis Law Opens Doors for Big Business
[The Herald] Recently, the Government gazetted Statutory Instrument 218 of 2020 [CAP. 18:24 Agriculture Marketing Authority (Industrial Hemp) Regulations, 2020 that regularised the growing, processing and supply of industrial hemp (cannabis) by farmers in Zimbabwe for industrial purposes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seed Investments for Hemp Farm Over $18M
BioAg Group Inc. of Fayetteville is the managing partner of three LLCs, each having raised or in the process of raising $6.25 million for a California hemp farming operation. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - August 31, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Breakthrough for law enforcement to rapidly distinguish hemp vs. controlled marijuana
(Purdue University) Hemp Synergistics, LLC, a biotechnology company dedicated to transform the way consumers use hemp-derived cannabinoid-based formulations, has formed a partnership with leading forensic scientists at Purdue University Northwest's newly formed Center for Crime, Forensics, and Security Analysis. After a year of research, development, and testing, the teams have developed a new THC Rapid Field Test Kit that gives law enforcement an easy-to-use tool to distinguish hemp from marijuana in less than five minutes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

👉 The CBD-fueled hemp boom has gone bust via Hvper.com
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIST to help labs achieve accurate THC, CBD measurements
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a program to help laboratories accurately measure key chemical compounds in marijuana, hemp and other cannabis products including oils, edibles, tinctures and balms. The program aims to increase accuracy in product labeling and help forensic laboratories distinguish between hemp, which is legal in all states, and marijuana, which is not. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vireo Health sells equity in Pennsylvania Medical Solutions for $37M
Two weeks removed from ousting its Executive Chairman Bruce Linton, Vireo Health International Inc., is  selling its equity in Pennsylvania Medical Solutions. Vireo, the Minneapolis-based commercial cannabis company that owns Minnesota Medical Solutions, announced Monday it reached an agreement with cannabis and hemp company Jushi Inc., a subsidiary of Vancouver-based Jushi Holdings, Inc. The $37 million deal includes $16.3 million in cash and an 18-month option for Jushi to purchase equity… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 22, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carter Jones Source Type: news

Morrisville firm that bet big on hemp files for bankruptcy; CEO pledges 'stronger' company will emerge
The company had transformed itself from its tobacco roots to focus on hemp products. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 19, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

High Grade Hemp Seed Announces International Distribution in Europe
High Grade Hemp Seed, in partnership with Swiss Cannabinoid, now offers full catalog of premiere hemp strains to customers throughout the Europe(PRWeb June 17, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/high_grade_hemp_seed_announces_international_distribution_in_europe/prweb17191181.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Content versus label claims in cannabidiol (CBD)-containing products obtained from commercial outlets in the state of Mississippi - Gurley BJ, Murphy TP, Gul W, Walker LA, Elsohly M.
Products containing cannabidiol (CBD) are now available throughout the United States, but their quality is oftentimes questionable. The CBD and Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content of 25 commercially available hemp oil products, obtained throughout the s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Legal Cannabis hemp oil effectively treats chronic neuropathic pain
(University of New Mexico) Researchers examine the effectiveness of consuming hemp oil extracted from the whole Cannabis plant using a chronic neuropathic pain animal model. Researchers at The University of New Mexico (UNM) showed that legal Cannabis hemp oil reduced mechanical pain sensitivity 10-fold for several hours in mice with chronic post-operative neuropathic pain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

He grows hemp. He makes CBD oil. Now he's importing millions of medical masks
The mask and equipment importing has kept Owen Martinetti busy while his other business, CBD processing, is operating with a reduced staff. CBD production has dropped off since New York ordered all nonessential businesses to shut down. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

Native Roots Hemp - 606247 - 04/06/2020
Unapproved Products Related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 7, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Source Type: news

Cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol concentrations in commercially available CBD E-liquids in Switzerland - Grafinger KE, Kr önert S, Broillet A, Weinmann W.
Cannabidiol (CBD) rich hemp and hemp products low in Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (less than 1%) are legally available in Switzerland. Besides herbs for smoking and oils, liquids (e-liquids) for smoking in electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) have r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Labeling of cannabidiod products becoming a public health concern
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) The need for accurate and informative labeling of hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products is a critical public health issue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

EssenceHempoil.com launches products from two top brands
EssenceHempoil.com, the new online hemp oil superstore has now added to their stock products from two industry titans, Hempura and Hemp King.(PRWeb March 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/essencehempoil_com_launches_products_from_two_top_brands/prweb16939998.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Don't Believe All the'Science' on CBD Products
MONDAY, March 16, 2020 -- Cannabidiol -- commonly known as CBD -- might not be all it is touted to be, new research suggests. Instead, existing evidence on the potential benefits of the compound found in marijuana and hemp has often been backed by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A Woman's Place: Cannabis Industry Promotes Female Ownership
Feminine hands are everywhere in the medical marijuana and hemp industries, up and running in the state for less than a year. Their roles range from co-owning $10 million cultivation centers to staffing dispensary counters as budtenders. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - March 16, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

100% THC-Free Hemp & CBD Oil Company's 2020 Launch
Stellarbound Launches 0% THC Product Line and Gives a Percentage of Proceeds to Charitable Causes.(PRWeb March 12, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/100_thc_free_hemp_cbd_oil_company_s_2020_launch/prweb16973403.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Root Sciences announces Scitek as distribution representative
Root Sciences and Scitek announce distribution agreement to provide world-class extraction and distillation technologies to the cannabis/hemp industries in Australia and New Zealand(PRWeb February 19, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/root_sciences_announces_scitek_as_distribution_representative/prweb16915449.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news