Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy
Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Study Finds CBD Effective In Treating Heroin Addiction
(CNN) — Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, a new study says. Given to patients with heroin addiction, cannabidiol, also known as CBD, reduced their cravings for the illicit drug as well as their levels of anxiety. “The intense craving is what drives the drug use,” said Yasmin Hurd, the lead researcher on the study and director of the Addiction Institute of Mount Sinai. “If we can have the medications that can dampen that [craving], that can greatly reduce the chance of relapse and overdose risk.” CBD: What Is It And Why Do People U...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CBD CNN Source Type: news

Study finds CBD effective in treating heroin addiction
Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, a new study says. Given to patients with heroin addiction, cannabidiol, also known as CBD, reduced their cravings for the illicit drug as well as their levels of anxiety. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GoGreen Hemp Expands It's Animal Line & Launches CBD Horse...
GoGreen Hemp launches a Peppermint Flavored Horse Tincture 500mg and Horse Pellets 800mg.(PRWeb May 21, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/gogreen_hemp_expands_it_s_animal_line_launches_cbd_horse_tincture_and_pellets/prweb16327838.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hemp producer to bring more than 150 jobs to Dona Ana County
The number of jobs is growing in Do ña Ana County. On Monday, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Rich Global Hemp Corp., a new-to-market hemp producer, is expanding operations to Las Cruces, creating 180 jobs in the area. The company will operate out of a 750,000-square-foot greenhouse space at 4884 S. Main St. and grow immature hemp plants that can be provided to farmers, according to a news release from Lujan Grisham's office. The New Mexico Economic Development Department will invest up to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 20, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Davis Source Type: news

New Age Hemp Ready for Growing CBD Industry
While the debut of medical marijuana sales in Arkansas has been grabbing the headlines, a separate cannabis-related industry has been taking root in the state, quite literally. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Advocates for cannabis reform eager for progress at Texas Capitol
Two cannabis reform bills have a chance of passing this session: Expanding the low-THC CBD program and allowing hemp farming in Texas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kimberly Reeves Source Type: news

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad?
The cannabis-derived compound is popping up in everything from mineral water to bath bombs. We ask experts and users if it actually worksAaron Horn first came across cannabidiol, or CBD, about three years ago in Glastonbury – the town, not the festival. “I found it at this amazing hemp shop,Hemp in Avalon, ” recalls Horn, a musician who is now 35. “It’s run by a guy called Free. His last name is Cannabis. He changed his name by deed poll to Free Cannabis.” Horn bought a tube of high-concentration CBD paste – “it comes out like a brown toothpaste, almost” – and it ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 5, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Tim Lewis Tags: Cannabis Mental health Epilepsy Science Drugs Society Drugs policy Politics & wellbeing Source Type: news

CBD: On a real market high
Cannabidiol, a chemical compound extracted from hemp, is now at the center of a swiftly-growing industry which last year derived about $600 million in U.S. sales (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advocates for cannabis reform eager for progress at Texas Capitol
Two cannabis reform bills have a chance of passing this session: expanding the low-THC CBD program and allowing hemp farming in Texas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 4, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kimberly Reeves Source Type: news

Advocates for cannabis reform eager for progress at Texas Capitol
Two cannabis reform bills have a chance of passing this session: expanding the low-THC CBD program and allowing hemp farming in Texas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 4, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Kimberly Reeves Source Type: news

Advocates for cannabis reform eager for progress at Texas Capitol
Two cannabis reform bills have a chance of passing this session: Expanding the low-THC CBD program and allowing hemp farming in Texas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kimberly Reeves Source Type: news

Advocates for cannabis reform eager for progress at Texas Capitol
Two cannabis reform bills have a chance of passing this session: Expanding the low-THC CBD program and allowing hemp farming in Texas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 3, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kimberly Reeves Source Type: news

Jefferson Health gets $2M gift for cannabis-related initiative
Jefferson Health and an Australian philanthropist are launching a second cannabis-related project, PhillyVoice reported. The latest is an initiative to spur advances in  the use of industrial hemp. The philanthropist, Barry Lambert, provided a $2 million gift to launch the fund, which will be part of Jefferson’s Innovation Pillar, aimed at advancing sustainability and research. This follows a $3 million gift the philanthropist provided to open the Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 1, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Donahue Source Type: news

Mainstream Retailers Embrace Marijuana's Less Taboo Cousin
Mainstream retailers are leaping into the world of products like skin creams and oils that tout such benefits as reducing anxiety and helping you sleep. The key ingredient? CBD, or cannabidiol, a compound derived from hemp and marijuana that doesn't cause a high. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 15, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How Hemp Production Can be Leveraged Using Technologies From Drones To AR
Since becoming legalized in the U.S. and much of the world, hemp production has been proving to be a profitable endeavor for farmers and displacing other crops as the preferred crop for many. Production can benefit from tech, such as the use of drones or IoT principles, let me explain how. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Maciej Duraj, Contributor Source Type: news

CBD Lures Stressed-Out Parents Looking to Unwind
Caught in the churn of long days and sleepless nights, some parents have found solace in a nonintoxicating chemical derived from hemp. But is it safe? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINA CARON Tags: Cannabis Foods and Products Anxiety and Stress Families and Family Life Parenting Marijuana Hemp Food and Drug Administration Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Source Type: news

Former Reds manager enters CBD firm's lineup as brand ambassador
A former Cincinnati Reds manager is teaming with a maker of hemp-based wellness products. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Cannabis, Hemp Seeds Cross-Reactive in Some With Allergies Cannabis, Hemp Seeds Cross-Reactive in Some With Allergies
Hemp seeds and cannabis are cross-reactive in some allergic individuals, a new report on 15 cases shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Is there scientific evidence behind CBD products' claims?
CBD is popping up in everything from food to beauty products. It comes from plants in the cannabis family and has been marketed as a solution for anxiety, pain and epilepsy. With Walgreens and CVS expanding into hemp-derived CBD products, the FDA is taking a closer look at the unregulated market. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss whether there is scientific evidence behind the claims. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CBD products from Broward company now available at national retailer
The company manufactures tinctures, oils, capsules and lotions containing full spectrum hemp oil, including CBD. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ashley Portero Source Type: news

CBD products from Broward company now available at national retailer
The company manufactures tinctures, oils, capsules and lotions containing full spectrum hemp oil, including CBD. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Ashley Portero Source Type: news

FDA Looks Into Regulating CBD In Food, Beverages And More
(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it will hold a public hearing next month to discuss developing a regulatory framework for the use of CBD in consumer products, including foods and beverages. CBD, the abbreviation for cannabidiol, is one of the non-psychoactive ingredients in cannabis, increasingly thought to offer wide-ranging health benefits, with few side effects and low risk of addiction or abuse. Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC is the main psychoactive component of the cannabis plant. Related: CBD – What Is It And Why Do People Use It? FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said i...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CBD CNN Source Type: news

Cincinnati CBD company could invest $50M in Ohio hemp
Green Light Acquisitions, which grows hemp and develops CBD products, would invest more than $50 million in hemp growing and processing in Ohio if a law passes to legalize the crop. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 29, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Why Ohio farmers, retailers are excited about a hemp bill that passed the Senate
A bill to legalize industrial hemp and sales of CBD products sailed through the Ohio Senate 30-0 on Thursday and now heads to the House. Gov. Mike DeWine's office said he is "reviewing and monitoring" the legislation, which has attracted broad business and regulatory support. “It is imperative that Ohio moves quickly so that our farmers can take advantage of a domestic hemp marketplace and catch up with our neighboring states,” said Sen. Brian Hill, a Zanesville Republican, on the Senate floor… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 29, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Walgreens to sell CBD products in 9 states, including Colorado
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. announced it will begin selling products containing Cannabidiol (CBD) in nine states, including Illinois. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgreens (Nasdaq: WBA) said it will sell the CBD products in 1,500 of its stores in Indiana, Oregon, Colorado, New Mexico, Kentucky, Tennessee, Vermont, South Carolina and Illinois. CBD is extracted from the flowers and buds of marijuana or hemp plants but it doesn't ge t users "high" because it doesn't contain the plants' chemical tetrahydrocannabinol… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 28, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Walgreens to sell CBD products in 9 states, including Illinois
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. announced it will begin selling products containing Cannabidiol (CBD) in nine states, including Illinois. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgreens (Nasdaq: WBA) said it will sell the CBD products in 1,500 of its stores in Indiana, Oregon, Colorado, New Mexico, Kentucky, Tennessee, Vermont, South Carolina and Illinois. CBD is extracted from the flowers and buds of marijuana or hemp plants but it doesn't ge t users "high" because it doesn't contain the plants' chemical tetrahydrocannabinol… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 28, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Have you tried this powerful, popular cannabis oil recipe?
(Natural News) Hemp and hemp seed oil are all the hype these days. Millions of people have jumped on the recent health craze by adding high-quality hemp protein powder or hemp hearts to their morning smoothies. But did you know that a pure extract of the cannabis bud could potentially cure cancer, with hungriness, happiness and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CBD Products Now Sold at CVS Stores in 8 States
Curaleaf operates more than 40 marijuana dispensaries across 12 states and also offers hemp-derived products including lotions, tinctures, vape pens and patches. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabidiol Products Now Available at Hundreds of CVS Stores
THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- Creams, sprays, and lotions infused with the nonintoxicating hemp component cannabidiol (CBD) are now being sold at more than 800 CVS stores in eight states. The products will be sold in store aisles, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cannabis 101 At The University Of Connecticut
With expanding markets for hemp and marijuana, some students believe that taking the class could help their careers. "I'm definitely interested in the plant and where it can go," Madison Blake said.(Image credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - March 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patrick Skahill Source Type: news

No One ’s Really Sure How To Regulate This Hemp Food Craze
CBD food and drink is big business. Martha Stewart is in it. “People are adding CBD to everything.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 14, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

CBD Oil Is Everywhere, But Is It Really Safe and Healthy?
You might have seen it in your neighborhood health store, your local spa or your corner coffee shop. CBD, aka cannabidiol, is getting mixed into cocktails, lotions and drinks. But what is CBD, exactly? Does it have real health benefits? Is it even safe? To get a better understanding of the compound, TIME spoke to two scientists on the cutting edge of CBD research: Dr. Esther Blessing, an associate professor of psychiatry at New York University, and Margaret Haney, professor of neurobiology at Columbia University Medical Center and director of the university’s Marijuana Research Laboratory. Blessing and Haney agree th...
Source: TIME: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized onetime Research Source Type: news

How Common Is Unintentional Cannabis Ingestion?
Discussion “[Cannabis] is a genus of flowering plant with three main varieties: sativa, indica and ruderalis.” It has been used for hundreds of years for hemp or fiber and also for psychoactive and medicinal effects. The active compounds are collectively called cannabinoids, of which delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the most abundant. The floral buds or calyxes of the plant have the most cannabinoids, but other parts of the plant are also used such as leaves. Hash oil, hashish (or resin) and marijuana (dried leaves) are the common products from strongest to least strongest products. ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 11, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Canadian cannabis co. to invest over $10M in Las Cruces expansion
The company says it will establish one of the largest North American hemp cultivation sites. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Collin Krabbe Source Type: news

Canadian cannabis co. to invest over $10M in Las Cruces expansion
The company says it will establish one of the largest North American hemp cultivation sites. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Collin Krabbe Source Type: news

CBD Is Everywhere, but Scientists Still Don ’ t Know Much About It
“ It is a kind of a new snake oil in the sense that there are a lot of claims and not so much evidence, ” said one expert. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Cannabis Foods and Products Marijuana Drug Abuse and Traffic Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Research Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Hemp Crohn's Disease Smoking and Tobacco Addiction (Psychology) Dietary Supplements and Herb Source Type: news

Florida's farmers plot new course after Hurricane Michael's deadly tear
Storm ’s assault through Panhandle has left growers moving away from traditional farming towards alternatives like hemp and hopsHurricane Michael ’s deadly tear through Florida’s Panhandle four months ago will help fuel a transformation of the state’s agricultural industry, experts are predicting, with significant numbers of growers moving away from traditional farming and towards a future of alternative crops such as hemp and hops.Related:Florida: seafood industry struggles to recover after Hurricane MichaelContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Richard Luscombe in Miami Tags: Florida Hurricane Michael Agriculture Environment Science US news Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hemp oil benefits list
The potential benefits of hemp oil include improved heart, skin, and brain health. Research is ongoing, and it might uncover additional benefits. Learn more about the benefits of hemp oil here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Hemp hemp hooray for cannabis research
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Source: ScienceNOW - February 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Schluttenhofer, C., Yuan, L. Tags: letters Source Type: news

CBD – What Is It And Why Do People Use It?
BOSTON (CBS) -CBD products are a best seller at Wicked Chronic in Natick. A variety of tinctures, oils, vaping cartridges, edible candies, and dog treats take up the front corner of the store. “CBD is cannabidiol. It’s the second most prevalent chemical found in hemp, cannabis, marijuana,” explained store owner Robert Barish. CBD is not an hallucinogenic. It’s that other chemical, THC, that gets users high. So, why use CBD? “I’m able to stand here and work all day long just using CBD,” Robert said. Both he and his wife, Beverly, run the store and use CBD to manage their chronic pai...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Marijuana CBD Source Type: news

National Hemp Day, Founded by cbdMD, is Set for February 4
cbdMD, a CBD Oil company, becomes the official founders of America’s Hemp Day.(PRWeb January 29, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/national_hemp_day_founded_by_cbdmd_is_set_for_february_4/prweb16056184.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Flash Deals from the Health Ranger Store: 24 hours only ... up to 54% off essential oils, hemp extracts and more, while supplies last
(Natural News) The Health Ranger Store is moving products to make way for expanded inventory as we roll out brand new solutions in 2019. As a result, we’ve put an assortment of products on sale — up to 54% off — for the next 24 hours. See the 24-hour flash deals here. Quantities are limited.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People to know health care: Dee Dee Taylor
Dee Dee Taylor is owner, 502 Hemp and KY Beauty and Wellness. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Marijuana, Hemp, CBD: What's Legal and Where
The list of states approving medical or recreational use of marijuana and CBD keeps growing. Thirty-three states have passed medical marijuana laws. Twelve states have enacted CBD-explicit medical laws. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NutraPak USA Gears Up for Leadership in CBD Explosion
Hemp-Derived CBD Market Expected to Exceed $20 billion by 2022(PRWeb January 08, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/nutrapak_usa_gears_up_for_leadership_in_cbd_explosion/prweb16010438.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Largo manufacturer will expand to CBD, hemp products in 2019
Ion Labs is starting out the new year in a big way. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Coffey Source Type: news

Largo manufacturer will expand to CBD, hemp products in 2019
Ion Labs is starting out the new year in a big way. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 2, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Coffey Source Type: news

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is a HERO for leading hemp legalization in recent farm bill
(Natural News) Most years, few Americans pay much attention to spending bills Congress debates and passes, but this year is different for a couple reasons. First, there is a battle being waged between Democrats and POTUS Donald Trump regarding his demand for a paltry $5 billion in funding for his border wall. Most Republicans have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Farm Bill Opens Door on Hemp; FDA to Consider New Cannabis Policy U.S. Farm Bill Opens Door on Hemp; FDA to Consider New Cannabis Policy
The Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it will consider creating new policy regarding the marketing and sale of cannabis after President Donald Trump signed the Farm Bill, which legalized commercial production of hemp in the United States.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news