FDA Hearing On ‘Hemp-Derived CBD’ Today

Today the US Food and Drug Administration is taking in-person public testimony with regard to the “manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale” of CBD-infused retail products. “The rapidly evolving hemp-derived CBD marketplace sadly includes a number of bad faith actors selling the equivalent of modern day snake-oil,” said NORML Political [read more]

Cannabis Activism

DPA Statement On Illinois State Senate Passing Legislation To Legalize Marijuana

Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) released the following statement this morning responding to the Illinois State Senate passing legislation that would legalize marijuana: “Illinois is another state ahead of New York that is one step closer to legalizing marijuana and expunging related past convictions for possession. Illinois legislators recognize that ‘prohibition simply does [read more]

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Marijuana Events

Canna Advisors Kicks Off Summer Of Sharing

Industry-leading cannabis business consulting firm Canna Advisors is gearing up for a season of information-sharing, as five different Canna Advisors team members will be featured speakers at four different cannabis educational events in the next two months. Led by co-founders Jay and Diane Czarkowski, experts from Canna Advisors are sharing their knowledge at the Cannabis World [read more]

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Marijuana Studies

Past Cannabis Use Associated With Decreased In-Hospital Mortality Among Heart Attack Patients Per Study

Heart attack patients with a past history of self-reported marijuana use possess greater in-hospital survival rates, according to data published in the journal PLOS One. Investigators from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology compared the hospital records of over 3,800 heart-attack patients who acknowledged having consumed cannabis or had tested [read more]