CBD is one of many non-intoxicating cannabinoids found in hemp or cannabis plants. Because CBD can come from marijuana, and because of marijuana’s current federal classification, there is concern that some CBD could not be legal in the U.S., and while that is true, there are many alternative hemp based CBD products that are available in all 50 states. There…
Promising new research into medical uses of cannabis has shown that marijuana may hold the key to treating Alzheimer’s disease. But the governments mishmosh of laws make it illegal to move forward with clinical lab tests on mice and, if the results are promising, move on to human trials. Marijuana is still listed as a Schedule I controlled substance under…
Currently marijuana and marijuana derivatives are considered Schedule 1 drugs. However, this does not apply to hemp derived products. Although the DEA doesn’t regulate hemp derived products, they do regulate hemp cultivation.
After extensive meetings and discussions with most of the major hemp food companies, it became clear that according to the official Health Canada testing protocol these hemp food companies’ products generally did not have any detectable THC and should therefore remain perfectly legal for resale and consumption.
We all know by now that the hemp and cannabis is not the evil, hateful drug it was once made out to be. After decades of smear campaigns you still can’t hold back the truth that hemp and cannabis are here to help.
The cannabis industry has been crossing lines.
Four states – Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Alaska – and the District of Columbia, have legalized recreational and medical use marijuana for adults. Twenty more allow medical marijuana. Advocates believe at least eleven more states may legalize it soon.
By the end of 2016, the legal cannabis market could approach $9 billion, and an estimated $35 billion by 2020. With this explosive growth, the image of a marijuana business owner has evolved.
Instead of mainly hippy growers in Northern California, another reality has emerged – businessmen in suits gathering at conferences, discussing business strategies to help them succeed.
What spurred this transformation?