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McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco – Clarksville Now
20 Apr
4:15

McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco – Clarksville Now

By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally. What are your thoughts? Answer the poll below (may take a few seconds to load): The […]

Despite Congressional Approval, Selling Hemp and CBD Remains Legally Perilous – Reason
20 Apr
3:57

Despite Congressional Approval, Selling Hemp and CBD Remains Legally Perilous – Reason

MIS Photography At the end of last year, Congress passed a farm bill that legalized hemp, defined as cannabis containing no more than 0.3 percent THC by weight, and its derivatives, including cannibidiol (CBD), a nonpsychoactive but medically promising compound that has been openly sold online and in brick-and-mortar stores […]

Denver hemp oil company plans giveaway outside Carl’s Jr location testing CBD burger on 4/20 – The Denver Post
20 Apr
2:43

Denver hemp oil company plans giveaway outside Carl’s Jr location testing CBD burger on 4/20 – The Denver Post

Call it a troll or a prime marketing opportunity. Either way, a Denver hemp company plans to piggyback on Carl’s Jr’s CBD burger test run Saturday by giving away free samples of its own product outside the chain’s Colorado Boulevard restaurant. Functional Remedies, self-described as “the only vertically integrated hemp […]

What is Hemp? Meet the Cousin of Cannabis in 17 Questions – Greencamp
20 Apr
2:15

What is Hemp? Meet the Cousin of Cannabis in 17 Questions – Greencamp

Just like the extremely beneficial cannabinoid-rich varieties of cannabis, hemp can also be considered a versatile plant, to say the least. Before it got banned in various countries across the world, hemp was used throughout the human history and was considered a very important crop in many different cultures. We […]

How Beauty Brands Are Banking on Cannabis – WWD
19 Apr
4:08

How Beauty Brands Are Banking on Cannabis – WWD

Beauty’s obsession with CBD isn’t slowing down. CBD — the shortened term for cannabidiol — has become one of the hottest ingredients in beauty, popping up in different types of skin care, color cosmetics and wellness supplements as consumer interest in the plant’s purported benefits increases rapidly. Brands are tapping […]

The Carl’s Jr. 4/20 Burger Highlights the FDA’s Strange Relationship to CBD – Inverse
19 Apr
2:55

The Carl’s Jr. 4/20 Burger Highlights the FDA’s Strange Relationship to CBD – Inverse

Fast-food chain Carl’s Jr. announced on Wednesday that it will release a special 4/20-edition burger with a CBD-infused sauce. To those following the murky legality of cannabidiol, the minimally psychoactive active molecule found in hemp and marijuana, this news might come as a surprise: How can a national chain sell […]

Everything You Need To Know About Cannabis Oil – The Fresh Toast
19 Apr
2:27

Everything You Need To Know About Cannabis Oil – The Fresh Toast

Cannabis oil has been a hot topic of discussion for the past few years. The term really climbed to infamy after Dr. Sanjay Gupta reported on the magical effects of CBD oil in epileptic children. Now, it seems like every state apprehensive about implementing a comprehensive medical marijuana program has […]

Marijuana Tourism Goes Hollywood with New Swissx Cannabis and Gaming Club – Associated Press
19 Apr
4:46

Marijuana Tourism Goes Hollywood with New Swissx Cannabis and Gaming Club – Associated Press

Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swissx Labs announced today it will open its first private club in Hollywood on April 20th, 2019. Visitors to the club can purchase a day pass at the door or online that lets them try out the full club experience including […]

The Smoking Pot CBD coffee shop picks 4/20 date to open – KPRC Click2Houston
19 Apr
4:44

The Smoking Pot CBD coffee shop picks 4/20 date to open – KPRC Click2Houston

HOUSTON – A CBD coffee shop in the Houston area will open its doors on — you guessed it — April 20. The Smoking Pot Coffee Shop in the Spring Branch area will offer CBD-infused coffee and other products containing CBD oil, including dark chocolate treats and cake pops. According […]

Houston’s first CBD coffee shop sets buzzy opening date – CultureMap Houston
19 Apr
4:44

Houston’s first CBD coffee shop sets buzzy opening date – CultureMap Houston

Houston’s first CBD coffee shop will open its doors on an unofficial holiday for marijuana enthusiasts. The Smoking Pot will open at 8 am on Saturday, April 20. According to the event page, the grand opening will feature “unique blends of coffee including a variety of CBD infusion coffee and […]