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Texas Legislative Roundup: New Laws Impacting Employers – Lexology
18 Jul
10:16

Texas Legislative Roundup: New Laws Impacting Employers – Lexology

The Texas Legislature’s 86th session adjourned on May 27, 2019, and there is little likelihood that the governor will call a special session. The legislature primarily focused on educational reforms this year. Regarding employment matters, most observers expected the legislature to adopt laws preempting any attempt by municipalities to pass […]

Tong asks FDA for CBD research, consumer protections – Hartford Business
18 Jul
3:27

Tong asks FDA for CBD research, consumer protections – Hartford Business

Cannabidiol (CBD) products are now mainstream in Connecticut stores, a trend that will only increase with the recent legalization of commercial hemp growing in the state. Now, state Attorney General William Tong is joining a group of his counterparts from around the country in asking the U.S. Food & Drug […]

Cannabis Group Weekly Alert – July 2019 #3 | Dentons – JD Supra
18 Jul
12:06

Cannabis Group Weekly Alert – July 2019 #3 | Dentons – JD Supra

In this week’s edition: FDA expedites its efforts to develop rules for CBD and plans to report on its progress by late summer/early fall. Florida appellate court strikes down the state’s vertically integrated business model and current cap on medical cannabis operators. Iowa takes hard stance against CBD, stating that […]

CBD, THE NEXT SUPERBUG TREATMENT? – DailyNurse
17 Jul
5:18

CBD, THE NEXT SUPERBUG TREATMENT? – DailyNurse

Listen to this article. In recent years Cannabidiol (CBD) has been proven to help treat the symptoms of anxiety, epilepsy and pain. Now, new research is emerging that CBD may be part of the next wave of antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections. Drug resistant diseases are on the rise […]

CBD could help fight antibiotic-resistant infections, new research suggests – My9NJ
17 Jul
1:54

CBD could help fight antibiotic-resistant infections, new research suggests – My9NJ

A doctor uses a stethoscope on a patient, alongside a field of legal cannabis plants. (Photos by Adam Berry and Sean Gallup/Getty Images) A doctor uses a stethoscope on a patient, alongside a field of legal cannabis plants. (Photos by Adam Berry and Sean Gallup/Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO – Cannabidiol, […]

BEYOND LOCAL: Curbing misinformation about the use of CBD in fighting opioid addiction – TimminsToday
16 Jul
7:24

BEYOND LOCAL: Curbing misinformation about the use of CBD in fighting opioid addiction – TimminsToday

This article, written by Tyler Marshall, University of Alberta and Jonathan N. Stea, University of Calgary, originally appeared on The Conversation and is republished here with permission: Hyperbole can be rampant in health news, particularly with respect to cannabis. One recent headline declared: “CBD is effective in treating heroin addiction.” Another […]

CBD: A drug with History – Bitneni
15 Jul
9:15

CBD: A drug with History – Bitneni

BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO CBD HISTORY Hemp has been prohibited for many decades because of its ethical implications, so has CBD. This may lead people to assume that CBD and its therapeutic benefits are a recent discovery. In this article, we are going to discuss how this presumption is totally wrong. […]

Everyone must get an education that results in job, happiness, opportunity: VA Sen…. – The American Bazaar
15 Jul
2:24

Everyone must get an education that results in job, happiness, opportunity: VA Sen…. – The American Bazaar

Siobhan Dunnavant Esha Mittal talks to Virginia state Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant, who represents 12th senate district. Follow @ambazaarmag Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant represents Virginia’s 12th senate district, which includes western Henrico and Hanover. A practicing OB-GYN physician, the Republican is the only doctor serving in the state senate. She was first […]

Can CBD Lower Blood Pressure? Is Cannabidiol a Viable Option for Hypertension? – TimesOfCBD
15 Jul
11:10

Can CBD Lower Blood Pressure? Is Cannabidiol a Viable Option for Hypertension? – TimesOfCBD

High blood pressure, or hypertension, can be detrimental to one’s heart health and overall well-being. To ensure that high blood pressure does not get out of control, men and women who have the condition should follow their physician’s guidance. Even then, some are questioning whether hypertension can be aided by […]

Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia – CNBC
15 Jul
12:54

Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia – CNBC

Hemp plants are grown for medical research purposes in Chiang Mai province, Thailand. Taylor Weidman | Bloomberg | Getty Images With Thailand’s legalization of medical cannabis in February, some experts predict that other Southeast Asian countries may move to decriminalize the plant. If that happens, it could prove a significant […]