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Malawi Mildly Legalizes Cannabis Cultivation

The country of origin of the world-famous Malawi Gold strain joins the list of African countries that have legalized cannabis cultivation to a certain degree, after Lesotho and Zimbabwe

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Introducing CBM (Cannabimovone), the newly-individuated cannabinoid

An Italian team of scientists and researchers recently discovered CBM, or cannabimovone, a lesser known compound in cannabis that could have enormous implications for the future of medical research

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Coronavirus: Scammers Try to Bank in on CBD

A scam, claiming a CBD-based COVID-19 cure, is currently circulating in the U.S.A.

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Charlotte Web Acquires Abacus Health Products

Charlotte Web and Abacus Health Products reached an agreement over a merger that will lead the entity to represent one third of the CBD retail market

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MedMen in the Times of Coronavirus

The MedMen cannabis company reassures its community among the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Germany Rectifies on CBD Being ‘Novel Food’

EIHA President, Daniel Kruse, said “hemp food products made from traditionally produced extracts with the natural full spectrum of the cannabinoids contained in the hemp plant are not novel foods. For the German hemp food industry this statement by the government and the ministry is an important milestone”

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FDA Curbs Enthusiasm on CBD Products

The latest FDA’s statement about CBD sends mixed messages to cannabidiol entrepreneurs

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GW investigates CBD absorption and drinking

Researchers study how CBD consumption is affected by dietary choices.

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Sicilian Welfare-Covered Medical Cannabis Is Now a Thing

In the recent years, Italy has been attempting to craft a legal cannabis consumption and market program, without success. As those in the industry know, the current situation there is uncertain.

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Colgate, Sports Illustrated, BioSteel Nutrition Enter the CBD Market

Oral hygiene brand Colgate, Sports Illustrated magazine, and Canadian sports nutrition company BioSteel Nutrition are among the latest big names to enter the CBD market.

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California to Consider CBD in Foods, Beverages, and Cosmetics

California is inching closer towards allowing CBD as an ingredient in foods, beverages, and cosmetics. The move would benefit both the public and the CBD industry.

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Australia May Allow Over-the-Counter CBD Products

CBD products are notoriously difficult to access in Australia, but that may soon change. The country’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is currently undertaking a review of CBD’s safety that could make low-strength products available over the counter.

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U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Bill Forcing FDA to Treat CBD as a Supplement

U.S. lawmakers recently introduced a bill that would make the FDA treat hemp-derived CBD as a supplement. If successful, it would mean easier access to CBD products and further growth for the industry.

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CBD Makes it Into the Golden Globes Gift Bag

Golden Globes 2020; The Official Backstage Celebrity Gift Bag Featuring Balance CBD

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Coca-Cola and CBD – Unfounded Rumors

Roughly 30 percent of US adults consume sugar-sweetened beverages on a daily basis, this includes soda, among the most popular being Coca-Cola. As cannabidiol (CBD) products have risen in popularity over the past year it seems that just about every market imaginable has sought to integrate this compound into their products.

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Federal Laws Stalling a Potential Global Marijuana Market

While many states throughout the U.S. have legalized marijuana in some form it is still illegal on a federal level. This means there are significant restrictions on the purchasing, selling, and shipping of cannabis in any form.

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Law and CBD
Class Action Lawsuits and the CBD Industry Stability

As the cannabidiol (CBD) industry remains largely unregulated by governing authorities manufacturers are left to develop formulations and standards of quality and safety on their own. While the industry is relatively new and booming a wave of class action lawsuits have ensued and many say it wasinevitable.

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CBD Month
National CBD Month

As we close out 2019 and enter 2020 one thing is certain, there is a national month, day, or year for just about any topic. This past year could be called the year of CBD as the industry experienced a ramp up in sales and variety of products available on the market.

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Cannabidiol Concerns Reach the UK

At this point, the FSA has established rules against health claims on supplements, including CBD, while leaving ingredients and CBD quantity unregulated. The UK has recently allowed for the sale of non-medicated CBD to the general public. This short period has already brought on an impressive boom in sells and popularity of the products.

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New York to Establish Hemp & CBD Regulations

As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to refuse guidance in the CBD and industrial hemp industry the State of New York has taken matters into their own hands. New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo (D) has signed a bill that is set to establish rules and regulations for hemp and CBD grown, produced, and/or sold in his state.

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Mary Christmas – CBD Coupons & Deals

Find our list of Christmas CBD sales including exclusive promo codes for Leafreport’s users.

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FDA Makes New Statement

Unfortunately, this long-awaited update from the FDA was not what enthusiasts were wanting or expected. In an update on November 25ththe FDA made the warning that CBD poses “real risks” and anyone actively using or considering using CBD should consider those risks.

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vitafusionTM Enters the CBD Arena

vitafusion revealed their completely NEW product line of CBD infused gummies using full spectrum hemp extract. The products are immediately available for purchase online and at select retailers.

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Is CBD the Next Ibuprofen? Green Point Research Teamed Up with Florida State University to Find Out

Green Point Research developed a CBD softgel capsule, Satividol, dedicated to pain-relief benefits and teamed up with Florida State University to find out if CBD can be the next Ibuprofen.

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The Future of CBD Use in Air Force is Uncertain

Until further regulation from governing bodies, like the FDA, can ensure the quality and safety of CBD products sold to the public it is best for servicemen and women to avoid them

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Edible Arrangements Entering the CBD Field

Edible Arrangements just took their treats to a new level announcing a new line of CBD infused edibles. This unique company that has been combining the genius of the gift basket and flower bouquets since 1999 has recently announced they are stepping into the realm of CBD.

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Federal Regulation Is Finally On The Horizon

While the FDA is still slow to answer the call for regulation, USDA made a significant move and published its interim rules for domestic hemp production, CBD specifically, within the Federal Register.

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Holidays CBD Deals & Discounts – Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales

Find our list of holidays online CBD sales including exclusive promo codes for Leafreport’s users.

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CBD and Yoga
First CBD Yoga Class – Zen Yoga in West Hollywood are greeted with a CBD gummy bear

Just when you thought yoga had reached its limit on new versions someone has the great idea of combining CBD with this relaxing form of exercise. Students at Zen Yoga in West Hollywood are greeted with a CBD gummy bear. There are also CBD infused candles and oils.

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A Call for Regulation: Former NBA player Al Harrington, believes the CBD industry needs some regulation.

Former NBA player Al Harrington, the founder of Viola Brands a cannabis company, believes the CBD industry needs some regulation.

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GRAS and CBD: Balanced Health Botanicals (CBDistillery) received the self-affirmed GRAS status

The world of CBD just took a significant step forward towards increased legitimacy and trust for consumers. A major player in the cannabidiol industry just received an impressive status with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Balanced Health Botanicals (BHB) is the parent company of the well-known brand CBDistillery and they announce November 14ththat they met the FDA’s rigorous standards for GRAS status.

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Drake Enters Cannabis Industry

In early November a Toronto-based cannabis producer, Canopy Growth Corp, teamed up with recording artist and singer Drake to launch More Life Growth Company. Drake is set to own 60 percent of the company leaving Canopy Growth with 40 percent and continue to operate the production and distribution end of the business.

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CBD-Dispensing Robots in 7-Eleven

A CBD dispensing vending machine, aka robots, are being placed at Colorado 7-Elevens as of the first week in November.

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Veterans Day CBD Coupons and Sales 2019

Find our list of Veterans Day online CBD sales including exclusive promo codes for Leafreport’s users.

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CBD Guidance Needed – Senator “Chuck” Schumer taking his concerns to the FDA

The rise of cannabidiol (CBD) use as an alternative medicine has caught the attention of U.S. Senator Charles (Chuck) E. Schumer of New York State and he’s taking his concerns to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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U.S.A. Triathlon and CBD: A Long Awaited Relationship

Whether you compete in the Spring or the full Ironman three things are certain; optimal performance is vital, recovery is important, and your body will ache. These facts along with the decline of U.S.A. Triathlons involvement led to the national governing body to partner with Pure Spectrum, a CBD company out of Colorado.

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A Hanover County judge Judge tosses marijuana charge for man who legally purchased CBD product

A young many was ticketed for carrying marijuana when in fact he had possession of an industrial hemp product he purchased at a local gas  legally. The state of Virginia’s roadside test cannot differentiate between the two;

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Hemp Auction
The Nation’s First and Largest Hemp Public Auction

The nation’s first and largest hemp auction will take place this Fall in Franklin, Tennessee. The International Hemp Auction & Market (IHAM) will be hosted by the Southern Hemp Marketplace (SHM), LLC has started selling tickets September 16, 2019 to host 1,000 plus farmers, processors, and traders.

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CBD Brands Supporting Breast Cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month and just about every health and non-health industry is showing their support. The CBD industry has not only joined in the support and some CBD companies are leading in providing awareness along with financial support and packages for managing the diagnosis.

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Arthritis Foundation and CBD: New Guidelines Published

The Arthritis Foundation recently released a statement regarding their stance on the use of CBD for managing joint pain among arthritis sufferers. The stance isn’t what you would expect, but shows promise for the future of CBD for medicinal purposes.

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John Legend CBD Startup

Legend partnering with CBD startup gives it the revival it needed.

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Japan Approves CBD Sells

Japan to begin accepting the sell of CBD products. New Age Beverage Corporation, Colorado-based company, received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health recently.

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New CBD Vape Danger; Street Drugs Found in Place of CBD

After just two puffs from the CBD vape pen Jenkins was offered by a friend he ended up in a coma rather than simply relaxed. He remembers things getting hazy then quickly terrifying. Not the reaction he was expected at all.

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Achy Feet, Red Carpets & CBD: How Amy Sedaris and Other Celebrities are Surviving the Red Carpet

CBD brand Lord Jones launch a new lotion dedicated to relieving achy feet

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Law and CBD
The Feds Make a Stern Warning to CBD Companies Regarding Unfounded CBD Health Claims

The days of baseless health claims by CBD companies appears to be coming to an end. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is scrutinizing companies selling CBD products for releasing advertised statements that their products treat diseases and medical conditions.

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Recruiting Retired Athlete`s A Colorado CBD Study

Retired Jocks Wanted – A Colorado-based study is seeking 16 retired athletes to take part in their study on the efficacy of CBD in regards to the quality of life

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CBD Month
Another Kardashian in the Beauty Industry Kourtney Launches CBD Serum

Kim and Kylie are no longer the only Kardashian sister’s in the beauty industry. Kourtney has taken her place in a unique market.

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