Author Archives: Megan Booth

THC-Free & ND-THC: What Do They Exactly Mean?

There are many kinds of CBD products available with a variety of different cannabinoids and terpenes that affect the taste, color, aroma and benefits of the particular Hemp-derived CBD product you choose. In the world of cannabis and hemp, there is another cannabinoid that has played a significant role in establishing the popularity of these […]

How CBD Can Help Combat COVID-19

During these stressful times, there is a tremendous amount of concern and panic about the highly contagious COVID-19 (Coronavirus) that is spreading so quickly throughout the world. Millions of people everywhere are unsure what is going to happen and what they should do next. They are stocking up on supplies, engaging in self-quarantine and searching […]

Can CBD Boost Your Immune System?

With the Coronavirus pandemic arising, everyone is looking for ways to boost their immune system and stay healthy. Stores all across the country are selling out of Vitamin C, hand sanitizers, immune supplements and other known wellness products in an effort to reduce the chances of getting sick. While there is nothing wrong with these […]

Banning CBD Products Would Be ‘A Fool’s Game,’ FDA Chief Admits

Products containing cannabidiol (CBD) are here to stay, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn affirmed on Wednesday, acknowledging that banning CBD products would be “a fool’s game”, in an attempt to pull the products off the market. “People are using these products,” Hahn, a cancer doctor, said in his first public speech on […]

New Cannabis Policy: The NFL Agrees to Stop Suspending Players for Cannabis Use

The collective bargaining agreement approved by owners on Thursday also includes provisions that increase minimum salaries and expands benefits for active and retired players. Players in the National Football League will no longer face suspensions if they test positive for marijuana under a new collective bargaining agreement approved by team owners on Thursday. The agreement […]

Pres. Trump Requests $5M to Regulate CBD; Cuts EPA, Ag

Washington, D.C.—President Trump requests $5M dollars to regulate CBD industry in the administration’s new FY2021 budget, according to a press release from the Natural Products Association (NPA). The request would allow the FDA to “continue enforcing the law to protect patients and the public while also providing potential regulatory pathways… for products containing cannabis and […]

Help Us Pass Pro-Hemp Bills in California, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, and South Dakota

State legislative sessions are underway and there are several important hemp and CBD bills currently being considered and debated. Over the past few weeks, we have highlighted some key legislation (in states like Hawaii, Kentucky, and Washington). We will continue this effort in the weeks ahead. Today, we are highlighting important legislation in five states, […]

Is CBD Legal As An Ingredient For Dietary Supplements? Will FDA Consider CBD Legal In 2020?

Is 2020 the year FDA will finally make CBD a legal ingredient in dietary supplements and food? No one (but FDA) knows. And this is where we find ourselves yet again at the start of 2020 when it comes to hemp cannabidiol (CBD), today’s biggest ingredient disruptor: with many questions and few answers. But first: […]

As baseball loosens grip on CBD, former football players urge NFL to follow

In the bone-crunching, muscle-wrenching sport of football, staying on the field when injured is a challenging priority for NFL players. And with another major U.S. sports league opening the door to allow players to use marijuana and associated compounds like CBD, a debate is heating up about the way football players manage pain. Last month, […]