Category: Health Products

  • Vermont Dispensaries Want to Grow Hemp for CBD

    Vermont Dispensaries Want to Grow Hemp for CBD

    August 28th, 2015 – State officials in Vermont are asking lawmakers to allow marijuana dispensaries to grow hemp plants and produce and sell cannabidiol. The dispensaries want to sell the oil as a treatment for children who suffer from seizures and other neurological symptoms, according to Lindsay Wells, marijuana program administrator at the Department of…

  • Canada: Cannabis Producers Approved to Sell Extracts

    Canada: Cannabis Producers Approved to Sell Extracts

    July 8th, 2015 – Following a recent Supreme Court decision in June that enables medical cannabis patients to legally possess and consume cannabis extracts, Health Canada is amending its rules to allow licensed medical cannabis producers to produce and sell cannabis oil, as well as fresh buds and leaves. These changes address the conundrum created…

  • FDA Says Cannabidiol is Not a Dietary Supplement

    FDA Says Cannabidiol is Not a Dietary Supplement

    May 20th, 2015 – The FDA has concluded that products containing cannabidiol (CBD) derived from hemp cannot be marketed as dietary supplements. On the Q & A section of its web site, the FDA has posted to following: Q. Can products that contain cannabidiol be sold as dietary supplements? A. No. Based on available evidence,…

  • Cannabidiol Credited for Saving 2-Year Old

    Cannabidiol Credited for Saving 2-Year Old

    May 15th, 2015 – It may sound unorthodox, but 23-month-old Sadie Higuera is alive and thriving thanks to what her parents and doctors are calling a miracle drug known to many as Medical Hemp. Sadie’s parents turned to hemp-based cannabidiol after trying multiple different conventional drugs that were not working and giving her bad side…

  • Colorado Senators Want to Legalize Hemp Medicine

    Colorado Senators Want to Legalize Hemp Medicine

    May 15, 2015 – Colorado’s two senators introduced legislation this week to legalize hemp medicine across the nation – a move that could vastly expand access to cannabis-based oils touted as a treatment for epileptic children. Cory Gardner and Democrat Michael Bennet were among six senators to sponsor the Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act of…

  • Kentucky Hemp Industry Brings Economic Renewal

    Kentucky Hemp Industry Brings Economic Renewal

    May 8th, 2015 – Kentucky’s hemp crop is growing and attracting new investors to the state, according to Agriculture Commissioner James Comer. At a news conference Tuesday in Lexington, Comer announced that 121 participants have been selected to grow hemp this year, including seven universities across the state. There are 36 groups and projects that…

  • Certified Organic Cannabis – Do Consumers Care?

    Certified Organic Cannabis – Do Consumers Care?

    April 28, 2015 – While a growing number of consumers and growers appreciate the concept of organically-produced cannabis, right now the legal industry occupies a gray area when it comes to verification. Technically, the cannabis industry can’t lay claim to the organic label. That requires certification by the US Department of Agriculture, a federal agency,…

  • Run From the Cure: The Rick Simpson Story – A Film By Christian Laurette

    Run From the Cure: The Rick Simpson Story – A Film By Christian Laurette

    This presentation of RUN FROM THE CURE: The Rick Simpson Story was made possible by Rick Simpson and video producer Christian Laurette. This presentation is made for free to teach YOU how to heal yourself of disease and illness using cannabinoids. After a serious head injury in 1997, Rick Simpson sought relief from his medical condition…

  • Marijuana Protein Bar Brings Health Craze to Cannabis Edibles

    Marijuana Protein Bar Brings Health Craze to Cannabis Edibles

    March 7th, 2015 – The hungry market for marijuana edibles is part of the recreational pot craze, but that doesn’t mean the medicinal benefits get short shrift. Dr. Marlon Fuller, the founder of Budgetweed.com, is trying to carve out a healthy niche in edibles by launching a candy bar made with hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) and containing less fattening ingredients.…

  • Harnessing the Hemp Industry: Q&A With Chris Boucher of CannaVest

    Harnessing the Hemp Industry: Q&A With Chris Boucher of CannaVest

    August 4th, 2014 – In 1990, Chris Boucher walked into a store selling his line of tie-dyed backpacks and wallets to chat with the owners about business matters. He left eight hours later with a new idea: make his products from hemp. “The owners asked me to sign a petition for the legalization of hemp,…