Hong Kong banned cannibidiol, also known as CBD, as a "dangerous drug" and imposed harsh penalties for possession on Wednesday, forcing fledging businesses to shut down and revamp.
NC hemp industry gets reprieve, as legislation gets final OK
North Carolina's hemp industry appears to have avoided a shutdown, as the General Assembly gave its final approval Wednesday to legislation that would make its products permanently exempt from the
As Megan Rapinoe Promotes CBD Use, Sha'Carri Richardson Sits Out The Olympics
Critics are outraged, saying the anti-doping agency for the Games is ignoring the actions of the white athlete on the heels of suspending the Black sprinter this month.
Coronavirus FAQs: What Should I Do With My Vaccine Card? Is Choir Practice OK Now?
We ponder your pandemic questions. This week's topics: vaccine cards (including whether to laminate or not), group singing sessions and CBD products.
Budding Hemp Farmers Struggle To Find Success In The 'Green Rush'
CBD products are found everywhere from gas stations to drugstores. A record number of farmers are growing hemp for CBD this year, but making money has proved challenging.
North Carolina Officials Find Spiked CBD Sold In The State
North Carolina authorities are warning that some CBD products have been spiked with synthetic marijuana. This comes as sales of the marijuana extract have recently boomed.
Farmers Face Off With Police Over Possible Smokable Hemp Ban
Rapidly growing sales of hemp are poised to help North Carolina farmers that are still transitioning away from once-profitable tobacco plants.
North Carolina Proposes Smokable Hemp Ban As Demand Grows
North Carolina is the latest state looking to ban smokable hemp. A bill containing the proposed ban passed the Senate in June and is now being considered in the House.
As CBD Oils Become More Popular, The FDA Considers Whether To Set New Rules
The marijuana and hemp extract has been touted as a way to ease anxiety and inflammation, despite limited science. Now, the FDA is holding its first public hearing on cannabidiol.