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CBD Monthly Update — September 2019

CBD Monthly Update — September 2019

We gathered the top CBD news from this month to keep you in the loop.

 

Finally, DEA expands cannabis research

This major change opens doors for robust clinical trials, impacts growers and could even shape future Controlled Substances Act classification. Read more at NY Times...

Candidates’ cannabis platform

Cannabis is no longer a liberals-only issue. In fact, President Donald Trump’s only declared primary challenger so far (loudly) advocates legalization. The other 2020 presidential candidates run the gamut on the issue. Read more at Leafly...

Chocolate throws off potency tests

New research presented at the American Chemical Society Fall 2019 National Meeting and Exposition found that some ingredients, such as chocolate, appear to suppress the presence of THC which may skew the accuracy of labeling. Read more at American Chemical Society...

Women want more edibles and topicals

A new survey reveals that women, who account for 58% of the edible category share, are increasingly gravitating to products that address health and wellness concerns. Read more at Green Entrepreneur...

From TD to CBD

In the latest celebrity-CBD pairing, former NFL Patriots superstar Rob Gronkowski is partnering with a CBD manufacturer and says he will advocate for professional sports leagues to allow active players to use CBD products. Read more at WBUR...

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