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Category: Health & Wellness

Safety First: CBD Regulation Badly Needed 1

New Health Regulations for CBD

As demand grows fast for products containing CBD, safety concerns, too, are rising quickly. Today shoppers can find cannabidiol, or CBD, one of a class of compounds known as cannabinoids with promising medicinal applications,...

Drink Makers to Offer CBD Products 1

Offering New CBD Products

Rumors have been circulating for a while now that traditional soft drink makers like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, on the one hand, and popular alcoholic beverage suppliers such as Constellation Brands and Heineken, on the...

The Hemp Boom Begins 2

The Hemp Boom Begins

Now that the federal government has legalized hemp in the United States, a lot of money can be made. In fact, analysts predict sales of one hemp plant derivative in particular—the popular extract known...

How Can We Avert Climate Disaster? 0

Averting Climate Disaster

Leaders around the world can’t even agree on the findings of climate reports they request. Some welcome the findings; others acknowledge them but refuse to take action. The latest example of a failure to...

Whither Cannabis Validation 2

New Cannabis Research

If more patients suffering serious illnesses, from epilepsy to cancer, had access to medicines derived from the cannabis plant, more sick people could control their health. The healing powers of cannabis, more commonly known...

Women Turn to Cannabis for Their Health 0

Women, Cannabis, and Health

More women are using different forms and combinations of cannabis for health reasons, according to recent surveys. One survey, by BDS Analytics, in Boulder, Colorado, reveals that women feel like they can take control...

Cancer Killer for All 0

Cancer Killer for All

Causes of cancer are well known by now: Genes determine risk factors, but lifestyle choices, especially decisions about food and drink, typically are the deciding factors. The choices which lead to good health are...

Will Big Pharma Take Over CBD? 5

Big Pharma Takes Over CBD

A new class of medicines is entering the marketplace. The new medicines not only are more effective than conventional drugs for treating some kinds of illnesses. The new products, based on a compound called...