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More Americans Consider CBD, Giving Insurance and Other Ancillary Businesses a Push

Most people in the cannabis space expect CBD to be big, but a new report highlights the potential of the cannabis product, which has some in the insurance community already stepping up their game. New Frontier Data on Thursday issued …

Clint Eastwood Files Suit in California Against CBD Sellers Over Use of His Name

Clint Eastwood sued several companies that sell CBD supplements on Wednesday, alleging that they are falsely using his name and image to push products he would never agree to endorse. Two lawsuits filed in federal court in Los Angeles include …

Arizona Dispensary Ordered to Stop Selling Virus ‘Stabilizer’

Arizona’s top prosecutor has ordered a Phoenix, Ariz., dispensary to stop marketing its products as treatments for the coronavirus. Attorney General Mark Brnovich says he sent a cease-and-desist letter to YiLo Superstore Dispensary on Friday over claims of having a …

Booming Cannabis Conference Business Isn’t Immune to Coronavirus Fears

Cannabis has been touted as a therapy for just about everything from anxiety to cancer, but even the well-affirmed feel-good effects of the now broadly legalized drug aren’t immune to the caustic impact of an unfolding international pandemic. Joining the …

Report Calls Out Dangers of Cannabis Branding Practices

Accurate and honest cannabis branding should be the next best step for the budding industry if it wishes to stave off false advertising and product liability lawsuits, according to the one of the authors of a new report on the …

Synthetic Marijuana Sold as CBD in Los Angeles, Tests Show

An Associated Press investigation shows a dark side to booming sales of the cannabis extract CBD. Some people are substituting cheap and dangerous street drugs for the real thing. As part of the investigation, a reporter in Los Angeles purchased …

Some Claims of Medical Cannabis Lack Scientific Evidence

Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing. At least 1.4 million Americans are …

Only a Fraction of Patients Benefit from Medical Cannabis under Texas Law

Fewer than 600 of an estimated 150,000 Texas patients with uncontrollable epileptic seizures have been prescribed a low-THC oil derived from cannabis under the state’s restrictive medical marijuana program. Roughly 45 doctors have signed up to prescribe cannabidiol, or CBD, …