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Legal Controversies: Hemp and CBD

Legal Controversies: Hemp and CBD

"While 16 states have passed CBD-only laws allowing its use for specified illnesses, cannabidiol's status at the federal level is unclear at best.

CBD has gained a lot of attention in recent years, especially since the non-psychoactive cannabis component has been found to be effective in treating a wide-range of ailments. And while 16 states have passed CBD-only laws allowing its use for specified illnesses, CBD’s status at the federal level is unclear at best. For this week’s edition of Lawyer Up, we’re breaking down the paradoxical laws regarding cannabidiol sales, as well as the changing legal standing of hemp products. 

CBD has been hailed as a panacea for a variety of illnesses and conditions, with evidence showing that it acts as an anticonvulsant, antipsychotic, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory, amongst other things. Scientific studies have shown its efficacy at treating epilepsyautismpsychotic disordersand even killing cancer."

Read the full post at MERRY JANE.

Local Action Makes Cannabis Legalization a Reality

Local Action Makes Cannabis Legalization a Reality

A Breakdown of Cannabis Bills in Congressional Purgatory

A Breakdown of Cannabis Bills in Congressional Purgatory