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5 things you need to know before giving medical cannabis to your pet

5 things you need to know before giving medical cannabis to your pet

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2018

The use of cannabis for pets is fast becoming a popular topic of discussion among pet parents. With so much evidence proving cannabis' medical potential, such as this study demonstrating the CBD (cannabidiol) compound's anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, there's no wonder why pet owners are consi...

Northwest Wisconsin Chippewa ready to grow hemp for medical purposes

Northwest Wisconsin Chippewa ready to grow hemp for medical purposes

Sara Tiradossi

October 27, 2017

Northwest Wisconsin Chippewa would be the first of the state’s 11 tribes to start growing hemp for medicinal purposes. The St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin is set to start growing hemp to make cannabidiol, or CBD, treat seizures and other medical conditions, and provide jobs as well. This...

CBD products briefly featured on Target.com later removed from shelves with little explanation

CBD products briefly featured on Target.com later removed from shelves with little explanation

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

October 2, 2017

A Denver-based cannabis company announced on Thursday morning their CBD products would be featured on Target.com, until the company pulled product off of the shelves by the afternoon. CW Hemp began stocking the CBD oil and capsules called Charlotte’s Web in the major retailer’s online store unt...

Texas issues first medical cannabis license to CBD producer

Texas issues first medical cannabis license to CBD producer

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 8, 2017

Texas recently issued its first medical cannabis license and two more applicants are expected to receive licenses soon. Licenses are issued under the Texas Compassionate Use Act, which was signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbot in 2015. The law only allows the production of cannabidiol (CBD) oil for pa...

World’s first CBD cigarette to hit Swiss market

World’s first CBD cigarette to hit Swiss market

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

July 15, 2017

Swiss supermarket chain Coop announced it will be selling the world’s first hemp cigarette. The cigarettes will contain a variety of the cannabis plant containing 20 percent cannabidiol (CBD) and miniscule amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The Swiss government’s allowable amount of THC caps ...

Minnesota adds two more qualifying conditions to medical cannabis program

Minnesota adds two more qualifying conditions to medical cannabis program

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

July 7, 2017

Minnesotans with PTSD and intractable pain disorder will gain access to medical cannabis next month. The Minnesota Department of Health announced it would add them to the list of qualifying conditions, as well as more treatment options being brought to the market. This announcement by the state arrives almost...

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