Authorities in Maine have shocked retailers and hemp farmers by ordering CBD edibles be removed from stores amid concerns that cannabidiol still is not a federally approved food additive. Last week, health inspectors began ordering stores to remove “all foods, tinctures and capsules” containing the extract, the Portland Press Herald reported. Other nonedible CBD products, […]Read More
Iowa’s first licensed medical cannabis producer is walking a fine line as his state opens CBD sales Saturday. On one hand, Iowa has gone to great lengths to say that it will allow only cannabidiol products, not THC goods. On the other hand, MedPharm Iowa is growing cannabis that federal law would consider marijuana, not […]Read More
Far from the bustling marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas and California, rural and politically conservative states with limited cannabis laws are loosening restrictions that once had marijuana entrepreneurs writing them off as infertile territory.
“Progress is being made in places you’d never have thought possible,” said Keith Stroup, founder of NORML.Read More
Seven companies have applied to sell low-THC medical marijuana at 21 separate locations in Iowa. The state is expected to grant licenses for five locations next month. Applicants paid a $5,000 fee for each application and won’t be able to open until early 2019, the Des Moines Register reported. Iowa’s medical marijuana program is quite […]Read More
Iowa police who’ve been seizing CBD products off store shelves have in some cases not been testing them to see if they contain illegal THC, adding to the confusion surrounding cannabidiol’s legal status in the state. Authorities have seized oils, lotions and candies containing CBD in at least two jurisdictions, the Des Moines Register reported. Some […]Read More
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