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  • CBD NewsPhoto of Legalizing cannabis could benefit public health, study suggests

    Legalizing cannabis could benefit public health, study suggests

    New research suggests that legalizing cannabis at the federal level could help mitigate sales of high-potency cannabis products that can be harmful to overall health. Federal decriminalization would mean each state could set its own cannabis laws, but some states may fail to set a limit on the amount of THC that can be included in products. According to experts,…

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  • CBD NewsPhoto of Your guide to legalizing CBD by country – Forbes Health

    Your guide to legalizing CBD by country – Forbes Health

    CBD is a chemical compound found naturally in cannabis sativa, a plant species that includes both cannabis and hemp plants. (Consider cannabis sativa as a family and cannabis and hemp as sisters in this family.) The main difference between the two plants is that hemp contains higher amounts of CBD than THC (the main intoxicating psychoactive compound in cannabis), while…

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  • CBD NewsPhoto of Your guide to legalizing cannabis by country – Forbes Health

    Your guide to legalizing cannabis by country – Forbes Health

    Marijuana, cannabis and hemp are three terms that are similar and often confused with each other, says Mackenzie Slade, director of Cannabis Public Policy Consulting. While hemp is defined as the cannabis sativa plant, which contains no more than .3% of the intoxicating psychoactive compound delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) by dry weight, Slade says that “marijuana” and “cannabis” are used interchangeably in…

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