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These are some of the most recent Articles,News our staff found of interest on the internet. Unless specifically stated, the articles are copyrighted by their respective owners/writers. And full attribution is given in the excerpt.

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23 May 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Hemp: Do Farmers Want to Grow It ?

"Hemp: Do Farmers Want to Grow It ?" What is Hemp?

Hemp is a variety of the cannabis plant that is low in THC (less than .3% by federal mandate), and high in CBD (or phytocannabinoid rich extract). CBD is a compound that is used in various tinctures, oils, foods, and drinks. Hemp is a tall, thin, [ ... ]

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08 Apr 2017 18:00 | Julie Godard
Pennsylvania’s New Hemp Projects

 "Pennsylvania’s New Hemp Projects"

Hemp was a main cash crop that was used to make rope and other textiles in Pennsylvania’s distant past; the state even has a township called Hempfield Township in Westmoreland County named after -- you guessed it, hemp fields! While Pennsylvania [ ... ]

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08 Apr 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Which U.S. States Have Hemp Bills ?

"Which U.S. States Have Hemp Bills?"

Hemp is really coming into its own in the United States, and cultivators are popping up in more and more states as the uses, effects, and future uses of the cannabis plant are studied more. Despite the fact that hemp is not psychoactive, outdated laws in the United [ ... ]

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28 Mar 2017 18:00 | Julie Godard
Can Hemp Extract Help You Stop Smoking Marijuana?

  "Can Hemp Extract Help You Stop Smoking Marijuana?"

Let’s face it, smoking anything can harm your lungs and lead to complications. Although the effects of marijuana smoking on the lungs are less harmful that tobacco smoking overall, there are still side effects and unpleasant results [ ... ]

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27 Mar 2017 18:00 | Julie Godard
Can Hemp Plastics Help the World?

  "Can Hemp Plastics Help the World?"

Yes. Yes, they can. I can’t believe this, but up until a few days ago, I had never heard of hemp plastic! Have you heard of it? What have you heard, and when did you first hear it? I was so excited about the prospect of a plastic material that wouldn’t [ ... ]

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27 Mar 2017 18:00 | Julie Godard
Top 10 Myths about Cannabis

"Top 10 Myths about Cannabis"

 

Okay, let’s get this one out of the way right now. Cannabis is not the devil, despite what your granny might have told you. Here’s a quick rundown of the early 1900s and how cannabis was used and prohibited:

 

1600s to 1890s: Domestic hemp [ ... ]

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18 Mar 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
How Has Hemp Extract Helped You ?

  "How Has Hemp Extract Helped You ?"

I wanted to try something different this week – my favorite part of my job is the people that respond to my articles – people who are often looking for help, advice, or just want to share their experiences and thoughts with me. This is the stuff [ ... ]

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05 Mar 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Cannabis & Five Major World Religions

  "Cannabis & Five Major World Religions"

We know that cannabis has been around for time immemorial – by which I mean our knowledge of cannabis extends beyond the reach of memory, record, or tradition. According to the DEA museum, the first written record of cannabis was from 2727 [ ... ]

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05 Mar 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Necessary CBD Recipe #2: hemp CBD-infused Brownies

  "Necessary CBD Recipe #2: hemp CBD-infused Brownies"

Well, I couldn’t help myself! That hemp CBD-infused chai came out so well last week that I had to try another recipe. This one is probably familiar to most people who are reading this, and is a staple of both the cannabis culture [ ... ]

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05 Mar 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Hempseed, Cardiac Health, and Homeostasis

  "Hempseed, Cardiac Health, and Homeostasis" The History of Hempseed

Since cannabis and hemp have been used for at least the past 10,000 years by people in medicinal, spiritual, and fiber capacities, it should come as no surprise to anyone that even the seeds of the cannabis plant are medicinal [ ... ]

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01 Mar 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Who’s Fighting for Cannabis Rights in Washington ?

  "Who’s Fighting for Cannabis Rights in Washington ? "

The short answer is, lots of people. Okay, this article is going to get political, so get ready. Every cannabis news organization is waiting on pins and needles for negative and positive reports about what the current U.S. presidential [ ... ]

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27 Feb 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Trump, Cannabis & Hemp: A Likely Partnership

  "Trump, Cannabis & Hemp: A Likely Partnership"

Is President Trump just looking for a place to get in to the cannabis industry? I don’t know – but I think it’s likely. The reasons I believe this are: 1) he’s a businessman at heart, 2) he hasn’t condemned or [ ... ]

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27 Feb 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Tikun Olam: Another CBD Patient Resource

  "Tikun Olam: Another CBD Patient Resource"

Tikkun olam is a Hebrew rabbinical phrase, meaning “acts of kindness performed to perfect or repair the world.” What a beautiful, hopeful concept to learn at a time when so many important concepts are being demonized or eradicated by [ ... ]

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20 Feb 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Necessary CBD Oil Recipe #1: Chai Tea Latte

  "Necessary CBD Oil Recipe #1: Chai Tea Latte"

This is the beginning of a new series I’ve always wanted to write, which brings CBD oil into the kitchen and lets you infuse your own food. I realize many people don’t have time for this, and why bother when there are so many delicious [ ... ]

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11 Feb 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
How Can Hemp CBD Oil Improve Your Immune System ?

  "How Can Hemp CBD Oil Improve Your Immune System ?"

Hemp CBD oil is the source of new and old scientific studies surrounding the cannabis plant and the ways in which it may improve the health of the body and mind in humans and animals. Over the years of limited cannabis studies, many ideas [ ... ]

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11 Feb 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Hemp CBD 2016-2017: What’s Happened So Far

  "Hemp CBD 2016-2017: What’s Happened So Far"

The many benefits of hemp CBD oil are a recent development for most of the United States; meanitng that most of us didn’t realize that hemp CBD oil could be helpful in helping to regulate our bodies systems or to keep disease or illness [ ... ]

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08 Feb 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Section 7606: The Secret to Legal Hemp

  "Section 7606: The Secret to Legal Hemp"

There has been a lot of talk in the media lately about hemp and whether it is legal. The answer is, yes. Yes, it is. According to the 2014 Farm Bill (also known as the Agricultural Act of 2014) signed by Barack Obama, industrial hemp can be grow in [ ... ]

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04 Feb 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
What’s up with President Trump’s Marijuana Advisory Board ?

  "What’s up with President Trump’s Marijuana Advisory Board?"

Well, we’re finally making some progress – and it looks like President Trump has finally begun addressing the marijuana industry instead of ignoring it. As with most things concerning the new Trump administration, [ ... ]

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04 Feb 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
How Did Hemp Become Illegal ?

  "How Did Hemp Become Illegal ?"

While industrial hemp and hemp-derived CBD oil is legal in the United States today, it wasn’t always that way. At the beginning of the 20th century (the 1920s and 1930s to be exact, hemp began a slow (and never quite complete) spiral into illegality as [ ... ]

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03 Feb 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
How is Hemp CBD Oil Extracted ?

  "How is Hemp CBD Oil Extracted ?"

We know that hemp CBD oil can be beneficial to people and to animals, and we know that cannabinoids like CBD and THC bind to cannabis receptors all over our bodies – but how does the extract get from the cannabis plant to us? What’s the process, [ ... ]

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27 Jan 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
CBD Oil & Pets

  "CBD Oil & Pets"

Humans are not the only animals on the planet that can benefit from CBD oil – almost every animal alive on Earth has an endocannabinoid system (ECS) that responds to CBD and THC. If you’re like me, you care about animals, they are a part of your life, and [ ... ]

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20 Jan 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
How Can We Use Healthy Hemp in Food?

  "How Can We Use Healthy Hemp in Food?"

In the world of nutrition, hemp has always been a central player, but no more so than it is today. As marijuana prohibition ends and more and more people look into the healing and healthy qualities of cannabis, hemp has become more and more a part of [ ... ]

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20 Jan 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Houston Police Ease Up on Marijuana

  "Houston Police Ease Up on Marijuana"

Marijuana is coming to Texas, and there’s no stopping it. Medical marijuana is already present in 28 states, and no less than 8 states and the District of Columbia have the freedom to buy or grow recreational marijuana. In 2017, five bills in the [ ... ]

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18 Jan 2017 00:00 | Site-Admin
The United Kingdom Declares that Cannabidiol (CBD) is Medicine

  "The United Kingdom Declares that Cannabidiol (CBD) is Medicine"

Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the non-psychoactive components found in marijuana, has been declared as medicine by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The form of CBD that has been approved [ ... ]

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14 Jan 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
DEA is Dead Wrong: CBD Industry Sues for Improper Classification

  "DEA is Dead Wrong: CBD Industry Sues for Improper Classification"

The fight is on! You may have heard that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a new rule to create a new drug code for marijuana extracts -- and you would be right. Although spokespeople from the DEA itself say [ ... ]

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12 Jan 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Take Hemp CBD Oil Every Day

"Take Hemp CBD Oil Every Day"

Hemp oil (also known as CBD oil, extracted from hemp seeds and hemp flower) has been used in human diets for “hundreds of years,” according to a 2010 study. Hemp seed and hemp oil is considered an excellent source of essential omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids [ ... ]

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09 Jan 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Why is the DEA Trying to Kill CBD Oil?

"Why is the DEA Trying to Kill CBD Oil?"

Recently, the DEA added a new Administration Controlled Substances Code Number for "marijuana extract" where there wasn't one before. Before you go off all half-cocked and angry, read this. The DEA decision does not mean that the government intends to treat [ ... ]

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07 Jan 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Kristen Stewart Hearts Marijuana

"Kristen Stewart Hearts Marijuana"

 Despite her role in the Twilight movies (based on some of the most teen-angsty novels of the past decade), Kristen Stewart has begun to come into her own as a Hollywood fixture, letting her inner self shine through in more complicated and human roles like [ ... ]

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07 Jan 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Marijuana Legalization Sweeps the World

"Marijuana Legalization Sweeps the World"

If you haven’t heard about marijuana legalization by now, I suggest you crawl out from under your 2-ton rock and take a look around. A new day, nay, a new age is dawning in which cannabis prohibition is a thing of the past. This is the time for marijuana [ ... ]

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07 Jan 2017 00:00 | Julie Godard
Mexico’s Evolving Marijuana Views

"Mexico’s Evolving Marijuana Views"

Long the battleground for the U.S.-Mexico-Latin-American drug war, Mexico is coming into its own as a more tolerant and independent nation in North America. At a time when the United States and Canada have become decidedly pro-marijuana legalization, Mexico [ ... ]

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06 Jan 2017 00:00 | Site-Admin
 The Biology and Potential Therapeutic Effects of Cannabidiol

"The Biology and Potential Therapeutic Effects of Cannabidiol"   June 24, 2015 presented by Nora D. Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control   "Cannabidiol: Barriers to Research and Potential Medical Benefits"

Mr. Chairman, [ ... ]

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06 Jan 2017 00:00 | Site-Admin
Cannabidiol inhibits angiogenesis by multiple mechanisms

"Cannabidiol inhibits angiogenesis by multiple mechanisms"   Br J Pharmacol. 2012 Nov;167(6):1218-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1476-5381.2012.02050.x.   Solinas M1, Massi P, Cantelmo AR, Cattaneo MG, Cammarota R, Bartolini D, Cinquina V, Valenti M, Vicentini LM, Noonan DM, Albini A, Parolaro [ ... ]

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29 Dec 2016 00:00 | Julie Godard
A Brief History of Hemp in the U.S.

"A Brief History of Hemp in the U.S."

Hemp has been around for thousands of years (12,000 at least, as the North American Industrial Hemp Council, Inc. noted – and it was once legal in the United States, used to make ship sails and other textiles and paper. (In fact, the word “canvass” [ ... ]

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29 Dec 2016 00:00 | Julie Godard
Portland Allows Medical Marijuana Delivery

"Portland Allows Medical Marijuana Delivery"

Oregon is only one of many states that has legalized medical and recreational marijuana (the others are Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Washington, D.C., California, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Maine). Oregon was one of the original pioneers in the space, [ ... ]

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29 Dec 2016 00:00 | Julie Godard
Will Connecticut Legalize Marijuana in 2017?

"Will Connecticut Legalize Marijuana in 2017?"

So far in the United States, there are eight states and the District of Columbia that have approved medical and recreational marijuana – essentially making all marijuana and marijuana products legal. Those states are Colorado, Washington, Alaska, [ ... ]

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28 Dec 2016 00:00 | Julie Godard
Texas’ New Marijuana Legalization Bills

"Texas' New Marijuana Legalization Bills"

In the past, marijuana legalization has not been a high priority in the great state of Texas. There have been five bills presented on the path to legalization, most of them centered on medical marijuana legalization and decriminalization for possession of [ ... ]

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28 Dec 2016 00:00 | Julie Godard
Massachusetts Gives Away Free Cannabis

"Massachusetts Gives Away Free Cannabis"

The fight for marijuana legalization has left hundreds of thousands of patients hanging in the balance; as more and more states legalize and reap the benefits of medical cannabis, recreational cannabis, and the green rush, patients and cannabis supporters [ ... ]

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22 Dec 2016 00:00 | Julie Godard
How to Support CBD Oil & Medical Cannabis in Texas

"How to Support CBD Oil & Medical Cannabis in Texas"

Cannabis: there are so many benefits and so few side effects, it’s taking the world and North America by storm; eight states (Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California, Nevada, Maine, and Massachusetts) and the District of Columbia [ ... ]

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30 Nov 2016 13:53 | Site-Admin
Passionate about blogging ?

Are you passionate about blogging ? Are you Itching to write about hemp/CBD or related subjects ? Do you find yourself wanting to write about the hemp industry but feel that you don't have a safe launching board ?

Look No further, at Green Lotus Hemp we welcome any original content that talks [ ... ]

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28 Nov 2016 19:17 | Site-Admin
4 Things To Look For When Buying CBD Medical Hemp Oil

By Maryam Henein | Posted on Aug 10, 2016

CBD medical hemp oil is all the craze thanks to the benefits it offers, but do you know what to look for when choosing a brand?

The CBD medical oil industry is exploding. In fact, experts estimate it will be as profitable as the $13 billion National Football [ ... ]

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28 Nov 2016 19:17 | Site-Admin
Be Careful When You Buy Your Next CBD Oil

 

27 July 2016

hemp experts, hemp oil

There’s a lot of crappy CBD oil products out there.

The sad part is, there’s no easy way for consumers to know who or what to trust. Barely in its infancy, the CBD market is still largely unregulated, quality control is meager at best, and consumers [ ... ]

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28 Nov 2016 19:17 | Site-Admin
DEA Exceeds its Authority in Seeking to Make Any Extract of the Cannabis Plant a Schedule 1 Drug

Original Source: https://hoban.law  (reposted abstract with permission from copyright holder)

Hoban surmises, "The feeling is that this is an action beyond the DEA's authority and we believe this is unlawful and we are taking a course of action for our clients. This Final Rule serves to threaten [ ... ]

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28 Nov 2016 19:17 | Carlos Frias
DEA Rules CBD Oil a Schedule 1 Substance

“One Hand Giveth The Other Hand Taketh Away”

I will touch only on domestically grown hemp as that is what our company works with. Imported hemp products are another story and if they are from stalk resin are in clear violation of the CSA. It is our position that the Farm Bill is a federal [ ... ]

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22 Nov 2016 01:20 | Site-Admin
CBD Oil Without the “High” – Medical Marijuana’s New Healing Force the FDA Wants to Restrict

by Paul Fassa
Health Impact News

Medical marijuana has two primary cannabinoids that are medicinally proven and understood to some extent, THC and CBD. They can both regulate each other and cooperate harmoniously.

THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is the psychoactive cannabinoid. CBD or cannabidiol was [ ... ]

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02 Feb 2015 14:29 | Site-Admin
Industrial Hemp: A Win-Win For The Economy And The Environment

From forbes Magazine:

Logan Yonavjak (@Loganyon) makes a case for allowing farmers in the United States to grow hemp.

Industrial hemp was once a dominant crop on the American landscape. This hardy and renewable resource (one of the earliest domesticated plants known, with roots dating back to the Neolothic [ ... ]

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02 Feb 2015 14:29 | Site-Admin
Legal, hemp-based alternative to medical marijuana available in all states

Over the years, marijuana has been gaining credibility for medicinal purposes. Although the drug is not available in most states, there are some legal, hemp-based alternatives sold as nutritional supplements that are available in all 50 states. More News Headlines Pot for Pets? DEA: New pot extract stronger, [ ... ]

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02 Feb 2015 12:56 | Site-Admin
How Is Hemp CBD Oil Different From Marijuana CBD Oil?

At 5 years old, young Charlotte Figi had been suffering roughly 300 grand mal seizures weekly for years when her father, Matt, looking for alternatives to her mostly unsuccessful traditional allopathic treatments, found a video online extolling the benefits of CBD oil in the treatment of Dravet Syndrome. [ ... ]

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