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CBD's legality in all 50 states
A series of police raids in North Dakota has set the stage for a courtroom showdown regarding the legal status of cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating cannabis component with significant medical properties. Thus far, it’s not going well for purveyors of the claim that hemp-derived CBD is legal in all 50 U.S. states.
An excerpt from CBD: A Patient's Guide to Medicinal Cannabis by Leonard Leinow & Juliana Birnbaum
CBD, sleep and cannabis
Quality sleep is critical to human emotional, mental and physical health, yet it eludes between 50-70 million Americans. In this report, we will explore why sleep matters, the role of the endocannabinoid system in sleep, and how cannabis and its components—in particular, CBD and THC—may benefit those with sleep issues.
Fire and cannabis
Heavy smoke has blanketed the skies in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area, poisoning the air to an unprecedented degree.
CannaCraft, Red Cross
A major legal medical marijuana factory in Northern California has become the headquarters of the American Red Cross' relief efforts for tens of thousands of displaced evacuees fleeing the state's historic series of wildfires.

Essential reading

Cannabidiol—CBD—is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned."
Cannabis is personalized medicine. The right treatment depends on the person and condition being treated. For maximum benefit, choose cannabis products that include both CBD and THC.
Project CBD has created a beginner’s guide for cannabidiol & cannabis therapeutics to address key questions of CBD users.
Medical cannabis research shows that CBD may be therapeutic for many conditions.
Project CBD science advisor Jahan Marcu, PhD, reports on the hidden dangers of propylene glycol and vape pens that smolder.

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