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Beyond Reefer Madness: The U.S. Fed's role in cannabis policy.

Many CBD products contain no tetrahydrocannabinol. Where is all the THC going after it's extracted from hemp?
A flat of hemp starts on the back of a red flat-bed truck after hemp legalization in 2018.
It's been a year since Congress legalized growing hemp. How's it going?
Brick wall
The FDA has got a bad case of CBD – as in Chronic Bureaucratic Dysfunction. This affliction has been evident for some time, but the symptoms are getting worse.
farm worker spraying pesticides
Public health researchers at Oregon State University surveyed pesticide use in Oregon between 2016-2017, focusing on worker safety. Steel yourself, it’s bad news.
teens vaping
Regulation — not prohibition — is long overdue.
Olympic speed skater
Athletes for CARE is calling for the World Anti-Doping Agency to remove cannabis from its list of prohibited substances.
Gavel and cannabis on black background
Without dedicated attention to those most harmed by police enforcement of drug laws, their situation might not improve with legalization.
Drawing of kidneys
Cannabis is well established as a medicine and should not prevent patients from receiving a necessary transplant
dignified black man in jail
As legalization movements gain momentum, it is important to pay back a debt owed to those who were most harmed by the drug war.
It's been months since Congress passed the Farm Bill legalizing hemp for cultivation. It's high time we rectify some common myths about this plant.

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