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FDA Declares CBD ‘Beneficial,’ Wants Your Input ASAP

The FDA just declared that 'CBD has been shown to be beneficial' in experimental use. Now the agency wants input about how the United Nations should schedule it.

Leafly Investigation: Why Are CBD Prices So Confusing?

Some companies offer CBD at 5 cents per milligram. Others charge ten times as much. Joe Dolce clears up the pricing confusion.

Texas Has a Medical Cannabis ‘Prescription’ Problem

The state will start taking license applications later this week. But the program may be doomed by a single word.

Leafly Exclusive: GW Pharma is Moving CBD Bills on the Down Low

The proposed state measures would give the British pharma company's new drug--but not other CBD products--legal status.

State Seizes CBD From Alaska Dispensaries

Retailers thought CBD products didn't fall under Alaska's adult-use cannabis rules. State officials think they do.

Seattle Co-op Pulls CBD Items, Other Stores Keep Selling

No panic on the shelves in the wake of the DEA's attempt to criminalize CBD, but one Seattle store is taking no chances.

Hold On! The DEA’s Move Against CBD May Not Be Legal

15 years ago the DEA tried a similar sneaky move to ban hempseed oil. The agency was defeated by--get this--Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps.

UK Halts CBD Sales

The UK's health regulators just declared CBD a "medicinal product." Which sounds good—but it effectively bans all existing CBD products within 28 days.

The Effects of CBD on Fear, Anxiety, and a Healthy Stress Response

Studies show that the way cannabidiol interacts with the endocannabinoid system can have a major impact on fear, anxiety and the way humans respond to stressors.

Removing Cannabidiol Oil From the Controlled Substances Act Will Allow Crucial Access for Patients

One important aspect of the new federal medical marijuana bill called the CARERS Act is the removal of CBD oil from the Controlled Substance Act.

The Medical Minute: Kick the Bottle and Toss the Pills

Cannabis is instilling fear in the wallets of alcohol and pharmaceutical industries. It’s becoming the latest and greatest thing for patients of all stripes and colors.

The Medical Minute: Saving Lives (and Sex Lives) with Cannabis

2013 brought great strides in cannabis science and drug policy, and more optimistic research continues to roll in. We can only eagerly imagine what 2014 has in store!