CBD: Food, drug or supplement? Everybody is taking it, but is it safe?

As U.S. farmers prepare to harvest thousands of acres of CBD-rich plants this year, state and federal officials have yet to agree on how CBD should be manufactured, tested and labeled to protect the public.

CBD: Food, drug or supplement? Everybody is taking it, but is it safe?

As U.S. farmers prepare to harvest thousands of acres of CBD-rich plants this year, state and federal officials have yet to agree on how CBD should be manufactured, tested and labeled to protect the public.

‘Gold standard’ bill to legalize recreational weed in Pa. introduced in Harrisburg

There are provisions for growing cannabis at home, expungement of all cannabis criminal records, home delivery of marijuana, and making it easier for local entrepreneurs to enter the trade as a grower or a retailer.

‘Gold standard’ bill to legalize recreational weed in Pa. introduced in Harrisburg

There are provisions for growing cannabis at home, expungement of all cannabis criminal records, home delivery of marijuana, and making it easier for local entrepreneurs to enter the trade as a grower or a retailer.

Breathalyzer for weed, backed by Philly investor, could be a ‘game changer’ for legalization efforts

Intrinsic Capital Partners, a Philadelphia venture capital fund, is so convinced of a "potential massive market” for the device that it led a $30 million financing round to bring it to market by mid-2020.

Breathalyzer for weed, backed by Philly investor, could be a ‘game changer’ for legalization efforts

Intrinsic Capital Partners, a Philadelphia venture capital fund, is so convinced of a "potential massive market” for the device that it led a $30 million financing round to bring it to market by mid-2020.
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Pa. is in the grips of a medical marijuana drought. There are a few reasons to blame.

Dispensaries from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh can’t keep the most desired form of the plant — the dried flower, a.k.a. buds — in stock. Some have resorted to rationing.

Gov. Tom Wolf now supports legalizing marijuana in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says he is now in favor of legalizing marijuana for recreational use and is asking lawmakers to consider it.

Camouflaged vaping devices are hoodwinking parents and schools

A computer mouse. A phone case. Backpacks. USB jump drives. These are among the vaping kit options colorfully advertised online.

As farmers flock to hemp, Amish and ‘English’ in Pennsylvania foresee real profits

Pennsylvania’s first commercial hemp harvest is underway. Many farmers were enticed by estimates that they could make profits of up to $50,000 an acre.

‘Private equity CEO’ who promised marijuana millions pleads guilty to fraud in New Jersey

Karl James of Phoenix allegedly rooked an Ocean County man out of $1.35 million

Medical marijuana ‘POS’ software crashes, preventing sales to sick patients in Pennsylvania

The software system, called MJ Freeway, has a chronic reputation for crashing. One dispensary owner said retailers lost millions in sales. But more importantly patients could not buy their medicines.

Big Marijuana: Florida firm rolls up 15 dispensary permits in Pennsylvania

The acquisition is part of an ongoing trend in Pennsylvania, where regulators appear to have been caught by surprise because they say such “roll ups” were not anticipated when the medical marijuana laws were written.

Flood of hemp harvest hitting the market could sink price, profits for farmers

Farmers rushed to plant hemp in hopes of striking it rich, but a flood of it hitting the market this year could lower profits.

FTC threatens action against CBD companies making bogus health claims

There are no CBD products that are proven to treat cancer, Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, or arthritis. Epidiolex, CBD derived from marijuana, can be used to treat some rare forms epilepsy.

Philadelphia region now has 20 marijuana dispensaries. Here’s where they are.

After a slow start, the number of cannabis retailers in the region is picking up.

Cannabis research: Mississippi ‘ditch weed’ supplier could soon have Pennsylvania competitor

The U.S. Department of Justice said Monday that it plans to expand the number of marijuana growers authorized to supply institutions conducting federally-approved cannabis research.

Don’t count on tax revenues from legal marijuana sales, study says. Locals say balderdash.

State officials are high on the tax revenue prospects for recreational marijuana. But a study released by the Pew Charitable Trusts last week suggests those projections might be the stuff of champagne dreams.

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