Gallup poll finds younger Americans more confident in CBD health benefits

Data from Gallup shows that younger Americans are more confident in the health benefits of CBD – but the majority of people familiar with cannabinoids, regardless of age, believe it has at least some health benefits. A telephone poll conducted by Gallup in late May found that 78%...
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Scientists hope an ingredient found in cannabis could one day be used to treat people addicted to heroin and in turn help tackle the opioid crisis. Taking cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive chemical in marijuana, was found to ease in former addicts the cravings and anxiety...
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US Postal Service unveils new policy on mailing hemp-derived CBD products

Marijuana Moment is a wire service assembled by Tom Angell, a marijuana legalization activist and journalist covering marijuana reform nationwide. The views expressed by Angell or Marijuana Moment are neither endorsed by the Globe nor do they reflect the Globe’s views on any...
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Hemp-derived products cleared for U.S. air travel in another sign of federal acceptance –

U.S. aviation authorities have changed course on cannabidiol and now allow it on airplanes, as long as it comes from hemp. The U.S. Transport Security Administration recently updated its guidance on medical marijuana to clarify that CBD products are allowed as long as they were...
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Odds of dying from accidental opioid overdose in the US surpass those of dying in car accident

Examining a variety of federal and state data the NSC found the lifetime odds of dying from an accidental opioid overdose were 1 in 96. For motor vehicle accidents the odds were 1 in 103 and 1 in 114 for falls. The lifetime odds of suicide were greater, at 1 in 88. “Too...
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