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Outlawing of CBD wills Bring Harsh Sentence In

Hong Kong will criminalize CBD early next year, categorizing the compound as a dangerous drug. Under changes to Hong Kong’s drug control laws expected to take effect Feb. 1, 2022, CBD will be treated the same as heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine among some 200 substances classified as “dangerous drugs.” Stakeholders say the changes will wipe …

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U.S CBD Brand inks Sponsorship Deal with Skilled Baseball League

U.S. CBD company Charlotte’s Web Holdings (CW) will pay Major League Baseball $30.5 million plus a 10% royalty on sales, and grant the professional sports organization 4% of the company’s shares in a landmark exclusive marketing deal announced this week. Charlotte’s Web-branded products will become the “Official CBD of MLB” under the exclusive agreement, which …

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Glass House Collects $50 Million

Glass House Brands Inc. (NEO: GLAS.A.U) (NEO: GLAS.WT.U) (OTCQX: GLASF) closed on the first tranche of the previously announced non-brokered private placement of Series B Preferred Stock for approximately $50 million. Glass House said it is using $10.0 million of the cash proceeds from the offering to repay an interim bridge loan from its senior lender and the balance for general working …

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Unwinding Hemp & CBD Cosmeceuticals: Effects, Differences & Usage

CBD & Hemp Cosmetics – Everything You Should Know CBD and hemp cosmetics have been gaining enormous popularity in recent years. So what are they, how do they work, and how can they boost your skincare routine? Keep reading our entry to discover the beauty benefits of CBD and hemp extracts! Cannabis, CBD, hemp seed …

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Curb on Hemp Production May Succumb Humanity To It’s End

Legislation limiting industrial hemp in Oregon or anywhere else is a win for fossil fuels, nuclear energy and the military-industrial complex. Such mistakes will lead us all to inevitable global extinction.  Time is running out for mankind to make any meaningful difference in healing Earth’s atmosphere. Political mismanagement in Oregon and elsewhere couldn’t be more clueless to the significance of hemp as a federally recognized, critically …

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NFL’s altering perception of marijuana division center stage with Super Bowl

Marijuana has become part of the hype and hoopla running up to Sunday’s Super Bowl. But it’s not because the league suspended any players for failing or missing testing for such banned substances as marijuana, as it has in past seasons with star players such as Josh Gordon, Von Miller and Santonio Holmes. Instead, the NFL announced this month it …

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American Indian Tribe in Maine Cultivates Industrial Hemp to Detox Polluted Soil

An American Indian tribe in Maine is testing hemp as a phytoremediator to clean up 600 polluted acres of its land. The Aroostook Band of Micmacs regained the land in 2009, when the U.S. government turned over the former Loring Air Force Base to the tribe, but the land was so polluted that it was …

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Curaleaf’s, Outstanding Rare Leveraged Buyout Deal Sets New Example for Marijuana Industry

Bring on cannabis leveraged buyouts? Multistate operator Curaleaf Holdings (CSE: CURA; OTCQB: CURLF) on Dec. 28 announced the acquisition of Bloom Dispensaries, a private, integrated Arizona marijuana operator, in a deal valued at $211 million. Here are the basics: Bloom has four retail dispensaries, in Phoenix, Tucson, Peoria and Sedona, and two adjacent cultivation and processing facilities totaling …

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Lemoal Lemoal Builds First Ever Hempcrete Building in France: Step Forward Towards Sustainable Development

Paris studio Lemoal Lemoal has used hempcrete blocks to build the Pierre Chevet sports centre in France, which the studio believes is the country’s first public building built from the biomaterial. Named Pierre Chevet, the 380 square-metre sports hall is located in the town of Croissy-Beaubourg near Paris. The sports hall has hempcrete block walls Lemoal Lemoal used the building as an opportunity to experiment …

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