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Hemp Farming Legalized Across the United States by the 2018 Farm Bill

A historic victory for hemp advocates and American farmers was achieved by a vote to legalize hemp farming across the US as a part of the 2018 Farm Act Bill. The law removes hemp (defined as cannabis with less than 0.3% THC) from the list of Schedule I controlled substances, alongside heroin and cocaine, and adjusts it to a more fitting classification as an

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TOBACCO GIANT ALTRIA INVESTS $2.4 BILLION IN CANNABIS COMPANY CRONOS

Altria Group, the biggest tobacco company in the world and the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is reportedly investing approximately $1.8 billion USD (CAN $2.4 billion) into the Cronos Group, one of Canada’s major cannabis producers. For its initial investment, Virginia-based Altria will acquire a 45 percent ownership stake in Cronos. The agreement also gives Altria the option to invest up to a further $1.05

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FARM BILL OFFICIALLY CONTAINS PROVISIONS TO LEGALIZE HEMP

The 2018 hemp provisions will reclassify the plant as an agricultural commodity, removing it from the list of federally controlled substances. There are currently nearly 40 states in the U.S. that have legalized hemp as part of pilot programs for research made possible by the Farm Bill of 2014. A federal legalization in 2018 would open the door for commercial hemp farming across the

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THE QUEST TO MAKE CALIFORNIA’S WEED THE CHAMPAGNE OF CANNABIS

Legalization of cannabis in the state of California has been great for consumers—it means more oversight and safety testing, and fewer people thrown in jail for possession. But it’s been tougher for growers as these farmers are suddenly finding themselves swamped with mountains of regulations meant to protect the environment and the consumer. Another tricky predicament is having varying weather throughout California making for

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Cannabis for The Win

Cannabis for The Win: Basketball’s BIG3 has become the first professional sports league in the United States to allow its athletes to use cannabidiol (CBD), the non-psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. CBD is a used by athletes as a natural way to recover from minor and major injuries without long-term effects or addictions. Professional athletes who work in grueling physical conditions tend to seek out

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Day and Night Creams

Did you know that your day and night skin care routines should not be the same? Your nighttime routine should be geared toward repairing the skin while your daytime routine is about protecting the skin. During the day, skin is exposed to many things like UV rays, environmental stressors, dirt, oils, and makeup. Therefore, most daytime creams usually focus on protection and support of

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How to get Smooth, Glowing Skin Before the Big Day

  Whether standing by your friend’s side or prepping for your own nuptials, getting ready for a wedding day takes tremendous patience and a lot of organization. You can pin, plan, pick and choose your way through every detail, but some things tend to slip through the cracks. Caring for your skin from head to toe can be one of those things! Busy days

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Serum 101: What is Serum, Face Serum Benefits & more!

One of the more confusing skin care products on the market are serums.  People are generally confused about what serums are and how and when to use them as part of their skincare routine. What is Serum? Serums are generally water-based liquid or gel products that feel lightweight on the skin.  They differ from moisturizers not only in their consistency and feel on the

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