This week is our seventh installation of This Week in CBD. We’ll be covering the latest CBD industry news, as well as CBD health and wellness news.


CBD Industry News

DEA Confirms Some CBD Products Legal

Here’s some positive news for the cannabis and CBD industry. The DEA recently announced an expansion on the number of licenses allowed for marijuana research. In addition, they also confirmed that hemp-derived CBD at or below the legal threshold of .3% THC is not controlled a substance.

CBD Research: What We Know and Where the Industry is Going

Here’s a good article to get you caught up on where the CBD industry stands today. In addition, the article discusses where new developments may take the industry in the years to come.

The Lowdown on CBD

Confused by the numerous types of CBD products out there? This article does a great job of breaking down the many different CBD formulations.

CBD Health and Wellness News

Pop Culture Says CBD Can Cure Everything – Here’s What Scientists Say

CBD can be found nearly everywhere these days – from local corner stores to major retailers. And many people who use CBD use it in place of prescription drugs for conditions like anxiety, sleep disorders, chronic pain, and more. While it’s been great for consumers, scientists and researchers are worried about the way CBD is being introduced to the public. Here’s an excellent read on the subject.

CBD Safety for Seniors

Amazingly, nearly 1 in 5 Americans now use some sort of CBD product. That’s tens of millions of Americans using a compound that many people had not heard of just a few years ago. And CBD has also grown in popularity for seniors – as many of the ailments CBD may help with affect seniors at a higher rate. Here’s a great article that looks at the pros and cons of CBD use for seniors.

Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages

Washington State follows the lead of New York and California in banning CBD products from food and drinks.

NFL Should Let Players Use CBD for Pain Management, Says Hall of Fame Rusher Terrell Davis

CBD has become extremely popular for pain relief. And many current and former pro athletes have become big advocates for cannabidiol. One of those athletes – Hall of Fame running back Terrell Davis – is advocating for the NFL to let players use CBD. Most of the major sports leagues do not allow players to use CBD, because it’s currently unapproved by the FDA. However, players like Davis hope that education and research on CBD will help change the NFL’s view on CBD.

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