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Hemp CBD food products not allowed in Washington

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb received plenty of headlines in August when he reminded consumers that food products containing cannabidiol (CDB) derived from hemp plants remain federally illegal.


Cannabis capsules offer easy, precise dosing

Some Washington state producers/processors have found success with capsules for medicinal consumers.


Extra doses of care for pets: Products can help keep animals safe and happy

For many residents, dogs and cats are part of the family. People have more choices to protect or enhance pets’ lives. CBD pet products are on the rise. Regional fire …


Extra relaxation achieved with CBD massage

I’ve had many massages through the years, but never before have I achieved the state of relaxation that hovers between bliss and snoring out loud.


CBD-infused food and beverages are still illegal under U.S. law. So why are they everywhere?

In 2017, no one knew what CBD oil was. In 2018, folks stumbled saying “cannabidiol” (that’s CBD oil) out loud. In 2019, it’s everywhere, and everyone wants in on it.


The Rise of CBD

Health experts advise caution on unregulated products.


UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019

U.S. holds CBD hearing as fans, sellers await legal clarity

U.S. regulators are exploring ways to officially allow CBD in food, drinks and dietary supplements.


New Day Cannabis focuses on providing safer selections

‘Clean cannabis,’ free of all pesticides or contaminants, has been something many health-conscious consumers have requested and many growers have strived for.


What’s so special about medical marijuana?

“What is medical cannabis?” “Where do I buy it?” “What kind is best for my condition?” “I don’t know where to start. What do I do?”


Infused bath bombs exploding onto cannabis cosmetic scene

Thanks to new technology and some determined innovators, it’s now possible to enjoy your cannabis legally in pretty much any form these days – including the tub.


UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019

Washington bill would allow parents to give students marijuana extract drugs on public school grounds

The bill, which has been introduced twice before in the Washington Legislature, is intended to allow students with a documented condition treated by marijuana to receive the drug on campuses, …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019

Mushrooming CBD industry has hemp explosion behind it

CBD ads pop up everywhere these days on social media, radio and street signs. They hawk pain relief and other remedies from cannabidiol, known as CBD, a cannabis extract that …


CBDs becoming part of the cosmetic world

Some of the biggest commodities in today’s economy are products that promise relief either from pain or from aging.


FDA casts shadow on hemp win, calling CBD products illegal

The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill …


Ask the doctors: Readers offer feedback

Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018


Kathleen Parker: This column is CBD infused

As a new-product junkie, it was foregone that I’d swap a C-note for something called CBD, a cannabis extract promising relief from pain and anxiety, the twin banes of baby …


CBD items offer good health without the highs

Shaun McHenry swears by CBDs.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018

Coca-Cola is eyeing the cannabis market

Coca-Cola may be the next industry giant to jump into the cannabis drinks business.


UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018

FDA-approved cannabis treatment provides new treatment options for some epileptics

FDA approval of a new cannabis-based epilepsy drug may open the doors for more treatments.


Medical milestone: U.S. OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite …


Brewery told to stop making beer with hemp-derived extract

U.S. officials have ordered a San Francisco brewery to stop producing a specialty beer containing cannabidiol, the hemp-derived extract known as CBD, because it lacks the proper permitting.


Oregon marijuana growers turning to hemp as CBD extract explodes

A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet – …


Marijuana growers diversify with hemp amid CBD boom

Applications for state licenses to grow hemp – marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin – have increased more than twentyfold since 2015, and Oregon now ranks No. 2 behind Colorado among the 19 …


Cannabis for our canines

When Deb Lynam’s golden retriever Benny suffered a major medical episode, she initially sought out traditional veterinary medicine.


Why more seniors are requesting cannabis help

Concern about side effects of narcotics and interest in more legal medical choices are leading to more seniors looking into cannabis options.


Parents balancing medical needs against current laws

Ryan Day has never used cannabis in his life.