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FDA Warns Against Use of Vaping Products Containing THC

As of the end of October, the number of people who developed a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping was nearing the 1,500 mark, with at least 33 deaths since the outbreak began. As of the end of October, the number of people who developed a...

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OPIOIDS – WHAT DRUGS ARE OPIOIDS?

The Opioid Epidemic is arguably the most dangerous drug crisis in the history of the United States. In just the past decade, the rate of deaths caused by opioid overdose has demonstrated an exponential growth. Over 115 people die daily from opioid...

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Researchers Awarded $3M to Study Cannabinoids

Many people have turned to cannabinoids, such as CBD, to help them deal with health-related issues. In fact, a Gallup poll taken in August 2019 found one in seven Americans say they personally use cannabidiol-based products for pain, anxiety and...

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CBD’s Many Different Forms

An Oregon woman is speaking out for being denied a job after trace amounts of THC were discovered in her blood test. The woman, a nurse practitioner, told her story to the media saying it should serve as a warning to others that not all CBD oil is...

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FDA and the Regulation of CBD-Infused Dietary Supplements

Cannabidiol (CBD), an active ingredient in cannabis, but without the high, has been finding its way into everything from dog treats to coffee and body lotion to bath bombs. With that growing popularity comes questions about how CBD should be...

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New Telehealth Codes Proposed for Opioid Use Disorder

Healthcare providers who use telemedicine to treat patients for substance abuse could receive improved Medicare reimbursement in 2020 if recently announced recommendations from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) are...

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