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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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Medical Marijuana Use: A Complex Web of Rules and Regulations

As of August 2019, 33 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws legalizing marijuana for medical use, recreational use or both. Because marijuana use has not been approved under federal law, each state has its own rules and...

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Opioid Database Shows 76 Billion Pills Shipped Over Six-Year Period

If you want to know where all of the opioids that flooded the market came from or went, you need only look at data from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The Washington Post, in a blockbuster story, reported that over a six-year period...

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