USDA Listens to Public Comments on Hemp Regulations

“If the FDA regulates too hard against CBD, it would really harm small Kentucky family farmers,” Ryan Quarles, Kentucky Ag Commissioner told the department.

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Research

A First: National Institutes of Health Issues RFI on Cannabis Research Barriers

The request for information is NIH’s first on these barriers, and it includes eight participants, from the National Cancer Institute to the National Institute on Aging.

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Marlboro-Maker Altria Tinkers With Cannabis Flavors

In new patent applications, Altria and the University of Virginia focus on how to modify cannabis plants to “control the formation of terpenes that impart specific flavor and aroma characteristics.”