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New California Law Will Require Kids’ Menus to List Water and Milk as Only Drink Options

By Carey Wedler California state lawmakers recently passed a bill forcing restaurants to offer specific beverages to children. Governor Jerry Brown signed the legislation, which passed easily in both the Senate and Assembly, at the end of September. Though SB 1192 allows customers to order…

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New Study Shows CBD Oil May Help Treat Seizures in Dogs, Too

By Carey Wedler (CW) — Over the last several years, CBD (cannabidiol) has increasingly been shown to aid in the treatment of seizures, particularly in children. The evidence is so strong that the FDA, an organization notoriously opposed to cannabis, approved the first CBD-based medication for one particular seizure disorder…

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Yet Another Study Finds That MDMA Can Help People Suffering From PTSD

By Carey Wedler The case for employing 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, or MDMA, to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) grew stronger this week. A study published in the Lancet Journal of Psychiatry documented promising results when used in conjunction with psychotherapy, adding to previous similar findings. A small study of 26 veterans…

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Coca-Cola Admits Its Dasani Bottled Water May Be Contaminated With Plastic

By Carey Wedler This week, a study of eleven popular water bottle brands revealed microplastics are pervasive in packaging around the world. Though this may be unsurprising considering the widespread use of plastics, Coca-Cola admitted the possibility that their water products contain synthetic materials. The research was…

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Boy Denied Life-Saving Treatment Because He Used Cannabis Oil to Treat Seizures

By Carey Wedler Despite increasing evidence that CBD (cannabidiol), a nonpsychoactive cannabinoid, can help treat severe seizure disorders, a thirteen-year-old Virginia boy suffering from a rare disease has been denied treatment for his use of the plant. Kaden Hartman suffers from Niemann-Pick disease, also dubbed “Child Alzheimer’s.” According…

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The Next Prescription Drug Epidemic Is Already Here — and Nobody’s Talking About It

By Carey Wedler For years, the opioid addiction and overdose crisis has been headline news across the United States, and rightly so. In 2012, 241,000 privately insured patients had an “opioid dependency diagnosis.” By 2016, that number had ballooned to 1.4 million, not including individuals on…

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Cannabis Company Offers Brilliant Solution to Opioid Crisis: Trade Your Drugs for Weed

By Carey Wedler Lebanon, Oregon— As the opioid crisis continues to plague the country, one cannabis company in Oregon is proposing a new solution. Kaya Holdings Inc. (KAYS), the first publicly traded company to open and operate a medical cannabis dispensary, is planning to set up an opioid-for-weed…

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This 12-Year-Old Girl Could Make Cannabis Legalized Nationwide

By Carey Wedler A twelve-year-old girl with epilepsy is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice, and the Drug Enforcement Agency to legalize cannabis across the country. Alexis Bortell developed epilepsy at the age of seven, and FDA-approved medications failed to improve her condition. She suffered…

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Marijuana in Candy Won’t Kill Your Kids, But This Ingredient Might

By Carey Wedler Every Halloween, warnings to parents sound the alarm on cannabis and other drugs ending up in their children’s candy. While these advisories rarely come to fruition, another dangerous substance is guaranteed to be in kids’ treats: sugar.Though the link between sugar consumption and…

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Trouble for Big Pharma as Nearly 50% of People Report Quitting Pills for CBD

By Carey Wedler According to a recent survey conducted by cannabis market research firm the Brightfield Group and HelloMD, an online medical cannabis community, nearly half of CBD (cannabidiol) users give up prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications in favor of the non-psychoactive substance. The survey of over 2,400 respondents found forty-two…

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Sessions Is Using the Opiate Crisis as an Excuse to Disrupt Medical Marijuana

By Carey Wedler Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been vocal about his archaic opposition to cannabis. Before and after becoming the nation’s top cop, he expressed his ill-advised distaste for the plant, suggesting “good people don’t smoke marijuana” and bemoaning the possibility that cannabis shops…

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America’s First Organic Fast Food Chain Is Expanding Rapidly (and Pays $14 an Hour)

By Carey Wedler The United States’ first certified organic fast food chain also pays its workers a living wage — and they’re having success with consumers as they expand beyond their first two locations. See: Former Costco Exec Launches The US’ First 100% Organic Fast-Food Restaurant…

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Scientists Identify 28,000 Medicinal Plants That Treat Ailments from Cancer to Diabetes

By Carey Wedler In recent years, the term “plant medicine” has come to be associated with psychedelics like mushrooms and ayahuasca, which are increasingly documented to provide mental and emotional relief to users. But according to a recent analysis from Kew Gardens in the United…

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