Legalization of CBD Oils

Cannabidiol (CBD) oils, made from extracts of the marijuana plant’s leaves, have been shown effective in treating seizures. Accordingly, state laws legalizing such treatments are springing up all over the country—including in states like Utah, Arkansas and Iowa where you’d least expect medical marijuana legislation to pass.
In addition to these CBD-oils-only laws, it could be argued that use of CBD oils is a form of “useable marijuana” made legal under state medical marijuana laws—especially in the majority of medical marijuana states that define “useable marijuana” to include the leaves, buds and flowers of the marijuana plant and

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How Much Money Could Your State Make by Legalizing Cannabis?

How does $3,098,866,907 sound? That’s how much tax revenue could be collected if all 50 states legalized and imposed their normal state sales tax plus a modest…




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The New Marijuana Map

The November 4 elections changed the landscape of marijuana legalization. Here’s a visual rundown of…


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Medical Marijuana Comes to Iowa—Sort of

By Glenn Demby  bio
You know medical marijuana is hot when it starts showing up in heartland states like Iowa. But what’s going on in Iowa isn’t real “medical marijuana” but an ersatz version of it that has also popped up in other red states like Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Utah that legalizes low THC strains of cannabis for seizures without making the drug available to…


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Tennessee’s New CBD Oils Law Is a Joke—Even for a CBD Oils Law

New state laws authorizing the use of Cannabidiol (CBD) oils with low concentrations of THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) for treating seizures are so limited in their scope that groups like NORML don’t even rate them as medical marijuana legislation. Even so, some CBD oil laws are more meaningful than others. With that in mind, the law that took effect in Tennessee this April may be the lamest of the breed.
First of all, the law, SB 2531/HB 2461, doesn’t exactly give doctors and patients the right to use CBD oils for treating intractable seizures. What it does is…

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