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Epidiolex discussions with a doctor

What is Epidiolex?

Anyone who has a friend or relative with epilepsy may have heard about Epidiolex. In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epidiolex (cannabidiol) to treat seizures associated with two specific forms of epilepsy: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. While it may sound like a typical medicine …

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Pure CBD oil

What is “Pure” CBD Oil?

It’s no secret that CBD oil is currently booming as an industry. But this sudden flood of newbie manufacturers into the marketplace means more than just more choices for consumers: it means buyer beware. By now you may have seen CBD companies promoting their “pure” CBD oil, but what …

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Is CBD oil legal in Canada

Is CBD Oil Legal in Canada?

Last year, Canada made history when it became the 2nd country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis by passing the Cannabis Act on June 19. The bill, officially dubbed C-45, went into effect on October 17, 2018. Although the exact provisions vary depending on province and territory, in …

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Is CBD oil legal in Mexico

Is CBD Oil Legal in Mexico?

All across the globe, cannabis law reform is ongoing – and it appears the trend is headed toward legalization. Since Colorado and Washington became the first states in the US to legalize recreational cannabis in 2012, Alaska, Oregon, Vermont, California, Nevada, Maine, Illinois, Michigan, Massachusetts, and the District of …

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GMP compliance

Why Does GMP Compliance Matter to the CBD Industry?

GMP stands for Good Manufacturing Practice, which is a comprehensive term that includes regulations enforced by the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). The term sometimes appears as CGMP or cGMP, which stands for Current Good Manufacturing Practice. Other countries have adopted GMP standards under the direction of the …

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