CBD, THC, and the Hazy Boundaries of Product Labeling in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis is a dynamic plant with tens of thousands of known applications, from clothing and paper to food and medicine. While cannabis has been cultivated for many purposes over thousands of years, much of the recent attention has been on the chemical compounds that are predominant within certain species of the genus, most notably Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Of course, THC is known for producing the high that users experience when they smoke cannabis. CBD, on the other hand, does not produce a high…
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CBD and Sports: The Intersection Between Science and Performance

There are 123 teams between the four major sports leagues in the United States/Canada. 45 of those teams are located in states or provinces where recreational marijuana is legal. 56 teams are located in jurisdictions where medical marijuana is legal. Overall, 101 out of the 123 professional sports teams between the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB are located in an area where their employees can legally purchase either medicinal or recreational marijuana. This poses the question: can professional athletes utilize medical or recreational cannabis? For…
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