Now that hemp is off the controlled substances list, researchers look to create accountability by standardizing U.S. hemp for a global market and help farmers grow legitimate and legal crops.
One example? Carl’s Jr. is using a Denver restaurant to market a hamburger infused with CBD, a non-intoxicating molecule found in cannabis.
Truckers have been stopped and sometimes arrested by police who can’t tell whether they have intercepted a legal agricultural crop or the biggest marijuana bust of their careers.
One of the biggest issues officials saw in those early days of 2014? People taking way too high a dose of edibles.
Even though there haven't been rigorous human studies with CBD, the market for the purportedly anxiety- and pain-relieving, THC-free marijuana product is already huge.
Pending a presidential signature, it will soon be legal to grow hemp in the United States for the first time in more than 80 years.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication, called Epidiolex, to treat two rare forms of epilepsy that begin in childhood.