The seized cannabis will go on to support the research and development of cannabis oil for medical purposes.
California Governor Gavin Newsom has downgraded the projections for the state’s legal cannabis tax revenue for this year and the next.
And after compiling and comparing the cannabis-related social equity policies of every US state, the report from Transform Drug Policy Foundation found some regions lacking.
South Africa’s health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has amended the country’s drug laws to increase the availability of certain CBD products.
The substance is the first compound of its kind to be banned in the US state under the new regulatory powers.
Biota Biosciences, a Seattle-based CBD oil manufacturer and distributor, is voluntarily recalling several of its products after receiving a warning letter from the FDA last month.
The findings add further weight to the case for using medical cannabis as a substitute for illicit opioids.
In light of other studies that have found similar associations, the research could still have vital implications for public health approaches to cannabis legalization.