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Cannabis Revolution: An Exploration of Hemp and CBD

Cannabis sativa L. contains an astonishing 525 natural compounds, including the cannabinoid CBD, which is found abundantly in hemp and affects a signaling system in humans that had not been discovered until the late 20th Century.

December 9, 2014

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Cannabis Revolution: An Exploration of Hemp and CBD

Report Summary

Cannabis sativa L. contains an astonishing 525 natural compounds, including the cannabinoid CBD, which is found abundantly in hemp and affects a signaling system in humans that had not been discovered until the late 20th Century.

Editor's Take

This year, Congress gave American farmers the right to plant hemp for research and development. Section 7606 of the 2014 Farm Bill authorizes institutions of higher education or state agriculture departments to study the growth, cultivation or marketing of industrial hemp in states that permit such activity. Industry are hopeful that the legislation will pave the way for federal legalization of hemp cultivation for commercial purposes in the United States.

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Cultivated for its fiber, oil and seed, hemp is used in more than 25,000 products.

  • Research has shown CBD may be provide a number of health benefits, but more human clinical trials are needed.

  • Pharmaceutical companies are leading studies using CBD-infused drugs for epilepsy and other conditions.



CannaVest Corp.s subsidiaries include: US Hemp Oil, CannaVest Laboratories and PlusCBD. US Hemp Oil provides farming, procurement, processing, marketing and distribution services of bulk wholesale hemp seed, and is involved with industry advocacy, creating greater public awareness and media exposure for the nutritional profile of hemp seeds and the environmental benefits of growing industrial hemp. CannaVest Laboratories provides processing technology and product development of hemp-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. Plus CBD is the operating entity for Company sales and expense of CBD oil and end consumer products.

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