CBD News Roundup (19th April 2020) What’s Been Happening This Week?

Here’s 3 big news stories to hit the CBD world this week..

Green Beret Who Put A Gun In His Mouth While Surrounded By Booze At His Lowest Point Reveals Cannabis Helped His Crippling PTSD – And Now He’s Selling CBD To Help Struggling Veterans Who Turn To Opioids

A chance visit to a cannabis dispensary in Washington introduced Adam Smith to its healing properties.

After hemp products were decriminalized in his home state (Kentucky), Smith began developing CBD products to help other veterans struggling with PTSD and other lasting issues.

Read the full story at DailyMail.co.uk.

Despite FDA Warnings, Kyle Turley Won’t Back Down on CBD and COVID-19

Despite valid concerns over the unproven claim that CBD products can “destroy” the coronavirus, former NFL All-Pro Kyle Turley insists making unverified promises is not dishonest because “A premium CBD product is universal, it has universal application, and it has yet to kill a single soul in the history of the world.”

Experts like Dr. Herve Damas, a former NFL linebacker turned cannabis researcher, disagree, pointing out that while CBD has incredible healing properties, “There’s no science whatsoever, there is literally nothing in the scientific community that has proven it works as prophylactic or as a treatment post-infection” and making false claims could inadvertently lead to CBD users putting themselves in harms way.

Read the full story at TheGrowthOp.com

Virginia Gov. Signs Bill to Regulate CBD Products as Food

Gov. Ralph Northam signed Senate Bill 918, introducing standardized regulation for the production of hemp-based CBD products.

Local hemp farmer Charlotte Wright says she finds it an encouraging move that “gives validity to the CBD industry” and will give consumers peace of mind knowing exactly what they’re getting.

Read the full story at NBCWashington.com

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