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CDC refines definition of vaping-linked illnesses, lowers case count

Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. Getty | Picture alliance The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated and revised the national tally of illnesses linked to the use of e-cigarettes, aka vaping, dropping the count from 450 possible cases to 380 confirmed and probable cases, the agency announced late Thursday. The new …

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Some CBD extracts are totally legal, DEA confirms

Enlarge / A marijuana leaf. Getty | Bloomberg The US Drug Enforcement Administration cleared the air around cannabis Monday, reaffirming its plans to expand cannabis research and confirming that some products containing the popular cannabis-derived component cannabidiol (CBD) are now legal. Three years ago, the agency said it wanted to expand cannabis research by letting …

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Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says [Updated]

Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. Getty | Bloomberg Update, August 23, 2019 (3pm ET): In a press briefing hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday, health officials reported that the count of severe lung disease linked to …

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Forget growing weed—make yeast spit out CBD and THC instead

Enlarge / ROME, ITALY – FEBRUARY 15: Vendors at Canapa Mundi, an international hemp fair, on February 15, 2019 in Rome, Italy Simona Granati – Corbis | Getty Images We as a species would be miserable without yeast. Baker’s yeast has given us leavened bread for thousands of years. And I don’t even want to …

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