All posts by Mary Sparks

Sciadonic acid patent portfolio grows; interest from CBD formulators does, too – NutraIngredients-usa.com
22 Feb
12:50

Sciadonic acid patent portfolio grows; interest from CBD formulators does, too – NutraIngredients-usa.com

Sciadonic acid (SCA) is an unusual non-methylene-interrupted fatty acid that can be found in the seeds of a number of gymnosperms, an ancient family of plants whose seeds are unprotected by an ovary or a fruit. Examples include conifers, cycads and ginkgo. Decades-long development history Lipid chemist Alvin Berger, PhD, […]

The Science Behind the $13 Billion Medical Cannabis Industry – Visual Capitalist
22 Feb
12:42

The Science Behind the $13 Billion Medical Cannabis Industry – Visual Capitalist

There’s nothing quite like cannabis in the plant kingdom. Beneath its humble surface, over 750 unique compounds exist within – all of which have helped propel the cannabis industry into the multi-billion dollar market it is today. Today’s infographic from The Green Organic Dutchman takes a deep dive into the […]

The future of hemp in Wyoming – Northern Wyoming Daily News Worland Wyoming
21 Feb
11:14

The future of hemp in Wyoming – Northern Wyoming Daily News Worland Wyoming

WORLAND – With the Wyoming Legislature seeking to authorize funds to establish an industrial hemp pilot program, WESTI Ag Days organizers made sure to include a discussion of hemp on the agenda last week. Washakie County Extension Educator Caitlin Youngquist provided some facts she had researched regarding hemp. She said […]

Despite legalized hemp, CBD still an issue in these states – PotNetwork
21 Feb
11:14

Despite legalized hemp, CBD still an issue in these states – PotNetwork

Ever since the farm bill was passed, the CBD boom is being met with varying reactions, within different states. Many CBD producers were simply waiting for the bill to pass in order to aggressively expand operations. New Frontier Data projects that the U.S. hemp market will triple in the next […]

CBD Oil Is Now Approved to Treat Anxiety – MENAFN.COM
21 Feb
11:13

CBD Oil Is Now Approved to Treat Anxiety – MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN – PRLog) The potential benefits of CBD Oil are endless, and some of the latest anxiety medication are now approved in the United States. 51136467_286587832020935_1825999607818092544_n ALEXANDRIA, La. – Feb. 21, 2019 – PRLog — Anxiety is a modern day epidemic, and it is often treated with hypnotherapy, CBT, […]

Earth Science Tech, Inc.-sponsored Foundation achieves Non-Profit Status to advance research on cannabinoids. – Nasdaq
21 Feb
11:12

Earth Science Tech, Inc.-sponsored Foundation achieves Non-Profit Status to advance research on cannabinoids. – Nasdaq

DORAL, Florida, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTCQB:ETST) (“ETST” or the “Company”), an innovative biotech company focused on the cannabidiol (CBD), nutraceutical and pharmaceutical fields, medical devices, and research and development, is pleased to share that Earth Science Foundation, Inc. […]

Everything You Need to Know About CBD Oil – StyleBlueprint
21 Feb
11:09

Everything You Need to Know About CBD Oil – StyleBlueprint

Anxiety relief, sleep improvement and muscle relaxation are just a few of the benefits of the latest wellness craze, CBD oil. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of the cannabinoid compounds found in cannabis plants, most often known as hemp. However, unlike its controversial cousin marijuana, CBD does not contain […]

Cannabis campaign mum fears treatment has come too late to cure son’s seizures – Daily Record
21 Feb
12:57

Cannabis campaign mum fears treatment has come too late to cure son’s seizures – Daily Record

Cole Thomson has finally begun medical cannabis treatment. But with his paralysing seizures now worse than ever, his family fear his ‘miracle’ cure has come too late. The six-year-old Newlandsmuir boy was chosen as one of only 10 children in Scotland to receive the cannabidiol (CBD) Epidiolex, which has helped […]

These startups sell plants to stressed-out millennials – Fast Company
21 Feb
12:51

These startups sell plants to stressed-out millennials – Fast Company

In 2018, I suddenly found myself with a strong desire to acquire more plants. Armed with a list of recommendations from a plant-savvy colleague, I went to Home Depot and dipped my toes into the world of greenery. Many months later, my New York City apartment is now home to […]

Chicago officials will start tracking businesses that sell CBD products. Here’s why. – Chicago Tribune
21 Feb
12:51

Chicago officials will start tracking businesses that sell CBD products. Here’s why. – Chicago Tribune

As CBD products become more common on store shelves throughout Chicago, city officials are keeping track of businesses that say they are selling the increasingly trendy products. The move comes as officials around the country start to crack down on retailers selling certain kinds of CBD products. Short for cannabidiol, […]