DEA eases restriction on research of marijuana chemical CBD

Researchers won’t need second approval to expand study of non-psychoactive cannabidiol

Fionn Masterson bottles CBD Hemp oil at Bluebird Botanicals on Wednesday.

Fionn Masterson bottles CBD Hemp oil at Bluebird Botanicals on Wednesday. (Kira Horvath, Daily Camera)

Lab technician Mario Ferrara transfers a mixture of extracted hemp CBD and coconut oil to capsules at Longmont’s CBDRx organic hemp farm on Thursday.

Lab technician Mario Ferrara transfers a mixture of extracted hemp CBD and coconut oil to capsules at Longmont’s CBDRx organic hemp farm on Thursday. CBDRx is the first and only USDA certified organic hemp farm in the country. (Kira Horvath, Daily Camera)

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