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3-on-3 Pro Basketball League OKs CBD

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The BIG3, a 3-on-3 basketball league made up of former NBA players, will allow its athletes to use cannabidiol, or CBD, for pain management, making it what’s the league says is first pro sports league in the country to approve the use of the cannabis compound. CBD comes from the …

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Portugal Legalizes Marijuana-Based Medicines

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Portugal’s parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Friday to legalize marijuana-based medicines, after rejecting earlier proposals to allow patients to grow the drug at home. Portugal decriminalized the use of all drugs in 2001 to fight a heroin epidemic, and has legal plantations growing marijuana products for export.  Reuters

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Cannabis Now Firmly Part of Wellness Culture

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Cannabis has been steadily marching into the realm of high-end wellness culture. On Saturday, Gwyneth Paltrow placed it squarely there. Paltrow’s lifestyle brand, Goop, has grown into a wellness juggernaut, touting advice and accessories for alternative healing with its newsletters, e-commerce website, and events—and its seal of approval can catapult a …

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