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How CBD-Infused Products Can Save Your Skin This Winter

Whether you live in one of the world’s colder regions or are planning a ski vacation this season, the dry air that comes with winter — especially at higher altitudes — can take an extreme toll on your skin. As cannabis-infused products continue to take the beauty industry by storm, one lesser-known secret is that the plant can provide serious moisture, relief and protection against the damaging effects of the elements.

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21 CBD-Infused Beauty Products To Buy Everyone On Your List

One of the big buzz words of 2018 definitely was “CBD-infused,” for products, though it did raise a lot of eyebrows when one questioned where CBD is commonly known from (hint: marijuana). Now more than ever, beauty brands are realizing just how amazing CBD — medically known as ‘cannabidiol’ — can be for symptoms that range from pain relief, anxiety, and sleep issues. Oh, did we also mention sexual wellness, migraines, and even digestion?

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Gift Guide 2018: 5 Soothing Skincare Products

Here are five local-ish products for that special someone who could use a little TLC this holiday season. (Surprise: It's all of us.)

BY MARY CLARE FISCHER | NOVEMBER 20, 2018

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THE INDUSTRY REACTS TO HEMP LEGALIZATION

With the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill by President Trump on Thursday, hemp was legalized and put under the regulatory authority of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And the hemp industry burst into celebration. With the freedom to expand beyond research pilot programs, people in many states are eager to explore the economic potential of industrial hemp, according to cannabis attorney Shawn Hauser of Denver. “Hemp has the potential to be a major new crop, making it a promising new source of jobs and revenue, especially for rural communities,” Hauser said in a statement.

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With Trump’s signature on the Farm Bill, hemp gains federally legal status

President Donald Trump has signed hemp legalization into law, a change expected to unleash seismic market changes for the hemp industry. Trump’s signature on the 2018 Farm Bill immediately removes hemp – defined cannabis below 0.3% THC – from the Controlled Substances Act. The change also applies to extracts from hemp, including CBD and other cannabinoids.

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Need some Chill for the Holidays?

L’eela’s “Chill Pill” CBD Daily Supplements Provide an Assist for Health-Conscious Consumers Looking to Coast into the New Year Stress Free

DENVER (December 17, 2018)—Nearly a quarter of Americans report feeling “extreme stress” during the holiday season, according to a recent American Psychological Association poll. This prolonged season of induced anxiety may be the reason so many consumers resolve to reduce stress in the New Year. But what if there was a “Chill Pill” that helped to feel relief from this mental state?

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Final Farm Bill With Hemp Legalization Could Be Voted On Next Week

Hemp could be made legal this week is all goes planned. A bill to legalize hemp could go to vote as early as next week. The bill would legalize hemp cultivation and could be a catalyst for explosive growth in a niche industry that some forecast could top $20 billion by 2022.

The $800 million U.S. hemp market is made up of products that include the non-psychoactive compound CBD, cannabidiol. Products infused with CBD are used for a wide range of medical conditions, from epilepsy and chronic pain. Laws involving CBD products differ in each state. Many in the cannabis industry voiced their support for the bill.

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Cannabis Industry Comments on Passage of 2018 Farm Bill

Overwhelming bipartisan approval of the Farm Bill now sends the legislation to President Trump’s desk for his signature, which could happen as early as next week.
The Farm Bill is omnibus legislation that lays out federal policies for agriculture and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Standout legislation from this year’s bill includes provisions for the legal cultivation of industrial hemp in the United States.

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Legal hemp is on the horizon, and Colorado companies are ready to roll

Farmers, retailers and cannabis companies will likely benefit big time from the federal government's shift in policy.

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Green Market Report: 2018 Farm Bill To Legalize CBD, Give Hemp Farmers Crop Insurance

The 2018 Farm Bill was expected to be voted on this Monday, December 10, but that didn’t happen. It’s possible it will still come to a vote this week. It is expected to pass with language legalizing hemp farming. It seems a compromise has been reached between the politicians on issues that had been stalling the legislation.

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Green Market Report December 12, 2019

The 2018 Farm Bill has passed in the U.S. Senate with a vote of 87-13. The legislation goes to the House next for a vote and if it passes there, it will head to the President’s desk to be signed. Hemp will be switched for review to the Department of Agriculture and away from the Justice Department.

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Cannabis Business Times December 12, 2019

Grower/Agriculture Legislation and regulation News Congress is expected to vote on the 2018 Farm Bill this week, which includes provisions to legalize industrial hemp. [Dec. 11 update: The U.S. Senate has voted, 87-13, to approve the 2018 Farm Bill. A full U.S. House vote is expected within the week.] Earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell inserted language from his Hemp Farming Act of 2018 into H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (the Farm Bill), to legalize the cultivation and sale of the plant, which refers to cannabis that contains less than 0.03-percent THC.

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September 18 L'eela Press Release

DENVER—September 18, 2018—As demand for cannabidiol (CBD) surges and products flood the market, health-conscious consumers need products they can trust. New CBD body care line L’eela sets a higher standard for integrity with its collection of responsibly sourced hemp-derived CBD supplements and natural topical products. L’eela, developed by experts with deep backgrounds in sustainable cannabis production and ancient healing practices, puts wellness and purpose at the core of its mission.

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Upcoming Event Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Colorado’s cannabis industry faces unique challenges as the marijuana market goes global. How does it build upon its first-mover status? We’ve gathered some of the area’s most respected experts and advocates for 2 panel discussions.

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Cash Color Cannabis Article

As demand for cannabidiol (CBD) surges and products flood the market, health-conscious consumers need products they can trust. New CBD body care line L’eela sets a higher standard for integrity with its collection of responsibly sourced hemp-derived CBD supplements and natural topical products. L’eela, developed by experts with deep backgrounds in sustainable cannabis production and ancient healing practices, puts wellness and purpose at the core of its mission. Available online and in select retail locations, L’eela was created to elevate CBD products through ayurvedic principles. The line was developed specifically for consumers mindful of what they put in and on their body. L’eela products prioritize the use of therapeutic-grade oils with customized formulations and natural ingredient pairings.

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