It's Certifiable: CBD Brand Earns Industry-First USDA Organic Certification

by New Frontier Data


“Earlier this month, the cannabidiol (CBD) brand Palmetto Harmony became the first to gain certified organic status from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for hemp flower and selectively bred seed. The official designation was made possible due to passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized hemp and hemp-derived products such as CBD. …”

Times of San Diego

Hyun Jeong Choi. Image from CBS8 broadcast

Motorist High on Marijuana Sentenced to 12 Years for Fatal Scripps Ranch Accident


MARCH 22, 2019 

“A woman who was under the influence of marijuana when she caused a head-on collision near Scripps Ranch that killed a passenger in the other car was sentenced Friday to nearly a dozen years in state prison.”


San Diego father advocates for bill to allow terminally ill to use cannabis in hospitals

Posted: 5:24 PM, Apr 05, 2019

Updated: 5:54 PM, Apr 05, 2019

By: Amanda Brandeis

“SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — At age 41, Ryan Bartell had already achieved so much: He was a two-time all-state runner, served in the Coast Guard, and was helping autistic children alongside his wife. He also had a son of his own. “


San Diego Considers Cannabis Cafes

It's a restaurant-like setting where patrons can smoke pot

By Danielle Radin

Published Mar 19, 2019 at 5:54 PM | Updated at 9:32 PM PDT on Mar 23, 2019

“City officials are considering whether or not cannabis cafes should be allowed in San Diego. Some cities have Cannabis lounges- a restaurant-like setting where patrons can pick pot from a menu, sit down and chat with friends.”

Science Daily

Fresh guidance to fill 'information vacuum' on new cannabis products for medicinal use

April 7, 2019

Source: University of Bath

Summary : A clinical review offers new advice to help patients and doctors.

“A clinical review, published today (Saturday 6 April 2019) for the BMJ, provides new interim advice for doctors and clinicians in prescribing cannabis-based products and cannabinoids to treat certain conditions.”