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In December 2018, the U.S. Government announced a new farm bill (“Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018”) that officially removed cannabis fiber products containing less than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from the Controlled Substances Act. For nearly 50 years prior to the passage this bill, all cannabis products were treated as Schedule I controlled substances at the federal level, a policy that severely limited the application of modern science and technology to the development of cannabis-based medicines and consumer products. Cannabinoids are a class of molecule that interact with the human endocannabinoid system through cannabinoid receptors. While CBD may be one of the most well known of the 113 cannabinoids, there’s an emerging body of research into how other cannabinoids may have beneficial physical and mental effects on the human body. ….