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New York bans flavored e-liquids

New York bans flavored e-liquids

Alek Lewis September 17, 2019
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an emergency ban on flavored electronic cigarette liquids on Sunday, following a rash of lung illnesses linked to vaping in teenagers and young adults.
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CBD soars in popularity and soon may be legalized

CBD soars in popularity and soon may be legalized

Syreeta Yelverton January 7, 2019
The 2018 Farm Bill that passed on Dec. 20 legalized hemp, defining it as a strain of cannabis with low levels of THC — the psychoactive chemical in cannabis that makes users feel high.
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Medical marijuana industry takes first steps on Long Island

Medical marijuana industry takes first steps on Long Island

Anisah Abdullah and Jakub Lewkowicz April 19, 2016
Medical marijuana dispensaries on Long Island set up shop early this year in light of the 2014 Compassionate Care Act.
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Under the microscope: Stony Brook University scientists discover how different components of marijuana work

Ruchi Shah March 9, 2015
Scientists at Stony Brook University discovered the mechanism by which the main components of marijuana, THC and CBD, are transported within the cell.
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