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The FDA and Cannabis; Should the FDA ease rules on cannabis products?

The FDA and Cannabis; Should the FDA ease rules on Cannabis products? We are slowly moving toward a legalization of marijuana for recreational use.   CBD which comes from Hemp which is a product that is Cannabis family. Unlike marijuana, does not have THC.  It can be used to make clothing, rope, and CBD has been highly praised for its uses as an antioxidant, pain reliever and affects on mood and sleep. For those who look for the effects available through THC which has a long history of medical usage from the 1800’s, the Cannabis plants are seeing increased demand for Read More »

The FDA bans most anti bacterial soap for our health. When a good idea isn’t according to the NY Times.

The FDA bans most anti bacterial soap for our health.  When a good idea isn’t according to the NY Times. Anti bacterial soaps, we have probably all used them but we are now finding out that the chemicals used to kill bacteria we no better at keeping us safe than just plain soap and water. The real risk may be that not only are the chemicals potentially harmful, but they risk scrambling hormones in children and promoting drug-resistant infections. Some of the largest companies have begun removing the most commonly used chemicals which include chemicals like triclosan and triclocarban. The Read More »