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The CBD Testers Weekly Review: New Payment Processing Service, NY Decriminalizes, Possible Vaping Dangers, and more

CBD Testers Weekly Newsletter
Written by Alexandra Hicks
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We hope you enjoy this edition of CBD Testers Weekly Review and Newsletter, where we cover a range of pertinent, cannabis industry topics.

This week we’ll take a look at a new bill which decriminalizes the possession of cannabis in NY. Also, check out these fun activities for recreational cannabis and CBD users. And did you know that e-cigs might be the cause severe lung damage?

All that and more in this week’s CBD Testers Weekly Newsletter.

ViaBill Allows Cannabis Companies to Accept All Major Credit Cards


Following the Elavon/Visa issues from June, cannabis companies have been scrambling to find a way to sell their products online. But that struggle seems to be coming to an end now with ViaBill. Many major names – especially companies selling CBD flowers like Secret Nature, Plain Jane, and Tweedle Farms – are turning to ViaBill too keep their customers happy and business operations running smoothly.

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Report: The UK Could Legalize Cannabis Within Five Years

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Although British politicians rarely agree on anything, they seem to have surprisingly reached a tri-partisan agreement regarding cannabis legalization in the UK. One Labour party representative, David Lammy, even changed his stance during his visit to Canada, against the tide of his own party.

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New York Governor Signs Historic Bill Decriminalizing Possession of Cannabis

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As Cuomo explained after signing legislation S.6579A/A.8420, making cannabis possession no longer a criminal offense and expunging some cannabis convicts, “Communities of color have been disproportionately impacted by laws governing marijuana for far too long, and today we are ending this injustice once and for all.” As of August 28th, the penalty for cannabis possession has been reduced to a fine of $50 to $200 depending on the amount.

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Fun Activities if You’re Tired of Being Stuck in the House with Your Buds

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If you enjoy using cannabis but would like the opportunity to use it somewhere other than your living room, look no further than one of these unique and exciting cannabis-themed classes and tours. You can take a Cannabis cooking class, Cannabis POTtery class, Cannabis Wine Tour, Cannabis Hike, and list goes on.

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A Legal Alternative to CBD Flowers in the U.K.

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With all the controversy over the legality of CBD flowers in the UK, especially following the recent arrest and prosecution of a flower vendor, some folks in the UK are looking for a legal alternative to CBD flowers – like the new PhenoPen Vape Kit.

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Two Cannabis Flavonoids Believed to be Stronger Than Aspirin


While most of today’s medical research has focused on the benefits CBD and THC, a recent study explored a couple of lesser known compounds. The research, which was published in the journal Phytochemistry, revealed that two flavonoids, cannflavin A and cannflavin B, have extremely powerful anti-inflammatory effects – 30 times more potent than OTC drug Aspirin.

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Wisconsin Doctors Fear Vaping E-Cigs Could Have Caused Lung Damage To Teens

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In another disturbing news headline for the vaping industry, health officials in Wisconsin are reporting at least eight cases of “severe lung damage” among teens, believed to be caused by vaping E-cigarettes. Doctors from the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin reported their  findings to the Department of Health Services earlier in July.

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Alexandra Hicks

Alexandra is the managing editor at CBD Testers. She has always been interested in alternative and natural remedies, and the versatility of cannabis as a healing plant is something that greatly appeals to her. It's for this reason that she decided to work as a cannabis industry journalist and editor, to help spread accurate information about the benefits of this plant.

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