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March 24, 2021

Science & Research
Uniform drying time for goldenseal to enhance medicinal qualities of forest herb. ScienceDaily. March 22, 2021.
Black seed oil may influence immune response. Natural Products Insider. March 18, 2021.
Feeding cattle seaweed reduces their greenhouse gas emissions 82 percent. ScienceDaily. March 17, 2021.
Researched botanicals for immune health. Natural Products Insider. March 17, 2021.
Patented botanical formulation kills COVID. Natural Products Insider. March 12, 2021.
Microwave Processing Isolates Red Ginseng Compounds That Suppress Lung Cancer Metastasis. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. March 5, 2021.

Community & Industry
Rooted in St. Louis: The Ethnobotanical Work of Professor Memory Elvin-Lewis. Student Life. March 15, 2021.
Gainesville Herbal Aid partners with GRACE Grows to serve the homeless community. The Independent Florida Alligator. March 15, 2021.

Cannabis Update
The Essential Guide to CBD. Project CBD. March 14, 2021.
Medical Marijuana Is Not Regulated as Most Medicines Are. The New York Times. March 8, 2021.

Consumer & Popular
One brain, multiple concerns: The diversity of the cognitive health category. Nutritional Outlook. March 19, 2021.
Getting serious about sleep ingredients: Science experts share their picks for the most scientifically credible sleep ingredients. Nutritional Outlook. March 17, 2021.
Does black licorice have health benefits? The Chicago Tribune. March 15, 2021.
What is moringa? Everything you need to know about the superfood. Today. March 9, 2021.

Trends & Technology
CBD content in topical products largely inconsistent with label claims, says Leafreport. Nutritional Outlook. March 15, 2021.

Environment & Conservation
How to put community values at the core of landscape management. Forests News. March 19, 2021.
Helping stevia plants brave the cold. EurekAlert! March 17, 2021.
Traditional healers are preserving their knowledge, and with it, the biodiversity of Brazil’s savanna. MongaBay. March 12, 2021.
Graveyards Are Surprising Hotspots for Biodiversity. Scientific American. February 24, 2021.

Environment & Conservation
Taiwan researchers tout effects of common herb against COVID-19. Focus Taiwan. March 11, 2021.
Ethnobotanical survey enlightens traditional knowledge, use and conservation of plants in Kenya. March 9, 2021.
China approves sale of traditional medicine products to treat Covid-19. CNN. March 4, 2021.
Covid-19 vaccines face a trust gap against some traditional African remedies. Quartz Africa. March 1, 2021.

Community & Industry Releases
FDA Warns Companies Illegally Selling Over-the-Counter CBD Products for Pain Relief. US Food & Drug Administration. March 22, 2021.
Maryland University of Integrative Health adopts culturally responsive language in renaming its acupuncture programs. Maryland University of Integrative Health. March 22, 2021.
Announcing the 15th International Herb Symposium. United Plant Savers. March 22, 2021.
Defra Ministers appoint five new Trustees to the board of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. March 19, 2021.
Study: Cannabis Use Correlated with Increased Exercise. NORML. March 18, 2021.
Survey: People Most Likely to Report Using CBD Products to Mitigate Anxiety, Improve Sleep. NORML. March 18, 2021.
CSPI Celebrates 50 Years as America’s Food and Health Watchdog. Center for Science in the Public Interest. March 17, 2021.
California Prepares New Regulations for Largest CBD Market in US. Natural Products Association. March 16, 2021.
CRN Announces Promotions, New Responsibilities for Three Key Staffers. Council for Responsible Nutrition. March 16, 2021.
Americans for Safe Access Mobilizes Advocates to Urge VA Secretary to Allow VA Doctors to Recommend Cannabis. Americans for Safe Access. March 16, 2021.

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