All news articles for February 09, 2017

China probe propels Usana stock price slide

China probe propels Usana stock price slide

By Hank Schultz

Usana Health Sciences’ shares declined as the company reported disappointing earnings and announced an internal investigation of its business in mainland China.

HIA sues DEA: ‘The DEA must stop treating hemp as something illicit’

HIA sues the DEA: ‘Stop treating hemp as something illicit’

By Adi Menayang

The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has filed a motion to hold the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in contempt of court for disregarding a 2004 ruling that hemp fiber, stalk, sterilized seed and oil are specifically exempted from the definition...

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Açai pulp may improve antioxidant defenses, protect arteries

By Stephen Daniells

Supplementing the diet of healthy women with açai pulp (Euterpe oleracea Martius) may improve antioxidant defenses, decrease markers of oxidative stress, and help protect against the formation of plaques in arteries, Brazilian researchers report.

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