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Martha Stewart's New Domain: Cannabis

First products with Canopy Growth will be designed to treat anxiety in pets
By Bob Cronin,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 28, 2019 4:50 PM CST
Martha Stewart's new partner is Canopy Growth, a Canadian marijuana producer.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle)

(Newser) – Martha Stewart's next line will be a little different: hemp-based products for pets. Canopy Growth, a Canadian pot company, announced the partnership Thursday, NBC reports. The lifestyle guru will also help develop products for humans, the company said, based on CBD—the non-psychoactive chemical in marijuana. But Canopy wants to start with products to treat anxiety in animals, and Stewart's statement said she's "especially looking forward to our first collaboration." The company has begun clinical trials, USA Today reports. Canopy shares rose after the announcement. (Read more Martha Stewart stories.)

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