Seg. 1: CBD Regulations Lag Newly-Loosened Hemp Laws. Seg. 2: The Plot Against George Washington. | KCUR

Seg. 1: CBD Regulations Lag Newly-Loosened Hemp Laws. Seg. 2: The Plot Against George Washington.

Jan 17, 2019

Segment 1: Some CBD advocates claim medicinal benefits, but research is still nominal. 

The market for CBD is growing, and a large number of shops have sprouted up around Kansas City. Users claim it helps with anxiety, Alzheimer's, and plenty other pains, but medical testing and research is still catching up to newly loosened law concerning the hemp-derived product. We discussed safety concerns and expectations for the future of this new emerging industry.

Segment 2, beginning at 23:06: Author Brad Meltzer reveals an event that could have changed the course of American history.

In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, soldiers handpicked to serve as bodyguards launched a deadly plot against the man who would become our country's first president. Today, we discussed this little-known  untold story that was almost lost in history.