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Wednesday rundown: IU takes on Duke, IFC suspension updates, Retailers have 60 days to get rid of CBD, All Campus bands perform

IU takes on Duke

IU Coach Archie Miller is interviewed on the Big Ten Network after the Hoosiers' game against the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Nov. 24 at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers beat the Eagles, 87-67. Evan De Stefano

For the first time since 2013, the No. 1 ranked college basketball team in the country will come to Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall to play IU. The Duke Blue Devils are in town for a 9:30 p.m. game, a moment IU senior forward Collin Hartman said he returned to school to be a part of. Read more here.


IFC suspension updates

Andrew Cowie, president of the Interfraternity Council, in an interview with the IDS in March 2017. Matt Rasnic

A meeting composed of both the Interfraternity Council Executive Board and all chapter presidents was held on Nov. 27 where they unanimously decided to suspend social and new member fraternity activities. A statement by IFC President Andrew Cowie said the council is committed to holding their members to a higher standard and creating an environment that allows its members to succeed. Check out our updated report. Read more here.


Retailers have 60 days to get rid of CBD

The medication high on cannabidiol, or CBD, and low on the psychoactive THC, is used to treat epilepsy, seizures and muscle spasticity. Gov. Eric Holcomb said in a statement Tuesday that Indiana retailers who sell CBD products would get a 60-day window to continue selling the substance without confiscation or legal trouble. Tribune News Service

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Tuesday morning that retailers selling CBD oils had a 60-day window before facing potential legal problems. Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol, THC for short and the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis, CBD is a non-psychoactive chemical used by some to treat pain, seizures and other medical ailments. 

It is typically derived from industrial hemp, a low-potency variation of the cannabis plant. The governor signed legislation earlier this year to authorize the licensed use of CBD for treatment-resistant epilepsy. Read more here.


All Campus bands perform

Sophomore drummer Jarred Rusin strikes up a solo jazz beat from Soweto Kinch's "Never Ending" on Tuesday evening at Ford-Crawford Hall. The All-Campus Jazz Ensembles and Combos is directed by Ana Nelson and Barclay Moffitt. Steven Lin

The soothing sound of jazz music filled Ford-Crawford Hall Tuesday night as members of the The All Campus Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combos performed. All Campus bands provide an opportunity for students who are non-music majors, but who would like to continue their music studies to practice and perform. Read more here.

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