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CBD for Pets – Understanding the craze

We love our pets.  Some people forego traditional family expansion for raising “fur babies” instead.  Raising pets like they are members of our families means we go the extra mile for them.  Especially when it comes time to address their health problems.  Unfortunately, most pet owners must watch as their companions languish at the end […]

Pre-workout CBD – Your new gym bag secret weapon

It’s not uncommon to hear and read headlines about cannabidiol, or CBD, and its at times seemingly miraculous healing properties.  Even our most vulnerable like young children with a deadly form of epilepsy are making history as CBD helps them.  However, not all users of CBD are the terminally ill.  Many are healthy, wellness conscious […]

CBD Shopping Guide – Choosing the best product for your concern

The world of CBD products is a vast one, and rapidly increasing to boot.  For both existing  users and curious consumers alike the choices can be overwhelming.  Not to mention certain CBD applications are better for specific ailments than others.  A better understanding of the most popular forms and vessels for CBD administration will help […]

CBD for Pain – Does it work?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is making headlines for its historic successes in treating epilepsy.  Only recently did the FDA approve a pure CBD drug to treat rare forms of the disease for children over 2 years old.  However, while this monstrosity of a chronic condition certainly deserves our attention, CBD used to be famous for more […]

CBD for Social Anxiety – Understanding the Disorder, Comparing Research

Chances are, there is someone in our life right now struggling with some form of anxiety.  It is a common mental health disorder in the USA, with up to 18% of the population suffering at any moment.  It takes many different forms.  Sometimes, traumatic events spark a new wiring in the brain.  Other times, it […]

Hemp for Freedom! – A brief American history of hemp

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Happy 4th of July!  While you’re out in the backyard, forming hamburger patties, lighting fireworks, and taking hemp CBD, remember something.  While hemp has only been legal in the United States for the past 4 years, the American history of hemp in our beautiful land predates the colonies.  It may seem novel, but there’s nothing […]

CBG, CBC, CBN: Oh my! – A look at the full spectrum

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With so much global focus and attention on CBD, it’s easy to forget that cannabidiol (CBD)  is just one of dozens of cannabinoids.  In fact, to date, there are over 80 known cannabinoids naturally occurring cannabis.  Some of these molecules have their own healthful properties, while others act in similar fashions to cannabidiol.  Regardless, when […]

FDA Approves CBD Drug for First Time Ever

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This is history in the making.  For the first time ever, the Federal Drug Administration approved a drug featuring an active component from cannabis.  Epidiolex, which has been in Stage 3 testing since 2015, is now approved as a prescription treatment for two rare and lethal forms of epilepsy: Dravet’s and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.  Finally, the […]

Cannabis vs. Hemp CBD – Is there a difference?

It’s only been 4 years of federal permission to grow hemp within America’s bounds.  Since then, the market demand for hemp products seems to be growing at exponential rates.  No product is in such high demand as CBD, cannabidiol, present in the leaves and stalks of industrial hemp.  CBD is becoming increasingly famous for its therapeutic […]

CBD for Children – The controversy rattling the parenting community

Nothing sparks a fire inside a parent like an accusation of bad parenting.  Everyone thinks their way is the right way.  We hear all about them: Tiger moms vs. helicopter parents, public vs. private education, etc. etc.  Parents and caregivers are responsible for making the decisions the children are too young to make for themselves.  […]