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1937 Marijuana Tax Act
March 31, 2020

1937 Marijuana Tax Act

With the passing of the Farm Bill in 2018, the US government legalized industrial hemp, and CBD (cannabidiol) is now widely available. But this isn’t the first time hemp has been legal or carefully regulated by the government. The 1937 Marihuana Tax Act was an important, if painful, part of hemp history. 

There’s a lot to be learned from the Marihuana Tax Act, especially if we don’t want to repeat the egregious mistakes of the past. So, let’s dive in and find out why this piece of history is just as important today as it was in 1937.

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Boosting Your Immune System with CBD: Coronavirus Edition
March 16, 2020

Boosting Your Immune System with CBD: Coronavirus Edition

Let’s face it, there’s a lot of uncertainty right now. Every day brings new information--some good and some bad, but all of it is overwhelming. That’s why we wanted to take a moment and talk about the simple, everyday things you can do to stay healthy and avoid both catching the Coronavirus and spreading it to others.

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What Are Adaptogens and Is Hemp an Adaptogen
March 08, 2020

What Are Adaptogens and Is Hemp an Adaptogen?

Adaptogens have been used for centuries. Now, they’re having a massive resurgence. But should hemp be considered an adaptogen? If you’re curious about the world of adaptogens, get ready to take some notes. Welcome to Adaptogens 101!

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10 Medicinal Mushrooms
March 03, 2020

10 Medicinal Mushrooms + Dutch Cocoa + CBD = Best Hot Chocolate

Mushrooms are more than just odd-looking fungi that occasionally grow in your yard. There are currently well over 10,000 types of mushrooms. Scientists believe that's just a fraction, many have yet to be discovered. In fact, most edible mushrooms are considered a superfood because of the health benefits they provide. So, before you pick the mushrooms off of your pizza, read on to learn the details of their awesomeness, including our favorite mushroom and CBD-infused hot cocoa!

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CBD and Chronic Pain
February 21, 2020

5 Ways CBD Can Help You Manage Chronic Pain

We all experience pain at some point or another. Maybe it’s a sprained ankle, a headache, or even just muscle soreness from an intense workout. Chronic pain, however, is a completely different beast. The physical and mental toll that chronic pain causes can be debilitating and isolating.

So if you're tired of daily aches, spasms, or soreness, then you should consider using CBD to help manage your chronic pain.

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Can CBD fight Opioid Addiction
February 13, 2020

Can CBD Help Fight Opioid Addiction?

Opioids help many manage chronic pain, but the repercussions can be devastating. Could CBD offer a solution for those suffering from the opioid crisis? We won’t pretend that CBD will miraculously cure people of opioid addictions, but it may provide a boost to help people overcome some of the hurdles. Let's check it out.

 

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Can CBD Reduce Inflammation
February 02, 2020

Can CBD Reduce Inflammation?

If you haven’t tried CBD for your inflammation, you could be living with unnecessary pain and discomfort.

 

Inflammation can sound pretty scary, but it’s your body's natural response to several different situations. When your body doesn’t STOP being inflamed though, it can be very painful and uncomfortable. Luckily, CBD can help! Whether or not you’re dealing with minor aches caused by inflammation or painful chronic inflammation, keep reading to decide whether or not CBD is right for you.

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How to read a Certificate of Analysis COA
January 28, 2020

How to Read a COA

You should always check the quality of your CBD products by reading the COA (certificate of analysis). In the most basic sense, this document tells you what’s in a CBD product. But, if you’re not familiar with it, it can seem pretty daunting. So today we’re explaining what that document is and how to understand it.

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Cannabinoids CBGa, CBG, CBC, CBV, THCA
January 22, 2020

The "Other" Cannabinoids

If you’re not familiar with the COA (Certificate of Analysis) of your favorite CBD brand, you will be after this. This document should be from a third-party lab, and it should be an in-depth analysis of everything inside the product. There’s lots of information on there, but after reading about the other cannabinoids, you might want to take a peek.

Most people get pretty hyped up about CBD, but did you know there are several OTHER cannabinoids? Let's check them out in our ultimate guide!

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CBD Tea
January 14, 2020

Everything You Need to Know about CBD Tea

There’s nothing better than a warm cup of tea after a long day. Relaxing on the couch with a book and a mug filled with your favorite blend is an ideal way to unwind. You probably already know that when it comes to teas, there are a plethora of different options to choose from. There’s herbal tea, green tea, black tea… the list could go on and on. But did you know that there is also such a thing as CBD tea?

If you want to learn more about CBD tea and its benefits, keep reading the sections below.

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CBD for Mood Disorders
January 10, 2020

Can CBD Help with Mood Disorders?

Mood disorders are some of the most misunderstood mental health issues because they’re hard to diagnose. There are prescription medications that can help, and for some people, these are exactly what they need!

But for others, they’re either not the right option...or they’re just not enough. CBD has helped people with a wide variety of issues, but can it help those with mood disorders?

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5 Reasons you should be using CBD Oil
January 06, 2020

5 Reasons You Should be Using CBD Oil

Hopefully, by now you know that CBD (cannabidiol) is the non-psychoactive cannabinoid that promotes health benefits without the side-effects of prescription drugs. Some are taking it to help them sleep, to lessen anxiety and pain, and some are even using it to soothe neurological issues. For maximum CBD perks, however, you should consider using CBD Oil.

If you need the maximum healing benefits of CBD, then you should be using CBD Oil. Don’t believe us? Here are 5 reasons why you should!

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How long does CBD Stay in your system
December 31, 2019

How Long Does CBD Stay in Your System?

Even after the effects have worn off, CBD can still be in your system. But how long exactly? 

 

This is important information to be aware of. Like maybe you’re worried about CBD showing up on a pre-employment drug screening. Or you don't want CBD to mix with a medication you're about to take.

 

No matter the reason, read on to discover the key tips to help you figure out how long CBD may stay in your system.

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CBD and Mental Clarity
December 27, 2019

CBD and Mental Clarity

Compared with mainstream medicines, CBD offers a uniquely holistic healing effect — in addition to easing physical ailments like aches and pains, this powerful compound also benefits the mind.

While mountains of research still need to be tackled, early findings indicate that CBD helps to improve focus and clear away the dreaded brain fog, helping users to maintain a high degree of mental clarity and flexibility. 

 

These benefits aren’t due to any one specific property of CBD, but rather to a combination of many of CBD’s diverse effects. To stimulate your brain, we’ve outlined a few of these factors below.

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How much CBD Oil Should I give my Dog
December 23, 2019

How Much CBD Oil Should I Give My Dog?

Did you know that CBD oil is not just good for you but your dog too?

This is phenomenal news for dog breeds prone to anxiety, for older dogs with joint pain, and it’s especially good news for dog owners who don’t want to see their furry friends in pain. But how much CBD Oil does your dog need? 

 

Just like with people, it varies. Different size dogs will require different doses. Plus, some dogs might not need a lot of CBD for them to start feeling better. We’ve put together a few key points to consider to help you figure it out.

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CBD for Pain Relief
December 19, 2019

CBD for Fast and Effective Pain Relief

Like an obnoxious party guest or your lout of an uncle, pain can be a real pain in the butt. When it shows up, it reduces an otherwise fun, productive, or exciting day into a real disappointment. The trouble with pain is that it has many sprawling effects. Pain can be debilitating, especially when it becomes continuous or chronic due to injuries, diseases, or disorders.

 

Thankfully, scientists are working to uncover new remedies and methods to mitigate pain. One of the most promising avenues they are exploring deals with Cannabidiol, or CBD. 

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CBD Books
December 14, 2019

The 5 Must-Read CBD Books

If you’re prepping to journey into the lush green fields of this beneficial cannabinoid, we’re here to kickstart your journey with our favorite books on the subject. From the curious observer to the dedicated CBD and cannabis advocate, there’s something for everyone in our list of the best books on CBD.

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CBD Tinctures and Oils
December 12, 2019

CBD Tinctures and Oils: What's the Difference and Why it Matters

In the burgeoning world of Cannabinol products, buzz words and lazy definitions dominate the web. New terms mix with old ones, creating hybrid meanings that confuse reads and experts. Tincture, infusion, maceration--what are the differences? All the jargon aside, it boils down to dissolving herbs in high proof alcohol. Surprisingly, tinctures aren’t a new term, nor are they complicated. By the end of this article, you'll know exactly what a tincture is, and more importantly, what it isn't. 

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Vaping CBD
December 10, 2019

Vaping CBD: Is There a Thing as Too Much?

Vaping is one of the most common methods of cannabidiol (CBD) consumption around the world. And although vaporizers have been around since the 1960s, it’s only recently that hemp consumers have enjoyed them. But my big question is this: Is vaping CBD a healthy choice for non-smokers? The short answer is… maybe not. In this article, I explain why. 

 

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CBD affect Cancer
December 07, 2019

How Does CBD Affect Cancer?

Almost everywhere you look, there's more and more information about the positive effects of cannabidiol (CBD). Research has shown that CBD is effective in treating a variety of different ailments, from insomnia to anxiety. In addition, there's new research that suggests CBD may be a potential antitumor drug. But how exactly does CBD interact with cancer cells? Let's take a look.

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CBD and pregnancy
December 03, 2019

Can CBD Help You Get Pregnant?

While more research must be done to draw any absolute conclusions about CBD’s effect on a couple getting and staying pregnant, there has been some research that shows that CBD may have a positive effect on fertility. So let's answer the big question: Can CBD help you get pregnant?

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Is CBD Oil Safe During Pregnancy?
December 01, 2019

Is CBD Oil Safe During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a beautiful time in a woman’s life, but it can also be a very uncomfortable, stressful and nauseating time in a woman’s life, too.

It usually brings on a slew of symptoms, sometimes even before you see the two lines on a positive pregnancy test. Although there are prescription medications that you can take to help manage some of these symptoms, you may be interested in knowing that there may be a more natural remedy available as well - CBD.

To learn more about the many potential perks of CBD oil during pregnancy, check out the information below!

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The Endocannabinoid System:  Your Top Questions Answered
November 26, 2019

The Endocannabinoid System: Your Top Questions Answered

Over the last several decades, scientists and physicians have explored how cannabis affects the body and mind. One of the most important discoveries from this research has been the endocannabinoid system. Commonly called the ECS, this system was first identified in the early 1990s and is responsible for the healing and relaxing effects associated with cannabis and CBD.

If you’re interested in how CBD can provide you beneficial and healing effects, it pays to understand the basics of this fascinating system.

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CBD Oil for Depression
November 24, 2019

CBD Oil for Depression

When you’re depressed, you would do almost anything to feel better. But even with that desperate desire to overcome depression, you might be reluctant to try medication. That’s understandable as many antidepressants come with a wide range of unpleasant side effects such as libido suppression, nausea, and weight gain.

CBD oil, in contrast, has very few side effects. Although the research on CBD oil and depression is sparse, it’s promising. In combination with psychotherapy, CBD oil may help relieve some depression symptoms. Read on to see what the research has found so far on CBD and depression. 

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