Category Archives: CBD

Does the Farm Bill Legalize CBD, Too? Not Exactly

President Trump is expected to sign the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018—also known as the farm bill—later this week, after Congress approved the measure on Wednesday. CBD is now a lot less illegal. But don’t wave it in the face of a DEA agent. With that signature, hemp will become legal nationwide. And cannabidiol (CBD) […]

The 24 Best CBD Products in America

2018 is wrapping up, and we can’t help but reflect on the changing and evolving attitudes and laws surrounding cannabis. We’re particularly in awe of the recent explosion of CBD products. For the first time ever, it’s possible to live everyday fully infused with CBD– something we recommend everyone do because self-care is self-love. As […]

Patients Line Up for Dispensary Openings in Iowa

Medical marijuana patients lined up outside Iowa’s first dispensaries on Saturday morning, eager to finally access the medicine legally in the Hawkeye State. Dispensaries opened in Council Bluffs, Davenport, Sioux City, Windsor Heights, and Waterloo. MedPharm is manufacturing all of the state’s legal cannabis products, which include capsules, tinctures, and creams. No cannabis flower, concentrates, […]

Mexico Greenlights Country’s First 38 Cannabis Products

The CBD craze is officially coming to Mexico. The country’s Federal Commission for Protection Against Sanitary Risks (their version of the US Food and Drug Administration) last week approved 38 products containing the popular, nonintoxicating cannabinoid. Products including gummies, capsules, topicals, and even an infused energy drink will soon be available to consumers and medical […]

How Select CBD Pairs Cannabinoids and Aromatherapy in Vape Pens

Cannabidiol—which you probably know better as CBD—is having a big moment. The non-intoxicating component of cannabis is gaining popularity for treating a variety of symptoms and conditions thanks to its ease of use, lack of side effects, and easy availability. And as cannabis gains more widespread acceptance, scientific studies are starting to back up the […]

CBD Isolate From the Internet: Is It Worth the High?

A lot of people ask me about hemp-derived CBD and ordering CBD products online. I encourage them to look for full-spectrum, CBD-dominant cannabis—it tends to deliver a higher quality experience through the “entourage effect.” But knowing that not everyone has safe access to cannabis-derived CBD, it dawned on me that I should have a better […]

CBD FAQ with New Hemp Manufacturer Populum

What is Hemp Oil? Hemp oil contains a significant amount cannabidiol, but also other things like essential vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, terpenes, flavonoids, and over 80 other non-pychoactive cannabinoids that interact with your endocannabinoid system to help with homeostasis (bodily balance). How is it taken from the plant? Hemp oil is extracted from the plant […]

Unique CBD Products for a Healthy Lifestyle

CBD has gained a reputation for being a healthy addition to any lifestyle. And for good reason: it contains anti-inflammatory properties that can calm a number of ailments from Crohn’s disease to PTSD, while also having the ability to soothe tired joints and painful muscles. If you’ve been considering CBD for a boost in your […]

‘Walking Dead’ star Norman Reedus launches fundraiser for pediatric medical marijuana patients

(photo courtesy Flickr.com/gageskidmore) Norman Reedus is taking some time off from being a crossbow-wielding zombie slayer to help kids in need of medical cannabis treatment. The popular star from AMC’s The Walking Dead television series recently started a fundraiser at SavingSophie.org to support expanding research into cannabinoid therapy for pediatric cancer, reports Marijuana Moment. Every […]

Indica vs. Sativa Cannabis Strains: Which Produces More THC or CBD?

Raise your hand if you’ve heard someone say, “Indica strains produce more CBD and sativas have more THC.” Or maybe you’ve heard that claim in reverse. But which is true? According to cannabis lab testing data, neither is. At least not in any significant way that could explain the perceived difference between these two cannabis […]