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CBD 101: Basic Cannabidiol Education

Chalkboard, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: If you are new to CBD, or cannabidiol, and find yourself having questions, you’re not alone. CBD is an all-natural compound found in the cannabis plant. Scientists are rapidly discovering more and more about the rather amazing abilities of the cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, and most of them have shown therapeutic value.… Read More
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Will Using CBD Make Me Test Positive On A Drug Test?

Blood Testing Sample, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Many prospective CBD users are concerned about drug testing, including pre-employment drug-testing. While both CBD and THC comes from the same place, they are different substances and will react differently to drug tests. To test for marijuana use, a Cannabinoid Screen and Confirmation (Urine) may be used.… Read More
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Making Hydrophobic Cannabidiol (CBD) Water Soluble

Athletic Man Drinking Water, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Cannabinoids like CBD and THC are hydrophobic, which means they are oily and tend to repel water or fail to mix with it. With the help of a little science, we can make CBD form that is nearly water-soluble. CBD water is made using a process where sound waves break up CBD clusters into micro-sized particles that are smaller than 100 nanometers. … Read More
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Quitting Smoking With Cannabidiol (CBD)

Quit Smoking Concept, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, CBD reduced the consumption of cigarettes by tobacco users by 40%. While the research is still limited and new, it is promising. In this article, we discuss nicotine use in the United States, nicotine dependence, the symptoms of nicotine use and withdrawal, and quitting smoking with CBD.… Read More
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Managing Diabetes With Cannabidiol (CBD)

Diabetes Concept, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Diabetes is a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. If you are someone you love is afflicted with diabetes, you aren’t alone. Over 100 million American adults — about 1/3 of the population — are currently living with either type 1 or type two 2, and another 84.1 million are pre-diabetic. … Read More
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Addiction and Inhibiting the Reward Pathway with CBD

Group Therapy In Rehab, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), in 2014, 21.5 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use disorder, and almost 80% of individuals suffering also used alcohol. CBD could be a promising treatment method for people living with addiction, according to Yasmin Hurd, a neuroscientist, and director of the Addiction Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.… Read More
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CBD Vs. THC: Comparing And Contrasting Cannabinoids

Summary: With the growing popularity of CBD and more and more states legalizing medical marijuana, it is only natural that consumers will have new questions. CBD is found primarily in extractions from the hemp plant, while THC is found primarily in medical marijuana. In this article, we discuss the differences between the cannabinoids CBD and THC, the differences between hemp and marijuana, psychoactivity and how to avoid getting “high”, therapeutic uses, and legality.… Read More
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Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), And Cannabidiol (CBD)

Woman Sleeping on Couch, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: On average Americans sleep 6.9 hours each night. While sleep requirements do vary from person to person, most healthy adults need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night to function optimally. Simple stated, most of aren’t getting the sleep we need. Further compounding the issue are sleep disorders, such as insomnia and chronic fatigue syndrome, which affect 70 million people in the US.… Read More
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Is It Legal To Purchase CBD In My State?

Gavel and Scale, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: CBD, the acronym for cannabidiol, is a compound of the cannabis plant that’s become increasingly popular in recent years due to its promising medical uses, legality, and lack of psychoactive effects. It has become seemingly ubiquitous, and it sometimes feels like just about everyone is trying it. … Read More
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New Study: CBD Successfully Treats Psychosis

Man Laying on Psychiatrists Couch, Credit: Stock PhotographySummary: Of the nearly 4 million victims who suffer from the disease, it’s estimated that nearly 50% of them will receive no treatment. This is due in large part to the extremely high expense of medications, as well as a lack of health care availability to a majority of sufferers. The numbers are staggering, but what if there was another, more cost-effective and even all-natural option?… Read More