CBD and Anxiety

While it is normal to experience occasional anxiety, in excess can affect our quality of life. Anxiety disorders are defined by extreme fear or worry of everyday situations and can be debilitating.   Nearly 40 million people in the United States have an anxiety disorder and many are prescribed pharmaceuticals as treatment. While these drugs may be…

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Terpenes and their Role in Cannabis

If you’ve ever taken a whiff of cannabis, you’ll notice it has a distinct fragrance. Some strains have a heavy, dank scent while others are more uplifting, even fruity. These aromatics can be attributed to terpenes, but don’t reduce these compounds to just a scent. Terpenes play an important role in the consumption of cannabis.   …

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Understanding CBDa: The Precursor to CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the most highly recognized compounds of hemp. CBD shows potential as a treatment for numerous diseases and it has caught the attention of both researchers and the public. CBD is not the most prevalent compound in hemp, however.   The CBD compound starts as CBDa (cannabidiolic acid), the most prominent cannabinoid in the hemp plant.  …

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What is the Relationship Between CBD and Sleep?

We’ve all experienced it: a night of restless tossing and racing thoughts. Sometimes, the culprit is the anxiety (or excitement!) before a big event. Other times, however, there doesn’t seem to be a reason why we can’t get a good night’s rest. A large population struggles to fall asleep and stay asleep, and it can…

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Does CBD Hemp Oil Show up on a Drug Test?

Routine drug screening is common for many employers and professional organizations. Drug-testing programs are designed to detect the presence of alcohol, illicit drugs, or certain prescription drugs. Drug testing is required for federal employees and many private sectors have drug testing programs in place.  A drug-testing program should comply with local, state, and federal laws.…

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The Side Effects of CBD Hemp Oil

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While it has only popularized in the past five years or so, cannabidiol (CBD) has been researched for decades. Additionally, anecdotal evidence has shown us the possibilities of this hemp-derived compound. The safety profile of CBD has been confirmed through both scientific documentation and personal testimonies.  Unlike THC, the psychoactive compound in cannabis, CBD is…

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