How CBD Can Help During Cold & Flu Season

Do you know how CBD works? Your body uses cannabinoids to upregulate the ECS – endocannabinoid system and help stimulate and regulate the pathways beyond the ECS. CBD has 65 known targets for activity in the body and brain beyond cannabinoid receptors. Your Endocannabinoid System Your body's cannabinoid receptors, also called CB receptors, are the basis of your immune response. CB receptors are spread all over your body and there are more of these than any other type of receptor. It is your body's intuitive orders that respond to cannabinoids (i.e., CBD) to activate CB receptors where inflammation is [...]

By |2021-02-11T11:16:47-07:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: CBD News|0 Comments

MLB Removes CBD Ban

Professional baseball players are now allowed to smoke cannabis without fearing any penalties. On December 12, 2019, Major League Baseball (MLB) made the decision to eliminate all cannabis products from their drugs of abuse list. Moving forward, the MLB is now treating cannabis in the same manner as they do alcohol. In addition to this, they've also made the decision to start testing for opioids and cocaine. They made the announcement together with the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA). Both announced "natural cannabinoids", which includes CBD and marijuana, are no longer banned, and they've dropped any marijuana use-related [...]

By |2021-02-11T10:21:35-07:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: CBD News|0 Comments

What Variety of Hemp Should I Grow?

One of the first things a potential hemp grower must decide is what type of hemp to grow. There are three main types of hemp production: Grain/seed, fiber, and CBD. Each uses different seed varieties, equipment and techniques, and end markets, and requires different amounts of land, labor, equipment, nutrients, and weed and pest control. Very briefly, this is what you need to know about each type of hemp crop. Hemp for CBD These cultivars are very bushy, and may reach heights of 6 to 12 feet. These plants are grown and harvested for cannabidiol (CBD) which has many [...]

By |2021-01-20T10:45:12-07:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: CBD News|0 Comments

Can CBD Help Athletic Performance?

For high-level athletes, and those of us who strive to reach such heights, the search for performance-enhancing substances is eternal and challenging. Supplements have to conform to anti-doping laws, be safe, and preferably natural. Enter CBD, or cannabidiol. CBD is currently creating ripples among athletes, who claim benefits as varied as accelerated recovery from injury, sounder sleep, and reduced muscle pain. Although many organizations regard cannabis’ other main cannabinoid, THC, an illicit substance, the World Anti-Doping Agency permits the use of pure CBD isolate. CBD is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid with anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, anti-anxiety, and analgesic properties, and could represent [...]

By |2021-01-06T10:23:48-07:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: CBD News|0 Comments

10 CBD Facts Every User Should Know

Cannabidiol (CBD), the second-most prominent-cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant, has seen a meteoric rise in the wellness market for offering a wide variety of purported health benefits without causing intoxication or side effects. According to a 2019 survey from Gallup, 1 in 7 Americans, or 14%, use some form of CBD, mostly for medicinal purposes. As CBD's presence continues to grow, consumers and patients are becoming more curious about the ins and outs of this therapeutic cannabis derivative. Despite the growing popularity of CBD products, there is still a fair amount of misinformation surrounding this non-intoxicating cannabis compound, [...]

By |2021-01-08T16:18:13-07:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: CBD News|0 Comments

Cannabis Seeds 101: A Guide For Growers

Cannabis is grown from one of two sources: a seed or a clone. Seeds carry genetic information from two parent plants that can be expressed in numerous different combinations, some like the mother, some like the father, and many presenting various traits from both. Generally, commercial cannabis producers will plant many seeds of one strain and choose the best plant. They will then take clones from that individual plant to get consistent genetics for mass production. But for the typical homegrower, it may be easier to obtain seeds rather than clones. Growing from seed can produce a stronger plant [...]

By |2020-12-23T12:36:44-07:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: CBD News|0 Comments

Small-Batch Anti-Anxiety CBD Cookie Recipe

A four-cookie batch featuring CBD oil, dark chocolate and nuts. Prep Time: 10min Total Time: 25min Makes 4 Cookies Ingredients: 2 tbsp. unsalted butter , softened 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg yolk 1/2 tsp vanilla 20 mg CBD oil 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 tsp baking soda 1/8 tsp salt 3 tbsp. dark chocolate chips 3 tbsp. finely copped Brazil nuts 3 tbsp. pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp. flaxseed Instructions: Position rack in center of oven, then preheat to 325F. Mix butter with sugar in a medium bowl until creamy. Stir in egg yolk, vanilla and CBD [...]

By |2020-12-30T17:39:33-07:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: CBD News|0 Comments

Stages Of The Marijuana Plant Growth Cycle

Cannabis plants, like all living things, go through a series of stages as they grow and mature. If you’re interested in cultivating cannabis, it’s especially important to understand the changes a plant undergoes during its life cycle, as each stage of growth requires different care. Different stages call for different amounts of light, nutrients, and water. They also help us decide when to prune and train the plants. Determining a plant’s sex and overall health rely on stages of growth as well. How long does it take to grow a marijuana plant? Generally speaking, it takes anywhere from 14-32 [...]

By |2020-12-30T17:44:10-07:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: CBD News|0 Comments

CBD Gummies 101: Everything To Know About This Product

What are CBD Gummies? Available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and flavors, CBD gummies are edibles that contain only cannabidiol oil and have below 0.3% THC. CBD gummies provide a simple and discreet way of consumption for users with no psychoactive effects. What is CBD? "CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a chemical compound from the cannabis sativa plant, which is also known as marijuana or hemp", according to the US National Library of Medicine. It's a naturally occurring substance that's being used in many health and wellness products. Unlike its cousin, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the major active [...]

By |2020-12-30T17:45:59-07:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: CBD News|0 Comments

10 CBD Flower Strains That Our Users Love

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is the second most common cannabinoid found in cannabis. Unlike its euphoric sister, THC (or tetrahydrocannabinol), CBD plays it cool, offering relaxing, non-intoxicating effects that lend themselves to a variety of personal and medicinal uses. Because CBD lacks the stoney side effects typical of high-THC strains, it’s a great choice for patients needing to keep a clear head while treating pain, nausea, headaches, stress, anxiety, muscle spasms, epilepsy, and more. It’s clear that many people have experienced the upsides of CBD, but with so many high-CBD strains hitting the market today, it can be difficult to [...]

By |2020-12-30T17:47:30-07:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: CBD News|0 Comments

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