Why you couldn’t buy CBD on Amazon until Jan 2019

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Update as of January 2019: When the 2019 Farm Bill passed in December 2018, it, among other things, legalized hemp products with less than 0.3% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). Shortly after, Amazon begin carrying a multitude of different CBD products from many different brands. However, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the myriad of options, […]

CBD and Sleep

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Why is Sleep So Good? Sleep plays an important role in your physical and mental health and is vital to living a balanced, happy, and productive life. Despite attempts to regularly get a full night’s rest, millions of Americans struggle to fall asleep each night due to conditions such as chronic pain, anxiety, and sleep […]

Does taking CBD prevent the “high” feeling from smoking cannabis (THC)?

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Our usual disclaimer: This is not, nor should it be construed, to be medical advice. The purpose of our Research Review series is to re-articulate the findings of research studies in an easy-to-understand manner. A study published in 2015 suggests no. In this small, early study, the researchers found that taking CBD 90 minutes before […]

Study: Nearly 70% of CBD extracts sold online are mislabeled

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A recent study from the prestigious Journal of American Medicine (JAMA) found that 70% of CBD products were mislabeled or misbranded. Marcel Bonn-Miller, PhD, an adjunct assistant professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and the lead author on the study, and his team identified, purchased, and analyzed 84 products from 31 different […]

The different ways you can take CBD: Vaping, Tinctures, Edibles, and Oral Capsules

There are several different ways to ingest CBD. Which one is best? Let’s take a closer look at each, but first, let’s talk bioavailability. Bioavailability is the extent and rate at which a substance enters and affects the body. For our purposes, bioavailability refers to the amount of CBD that can be successfully absorbed by […]

What you should know before using CBD for anxiety

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Disclaimer: Those who suspect they may have a disease or are seeking help for a specific disease should consult a qualified medical professional. CBD and Anxiety Anxiety sufferers need more options. Of the estimated 40 million Americans with anxiety disorders, almost two-thirds don’t receive treatment. But Big Pharma’s selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and benzodiazepine […]