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Legislative and FDA Approvals for CBD Products, An Overview

The Difference Between Pharmaceutical Grade and Food Grade CBD With the passing of the 2014 Farm Bill, CBD derived from industrial hemp became legal in for a very narrow set of hemp cultivation activities. The legislation indicated that it is legal to grow hemp under a state pilot program or for academic research. It is […]
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Important Discoveries of CBD Cancer Research

Man has cultivated cannabis since Neolithic times. It was used for fiber and rope production, recreational purposes and as an excellent therapeutic agent. After multiple decades of research, scientists studying the effects of marijuana as a therapeutic agent and possibly one that could cure illness, made several important discoveries. First, they identified the active ingredients […]
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How CBD Works

For reference, cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol, commonly known as THC are two natural compounds found in plants of the Cannabis genus. CBD is primarily found in the hemp plant and THC is the main psychoactive compound in marijuana. As early as the third millennium BC, Chinese texts described the usefulness of extracts of the hemp […]
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CBD Cancer Research

The cannabis sativa plant can grow wild in mild, tropical climates around the world. When dried, the buds and leave of the different varieties of the plant are called marijuana; however, other common names are pot, grass, cannabis, ganja, hemp, hash, and weed. For centuries, marijuana has been used as an herbal remedy. Today, two […]
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Canada Legalizes Marijuana, is the United States Next?

According to a Gallup poll conducted during the first ten days of October of 2018, two in three Americans are now supporting the legalization of marijuana. This poll finished just a week before Canada became the second country in the world to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Uruguay was the first country in the […]
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What You May Not Know About CBD Cancer Research

Smoking marijuana or ingesting it can make you feel relaxed or “high”. Why is that? Tetrahydrocannabinol, also called THC, is the chemical responsible for marijuana’s psychological effects. Marijuana contains anywhere from 5-30% THC content. Hemp, on the other hand, is regulated to only contain a max THC level of 0.3%, essentially making it impossible to […]
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