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What is CBD?

CBD is short for cannabidiol. CBD has been shown to interact with the human body through the endocannabinoid system — a vast network of receptors which helps us maintain overall wellness and helps keep us in good health. Found in hemp, CBD is the most abundant of more than 80+ known naturally occurring cannabinoids. Specifically, CBD comes from...

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How Does CBD Work?

To understand how CBD works, it’s important to understand what the Endocannabinoid System is. The human Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a vast network of receptors spread throughout our entire body. It’s the body’s largest self regulatory system. Our ECS controls some of our most vital life functions, including our immune system, appetite,...

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Is CBD Addictive?

CBD use by itself does not appear to be addictive. Because CBD does not produce intoxicating effects, may be the reason that CBD, by itself, doesn’t appear to have addiction-related properties. Current scientific evidence does suggest that heavy cannabis use may increase the risk of dependence in some people. However, CBD does not have...

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What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana?

Hemp does not equal marijuana So what’s the difference between hemp and marijuana? Hemp and Marijuana are both members of the cannabis family. The main difference between hemp and marijuana is the amount of THC. Marijuana contains, THC, that’s the stuff responsible for producing a high. Hemp, on the other hand produces no euphoric effect and...

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Why is third party testing important?

Third party testing is critical to ensure consumers are getting a big quality product that meets all government regulations for purity and consistency. When reviewing label test results it’s important to make sure that all lab results coincide with product individual product batch numbers. Production dates ensure that tests are up to date. All of...

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What qualifies as non-pyschoactive?

Non-psychoactive means CBD products cannot contain more than .3% THC THC is the active ingredient in cannabis that produces a “high” or “intoxication”. Recreational cannabis typically contains high concentrations of THC generally anywhere from 10-25%. For medicinal CBD products to qualify as non-psychoactive and not produce a high or...

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Popular CBD Myths

From folks making wild claims (for or against) CBD to start-ups frivolously hawking CBD products in one form or another, it seems that everywhere you turn the subject of CBD is at the forefront. Like any wildly popular trend or burgeoning industry, misinformation (wether intentional or accidental) — can lead to misunderstanding. Following are a...

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An Introduction to Terpenes

What are terpenes? Terpenes are a large and diverse group of volatile oils that are found in numerous plants. They’re also what gives cannabis its signature scent and flavor. The cannabis plant contains over 200 varieties of terpenes. In fact, you already experience terpenes in your everyday life. Simply put, terpenes determine how things smell....

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