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Tue
28
Jan

Don't Ignore Women In Weed

Five years ago the shelves of most dispensaries housed sugary edibles, strong concentrates and a selection of flower with as much THC as a grower could manage. The industry and its products were geared towards the male consumer who dominated the market.

Fast forward to 2020 and markets like California are seeing a rise of women-centric cannabis products and services -- low dose mints, high end topical oils and lotions, CBD bath balms, mini-joints with low levels of THC that everyone can enjoy.

Tue
28
Jan

Why Does CBD Work So Well?

If you’ve been following the news, you may have noticed that cannabidiol (CBD) is becoming a modern-day panacea. Hundreds of thousands of people are using CBD to regulate their stress and moods, to treat insomnia, to fight runaway inflammation and more — all without the “high” that can make regular treatment with cannabis impractical.

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Tue
28
Jan

Beware Of Fake Celebrity Cannabidiol Endorsements

A bunch of celebrities have been jumping on the medical and adult-use cannabis bandwagon. Where they haven’t; some have been pushed onto it – without permission.

The last thing a relatively new industry needs are snake-oil salesmen and shonky marketing tactics, particularly where that industry is focused on health and wellness.

Tue
28
Jan

Here Are Some Of The Weirdest Products Containing CBD

CBD is the latest wellness trend, one that makes appearances in the most unlikely products.

The use of CBD in the health and wellness products has been shown to be helpful in relieving pain and inflammation, as well as functioning as a natural sleep aid. However, in order for CBD to be effective, it needs to be taken either orally or topically in a manner where the CBD can actually get absorbed into the body.

Tue
28
Jan

Newest Cannabinoid Powerhouse – CBC – What Can It Do for You?

The ever-increasing cannabinoid family has new members coming in every day, and there’s reason to be excited as new research comes out about CBC.

In the last couple of years, CBD (cannabidiol) – a cannabis cannabinoid, has risen to prominence as an effective treatment for many suffering from medical issues like insomnia, anxiety, pain, depression, seizures, high blood sugars, pathogenic diseases, ADHD etc., and a possible answer to many other issues that still require more research like: different forms of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and even prion diseases. It seems like every day a new breakthrough is coming out about the use of CBD as a treatment.

Tue
28
Jan

Marijuana Stocks To Watch Going Into Next Month

As the end of January, approaches we are seeing that marijuana stocks are showing a bit more promise. With the new year underway, it seems as though there is a lot to look forward to. With 2019 ending on a slightly higher note than the rest of the year, many are waiting for pot stocks to begin a climb toward the future. 2019 was quite a tough year for marijuana stocks with many companies in the cannabis industry shooting down by substantial amounts in terms of value and market cap. 

Tue
28
Jan

The Year Ahead For CBD

To say that 2019 was a boom year for the CBD industry would be a massive understatement, and 2020 is primed to top the record sales and product innovation that have come to characterize this surging market.

Tue
28
Jan

There is No Proof Marijuana Use Lowers IQ

Cannabis users are no strangers to being judged based on unproven stereotypes. For decades we were told that marijuana use would kill our brain cells, fill our lungs with cancer and lead us down a road to harder drugs and eventually an early death. And while the Internet has done much to dispel those myths, the spread of information works both ways.

Mon
27
Jan

Here’s What We Know About CBD’s Effects On Varicose Veins

Research suggests CBD could help manage varicose veins via influence on the cardiovascular system.

Varicose or spider veins can be as upsetting as they are signaling to a larger issue in the body. The Chicago Vein Institute estimates that over 40 million people in the United States suffer from varicose veins.

Mon
27
Jan

Why CBD Stocks Could Soon Skyrocket

You might have thought that 2019 would be a great year for cannabidiol (CBD) stocks. I certainly did. After all, hemp-derived CBD was legalized in the U.S. in December 2018, when the 2018 Farm Bill passed both houses of Congress and was signed into law by the president.

But an ominous consumer warning by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in November caused marijuana stocks, especially those with CBD business in the U.S., to collapse. Now, though, there's a good reason to think that CBD stocks could soon skyrocket and not look back. Here's why.

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