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CBD Oil | Hemp, Marijuana and CBD

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CBD oil is the second most prevalent active ingredient of cannabis, or marijuana. However, the CBD oil sold in stores is derived directly from the hemp plant, a cousin of the marijuana plant. Although there is not much hereditary difference between cannabis and hemp, the plants’ flowers and leaves contain different amounts of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), […]

What Is CBD? How Is CBD Oil Used? What Method and Dosage of CBD Should You Take? Choosing a CBD Brand

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What Is CBD? There’s a lot of misunderstanding and misinformation out there about CBD, otherwise known as cannabidiol. As one of the active ingredients in cannabis, you’ll find it in medical marijuana, but it won’t get you “high.” As Harvard Health Publishing explains, this is because cannabidiol is “derived directly from the hemp plant, which is a […]

Cannabidiol reduces blood pressure in a randomized crossover study

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Epidemiological studies have shown a positive relationship between long-term stress and the development of cardiovascular disease (1). Factors like social isolation, low socioeconomic status, depression, stressful family and work life, and anxiety are associated with an increased risk of the development and accelerated progression of existing cardiovascular disease. Current European guidelines on the prevention of […]

How to Shop for CBD | Consumer Reports

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Thousands of the cannabis products line store shelves, but determining what’s safe is up to you. However, though 47 states have now legalized CBD from hemp, marijuana, or both, many don’t require any testing. And among those that do, the details vary considerably. As a result, consumers need to take matters into their own hands […]

Vaping Health Risks 2019 | Vox Science & Health

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In all, 28 cases of the vaping-related respiratory illness have been reported in Utah, part of a wave of 380 reported by 36 states and the US Virgin Islands since April, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) update on September 12. The new case count is lower than the 450 total CDC […]

Is CBD Legal? | Legality of CBD derived from HEMP

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There is a lot of confusion in the United States regarding cannabidiol (CBD). CBD by law is a legal extraction if it is derived from hemp. Hemp, according to law is defined as cannabis with very low tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the molecule that can cause a high when heated. On the contrary, CBD derived […]