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Q&A: "Can I Drink Alcohol While Taking CBD?"

Posted by Chris Howard on

It’s not uncommon for customers to ask us, “Is it safe to drink while I’m taking CBD?” The short answer is “Yes, but you may get drunk more quickly than you’re used to. If you want to avoid this effect, you may want to wait until after drinking to take the CBD.”

The long answer delves into the pharmacology of drug metabolism, dopamine and reward, and emerging research elucidating CBD’s broad range of effects. 

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Get Involved: CBD Clinical Trials

Posted by Corey Hartley on

Research into the effects of cannabinoids, including cannabidiol, continues to progress into exploring an astonishing variety of systems and disorders. Although government restrictions on cannabis research hindered advancement until very recently, currently research has been blooming. If you would like to take part in this research and further our understanding of the biological mechanisms underlying the relief provided by the endocannabinoid system - check out the current clinical trials involving CBD. Many are currently recruiting participants all across the country - you could get involved!

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CBD and Addiction

Posted by Melinda Bloch on

Addiction can come in many shapes, forms and degrees of severity. Addiction refers to wanting something despite the consequences. You can be mildly addicted to exercise and just push your body too far and end up fatigued day after day. Someone addicted to illicit or prescription drugs can have a worse time because even if they decide to stop, they start to experience withdrawal. Often times the symptoms of withdrawal can be life threatening such as increased risk of heart attacks, seizures, hallucinations, depression, difficulty breathing and delirium. As the opioid epidemic plagues most of America, patients are already trying to quit their...

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