Hemp for CBD versus Industrial Hemp: What's the Difference?

Hemp for CBD versus Industrial Hemp: What's the Difference?

Madison Marcy
So, What is Cannabis? For those new to CBD, it is often hard to grasp the difference between traditional cannabis sold at dispensaries and that of...
Developmental Disabilities, Brain Injury, and CBD

Developmental Disabilities, Brain Injury, and CBD

Chris Howard
In general, those with developmental disabilities or traumatic brain injury and their guardians look to CBD for relief after running the gauntlet of conventional therapies and becoming discouraged by distressing adverse effects. Many of these individuals do find relief with CBD products, and find that their relief comes without any unwanted side effects.
Can I Drink Alcohol While Taking CBD

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

DiscoverCBD.com Administrator

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. 

Neurogenesis: How Cannabinoids May Affect the Brain's Ability to Grow New Neurons  and Why It Matters

Neurogenesis: How Cannabinoids May Affect the Brain's Ability to Grow New Neurons and Why It Matters

Chris Howard
There appears to be a growing body of evidence that cannabinoids, including CBD, exert a direct influence on our ability to grow new neurons in the area of our brains involved in memory, learning, and emotions (and possibly even morality). These findings have important implications in the treatment of Alzheimer's and other conditions, and this area of research will doubtlessly expand in coming years.
Who Cares About Broad-spectrum CBD?

Who Cares About Broad-spectrum CBD?

Chris Howard
Broad-spectrum products - which contain everything from the plant except for the THC - may be the ideal middle-of-the-road solution for consumers looking to avoid THC while getting the most out of their CBD.
Theobroma Cacao, CBD, cannabinoids

Facts and Myths Concerning Non-cannabis Cannabinoids

Chris Howard
Fact: it is a myth that the same cannabinoids present in cannabis naturally occur in human breast milk or cacao, despite false claims made by some print and online publications. It’s a great headline, but it isn’t true. Let’s go deeper into the facts.