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Should you vape CBD?

Posted by Sydney Parrish on

While CBD is gaining popularity, many people find themselves wondering "How should I use CBD?" There are several methods of consumption - and the options can sometimes be overwhelming, especially for a new user. We know that sublingual application (under the tongue) is the most efficient method due to all of the blood vessels living under our tongues, but do we know the pros and cons to vaporizing CBD?  Vaporizing is simply heating the product at a low & gentle temperature, generating a cloud of vapor. This method allows you to achieve small, regular doses of CBD in a discreet...

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CBD oil and RLS

Posted by Austin Angeleri on

Many people in the world suffer from Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) which is characterized by a disorder in a part of the nervous system resulting in the urge to move the legs (as well as other parts of the body). It is also sometimes considered a sleep disorder, because the uncomfortable and painful sensations in the legs often interfere with sleep. Cannabidiol (CBD) combined with Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been proven to help with sleep disorders as well as a variety of neuropathic pain symptoms. Sadly, there has been few clinical trials applying this medical cannabis treatment to RLS. However, there...

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Cannabis and CBD oil for Shingles

Posted by Sydney Parrish on

Shingles is a rash that can happen to anyone who had Chickenpox as a child. Unlike chickenpox, shingles in not contagious, but does cause painful symptoms such as headache, blistering, rashes, headaches, and unclear thinking throughout the day. There is unfortunately no cure for shingles, but there are treatments that can reduce the pain and symptoms. Many people turn to pain killers or other medications, creams and topicals, or many adjust their diet. One of the most popular natural ways to treat shingles is with the use of cannabis and/or CBD oil.                                       One of the reasons shingles is so...

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CBD oil and Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by Sydney Parrish on

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease that can potentially disable the brain and spinal cord. In MS, the immune system attacks the protective coating that covers nerve fibers and causes communication confusion between the brain and the rest of the body. Eventually, the nerves can deteriorate or become permanently damaged, resulting the loss of ability to walk in severe cases. Unfortunately, there is no cure for MS, but there are treatments that can help speed recovery from attacks. Corticosteroids and plasma exchange are the most popular treatments. However, side effects to those treatments may include insomnia, increased blood pressure, mood...

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What Rescheduling Marijuana Could Mean

Posted by Leah Concialdi on

Over the course of the last few months, the internet has been buzzing with speculation of the DEA potentially rescheduling marijuana from a Schedule I to Schedule II drug on July 1, 2016. Whether or not this happens is still up in the air. One of the first publications to break the story was the Santa Monica Observer citing that an anonymous DEA Lawyer representing the organization had disclosed the information that marijuana would be reclassified as a Schedule II drug this summer. The Washington Post also reported that the DEA had written a lengthy memo to lawmakers stating that...

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