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Is It Safe to Take CBD with Prescribed Medication?

Is It Safe to Take CBD with Prescribed Medication? Throughout this blog, we have discussed the various ways that organic CBD can help keep us healthy. Everyone is different and has different medical conditions. To treat these conditions, people have medication prescribed to them. In this post, we will be taking a look at whether it is safe to take CBD with prescribed medications.  What Does The Science Say?  Before we propped up the question for this blog, the researchers at Penn State College of Medicine at Hershey beat us to the punch.  With cannabis legalization debate sweeping the country,… Read More

Congress Votes to Allow Service Members to Use CBD

Congress Votes to Allow Military Service Members to Use CBD  In what is big news for those serving both domestic and abroad, the House of Representatives approved an amendment this week that permits the use of CBD products by military service members.  The bill was spearheaded by former presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). The bill states that the Secretary of defense cannot prohibit the use of products containing hemp or any product that is derived from hemp. It is fair game as long as the product meets the federal standards of hemp. The bill passed in the House by… Read More

Can CBD Help Battle Cocaine Addiction 

Can CBD Help Battle Cocaine Addiction  What if one of the best ways to attack cocaine addiction was by using marijuana? Well, not exactly. Recently, scientists have been studying 14 investigations from the last 5 years in which animals that consumed cocaine were administered CBD.  Choosing CBD Over Cocaine   According to the studies, CBD diminishes the likelihood that a person will choose to use cocaine. This is beyond preference, the science actually backs it up. CBD interferes with the dopamine that the brain releases. It also reduces the amount of reward stimulation that the brain releases.  To put it in… Read More

Scientist Call for More Studies Regarding CBD & COVID-19

Scientist Call for More Studies Regarding CBD & COVID-19 Some big news regarding the coronavirus pandemic and the CBD industry has recently surfaced. According to the University of Nebraska and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, researchers now believe CBD could diminish lethal lung inflammation.  In the most severe cases of those suffering from the coronavirus, lung inflammation leads to pneumonia. Pneumonia is very troublesome, to say the least, for those who suffer from weakened immune systems. One of the main reasons researchers have advised to explore CBD treatments to a further extent is the lack of side effects.  CBD as… Read More

Make Sure You’re Not Getting Fooled By CBD Companies

Make Sure You're Not Getting Fooled by CBD Companies It is time for CBD users to take a closer look at the products they are currently using. All CBD products are not created equal, according to the United States Food and Drug Administration.  On July 8th, the FDA sent a letter to Congress reporting the outcome of an investigation on CBD products required by congressional appropriations. The investigation reached the conclusion that some CBD companies aren’t being 100% honest about what is in their products.  Who’s Lying?  The answer to that question is simple: a lot of them. The investigation… Read More