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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

CBD Prices are Headed Down

CBD Prices are Headed Down Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the world is constantly changing. With global pandemics come some economic uncertainty. Like most industries, the CBD industry is feeling the economic impact of COVID-19. The industry has begun to pivot their products to those who are struggling economically.  CBD at a Better Price  How drastic are the CBD prices falling? It is a near free-fall. The average price of CBD has dropped by nearly 80 percent from April of last year to April of 2020. CBD prices have decreased from $38 a pound to $8.10 per pound according to a… Read More

CBD May Help Cut Down on Marijuana Dependency

As with anything else, people’s bodies react differently to the effects of any substance, cannabis included. For some people, they may become dependent on the use of cannabis, resulting in withdrawal symptoms such as insomnia or irritability if they go without it too long. While there is no existing treatment for what could be termed cannabis use disorder, some new research suggests the non-intoxicating cannabidiol (CBD) may prove useful in assisting people with decreasing their cannabis dependence. A Lancet Psychiatry study involved more than eighty participants trying to reduce their dependence on marijuana. Each participant received distinct degrees of medical-grade… Read More

CBD Can Help You Stop Smoking Weed

Reading that headline might be confusing, that’s understandable. Reading it produces a few questions. Let’s dive into it.  Lay Off The Weed  It is often said that marijuana is not an addictive drug. However, 22 million people worldwide are so dependent on it that it influences their everyday life. More specifically, 6 million people in the United States suffer from marijuana use disorder.  Instead of Smoking Choose CBD  One question remains, how does using CBD make things any different. To begin explaining this, we’ll use an ice cream analogy.  Say you want to eat ice cream but you’re afraid of… 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