CBD in Food: A Legal Gray Area

Jamie Hadfield
CBD is more legal than ever. Hemp farming is being promoted through statewide programs, and CBD sales are largely free from government interference. The first pro-hemp Farm Bill, passed in 2014, has been responsible for much of this smooth sailing...

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3 of 3 Endocannabinoid Breakdown Enzymes

Jamie Hadfield
Endocannabinoid breakdown enzymes are the third major component of the Endocannabinoid System. These enzymes do exactly what their name describes: they help break down endocannabinoids that have already done their job.

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2 of 3 Endocannabinoids

Jamie Hadfield
The term endocannabinoid may seem complex, but all it really means is ‘internal cannabis’. That’s the literal definition, at least, and also the most helpful when trying to conceptualize the biological role that endocannabinoids (eCB’s) play.

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1 of 3 Endocannabinoid System Receptors

Jamie Hadfield

By now you may have already heard of the Endocannabinoid System. And, if you haven’t - we can help! You probably know just how vital this system is to keep us in good health, and you likely understand the basics that make the ECS tick. Now, it’s time to dive a little deeper.


What you may not know is that the Endocannabinoid System is comprised of three interrelated parts:

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Delivery Methods & CBD's Bioavailability

Jamie Hadfield

CBD products come in all shapes and sizes. CBD as an oil or tincture is probably most well-known form, but it's far from being the only thing on the market today.

As the industry develops, its advocates have been busy developing a nearly endless variety of products. What started with a few simple, CBD-isolate based oils around 2010 has blossomed into much more.

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CBD's Health Benefits

Jamie Hadfield

Anti-addiction. Anti-epileptic. anti-inflammatory. The list of health benefits associated with Cannabidiol continues to grow greater and greater. One could even say that CBD is pro-health!

 

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CBD Oil: What Changes Its Color?

Jamie Hadfield
CBD products come in all shapes and sizes. While CBD oil is the single most popular type of product, variations exist even within this category. CBD oils and tinctures can vary greatly in their quality, flavor, and concentration.

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CBD and Osteoporosis

Jamie Hadfield

Osteoporosis is a crippling disease. It affects 10.2 million Americans over the age of 50, with 3 million more new diagnoses each year. Many times more people suffer from low bone mass, meaning they’re at risk of developing osteoporosis in the near future. A life with the disease usually means a life of fractures, falls, and decreased mobility. 

Thankfully, though, CBD can help. And how it may help is pretty interesting!

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Hemp Extraction Methods

Jamie Hadfield
You’ve probably already heard of the different types of hemp extracts available. And if you haven’t, click here!

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CBD’s Legal Landscape: The Good, the Bad, and the Unclear

Jamie Hadfield
Is CBD legal? In a word, yes. But CBD’s legality is more conditional than you might think. As cannabis legal expert Orion Inskip says, “it depends” - on who you ask, where the CBD is coming from, and a variety of other factors. We’ll look at some of them below.

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