CBD Blog

Experts are saying, “CBD is the Most Effective Medicine of All Time” – Live Trading News (www.livetradingnews.com)

  • Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 60 naturally occurring cannabinoids found in the Cannabis sativa plant.
  • CBD oil is known mainly because of its anxiolytic, antidepressant, antipsychotic, anticonvulsive, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, pain relieving and neuroprotective properties.
  • CBD targets the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS), which is in the nervous system, and includes the cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1), although there are other known targets within the nervous system.
  • Frequently, people are concerned about the stigma associated with consuming a cannabis-related compound.

Getting ‘High’ With A Cannabis-Related Investment In Psychemedics (seekingalpha.com)

  • I was quite surprised several months ago when members of my stock club, which has taken anti-pharma, anti-alcohol, and anti-tobacco investment stances, suggested investing in the cannabis industry.
  • We suspect employers may become more stringent in enforcement of their policies concerning illicit drug usage once cannabis is legal.
  • The country’s legislative bodies passed laws requiring all professional drivers in the transportation industry to take and pass a hair drug test when applying for or renewing licenses.
  • From a completely different angle, I’m curious whether my investment club will be attracted to the potential growth of Psychemedics’ testing specifically for a society with legalized cannabis.
  • Hesitant and cautious patients, such as half of the members of my stock club, could easily become customers.
  • Additional disclosure: I belong to an investment club with some members interested in the potential growth of the cannabis industry while others are adamantly opposed to investing in it.

Cannabis for pets: Is CBD good for animals? (www.lcsun-news.com)

  • For the past year, Muertas has sold CBD products manufactured by Biokinetic Labs, and she says many of her customers at Big Daddy’s Flea Market and the 420 Festival are giving CBD to their cats and dogs to relieve pain and anxiety.
  • As for her own animals, Muertas said her veterinarian, unable to prescribe it formally, nonetheless approved her use of CBD for Fatboy and Poppy.
  • A growing customer base testifies anecdotally to CBD’s benefits for pain, anxiety and emotional disorders, seizures and a variety of more serious conditions.
  • Most of these claims remain unverified, but this summer the U.S.
  • Food and Drug Administration approved a CBD prescription drug , Epidiolex, to treat two rare forms of epilepsy.
  • This happens when trace elements of THC present in a product with CBD derived from cannabis build up in a person’s system.

MediPets CBD Pet Treats Offer Cats and Dogs Stress and Anxiety Relief | Ganjapreneur (www.ganjapreneur.com)

  • MIAMI, FL September 14, 2018 — MediPets CBD Pet Treats for dogs and cats offers pets a delicious snack made from all-natural industrial hemp CBD.
  • Dogs and cats love these CBD pet treats which give them a measured dose of high-quality CBD in a delicious flavored treat that they will enjoy.
  • MediPets understands that cats and dogs need CBD to help with a variety of ailments, just like their human counterparts.

First Coast Foodies: Lucy’s Sweet Shop to sell Jaguars inspired milkshake this Saturday (www.firstcoastnews.com)

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. – Located in the heart of Jax Beach, Lucy’s Sweet Shop is a local favorite known for serving up delicious custom cookies and cakes.
  • Ballinger is a self-taught baker and started in her own kitchen just six years ago.
  • Her creativity doesn’t just stop at the cookies, she’s also known for her custom-made milkshakes.

People reach for CBD to treat pain and host of other symptoms ()

  • Mandelaro reached for CBD to find relief from the chronic arthritis pain she has endured for twelve to fifteen years, but said she did her homework first.
  • The clients, she said, reported a 98 percent success rate in reducing symptoms of migraine, plantar fasciitis, insomnia, anxiety, arthritis, diabetes, autism, and seizure disorder.
  • Some of his patients have reported improvement in pain and neurological symptoms, but Kalia cautioned that these reports are anecdotal.

Coca-Cola containing legal cannabis? This could soon be a thing (inews.co.uk)

  • Before you all rush to dig out your Cypress Hill hoodies, Coca-Cola is keen to emphasise that the proposed range of marijuana-infused drinks would be aimed at those suffering from physical issues such as chronic pain, not fizzy-drink fans in search of a legal high.
  • In addition, there are scores of CBD products on the shelves, including teas, sweets, chocolates, juices and even ketchup and pesto.
  • They can buy a cannabis coconut oil, to cook with, spread on toast, or stir into coffee, for £34.99, and a CBD water, Love Hemp, at £1.99 for a 500ml bottle.
  • Although there is concern over CBD sweets that are attractive to children, companies such as EV8Life sell gummies, chocolate bars and lollies, from £2, as well as drinks and beauty products, all infused with CBD.
  • Chocolate Two US brands, CBD and Défoncé, contain THC and CBD.

Cannabinoid CBD: What? It’s just a little oil (manchesterinklink.com)

  • Over the past several years, FDA has issued several warning letters to firms that market unapproved new drugs that allegedly contain cannabidiol (CBD).
  • As part of these actions, FDA has tested the chemical content of cannabinoid compounds in some of the products, and many  were found to not contain the levels of CBD they claimed to contain.
  • Consumers should beware purchasing and using any such products.
  • Lastly, using Hemp CBD is a grey area with the FDA right now.

Florida MTs Show You How to Promote a CBD Massage Experience to Tourists (www.massagemag.com)

  • One way to get more vacationers into your massage practice is to promote your cannabidiol (CBD) related services.
  • A massage school educator and CE provider, Pugh shares that there are also a few things you can do that can help draw in people who are on vacation.
  • Share this information so prospective clients can see the value that CBD can potentially provide.
  • This offers social proof that can help them feel more comfortable with making the decision to get a CBD massage.
  • CBD can be an effective way to get more vacationers through your door, and to introduce them to the relaxing benefits of CBD massage.

‘I feel betrayed by my company,’ TTC subway operator barred while using medicinal cannabis | CBC News (www.cbc.ca)

  • A Toronto subway train operator says she’s been forced off medicinal cannabis by the TTC and back on opioids, even though her doctor thinks cannabis is the best treatment for her chronic pain.
  • Ellaine Farrell, 59 , who has suffered from two herniated discs in her lower back and fibromyalgia, says the TTC offered her other non-safety sensitive positions if she wanted to stay on medicinal cannabis, but they came with a big pay cut.
  • If she wants to continue operating a subway train, she must not take the opioid medications within eight hours of starting her shift, the TTC told her.
  • The TTC says an independent medical expert has advised the transit agency not to allow any employee in a safety sensitive position, like Farrell, to use any form of cannabis, because they could get intoxicated.
  • Farrell’s doctor says the CBD oil she was taking would not have made her intoxicated because it has negligible amounts of THC, the psychoactive chemical in cannabis.

Destination spas put cannabis on the menu (www.heraldtribune.com)

  • More hotels and resorts plan to offer cannabis-based menu items and wellness treatments, as laws around the country relax toward medicinal and recreational use of the drug.
  • Jessica Schupack, a Los Angeles resident who works in marketing is a regular at the Hollywood Roosevelt, where she loves ordering the mojito ($18) infused with cannabidiol (CBD), a nonintoxicating compound found in the cannabis plant.
  • The Hollywood Roosevelt began offering the mojito earlier this year, and at the same time, also introduced three CBD desserts: a lemon bar with frozen yogurt and a raspberry crumble, a green apple Bavarian cream and a yogurt panna cotta with macerated berries.
  • The Thompson Seattle is behind two dinners where different strains of marijuana (this time with THC) were paired with food.

Local Store Continues to Sell CBD Oil, Despite Pharmacy Board Ruling ()

  • While some stores are pulling CBD or Cannabidiol products from their shelves following a state pharmacy board directive,  one local store continues to sell it.
  • In a late August ruling, the pharmacy board said the only legal way for CBD Oil to be sold in the state is through a dispensary licensed by Ohio’s new medical marijauana program, which was supposed to start September 8 but has been plagued by delays.
  • The president of Seven Grains Natural Market in Tallmadge thinks the board’s notice has no merit.

CBD Oil is a Multibillion-Dollar Industry. But is the Supplement Right For You? (futurism.com)

  • Already, some studies suggest CBD could lessen anxiety, help with pain, reduce the proliferation of breast cancer cells, or even – as was seen in a recent study from King’s College London – reduce abnormal brain function in people with psychosis.
  • It is estimated that CBD oil is a $1-2 billion industry already, and growing fast.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines you may be on before consuming CBD to avoid negative reactions.

Why the big cosmetics buzz is all about CBD oil (www.cosmeticsdesign.com)

  • The recent Cosmoprof North America event was the platform for a packed presentation about cannabis in cosmetics.
  • Denise is the co-founder and managing partner of the Benchmarking Company and during the presentation she shared her significant insight into the category, highlighted by using market research her team has conducted to find out more about the perception of this type of product in the public eye.
  • James Kennedy bought his expertise from the brand perspective.

CannabisNewsWire Announces Publication on Superior Hemp-Derived, CBD Formulations Ready for Global Recognition in Nutraceutical, Pharmaceutical Sectors (globenewswire.com)

  • (OTCQB: ETST), a client of CNW that offers the highest purity and quality high-grade full spectrum cannabinoid oil on the market.
  • (OTC: ETST)  is intent on becoming a global leader in the research, development and sale of hemp-derived, CBD-based pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and dietary supplements.
  • All forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain as they are based on current expectations and assumptions concerning future events or future performance of the company.
  • These risks and uncertainties could cause the company’s actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements.

Hemp CBD v. Medical Marijuana (www.news-journalonline.com)

  • What tends to trip many consumers up is how hemp CBD oil is different than medical marijuana.
  • The main difference between the two is hemp CBD oil contains trace amounts or no THC – the part of the marijuana plant that causes the high feeling – while medical marijuana has notable amounts of THC.
  • Hemp CBD oil can be bought over the counter at smoke shops, CBD shops and at various convenience stores.
  • The oil can be bought in a variety of different forms including oil, dip, flower – to roll in papers like tobacco – dog treats, gummies, salves and food products like honey sticks or lollipops.
  • The oil is used to treat a variety of different ailements including trouble sleeping, pain, seizures and anxiety.

Hemp CBD v. Medical Marijuana (www.news-journalonline.com)

  • What tends to trip many consumers up is how hemp CBD oil is different than medical marijuana.
  • The main difference between the two is hemp CBD oil contains trace amounts or no THC – the part of the marijuana plant that causes the high feeling – while medical marijuana has notable amounts of THC.
  • Hemp CBD oil can be bought over the counter at smoke shops, CBD shops and at various convenience stores.
  • The oil can be bought in a variety of different forms including oil, dip, flower – to roll in papers like tobacco – dog treats, gummies, salves and food products like honey sticks or lollipops.
  • The oil is used to treat a variety of different ailements including trouble sleeping, pain, seizures and anxiety.

CBD shop opens in DeForest (www.hngnews.com)

  • A new shop in DeForest is selling the controversial product cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating extract of the marijuana plant that’s billed as a diverse health supplement.
  • CBD oil – marketed as a cure-all for many ailments including depression, aches and pains – is gaining popularity in the U.S. alongside changing attitudes toward medicinal marijuana, and the American Shaman store in DeForest is the most recent local option for shoppers.
  • He decided the product was worth the entrepreneurial risk, and after contacting DeForest village offices and law enforcement, Dorn opened up shop.
  • The legality of selling CBD products is forbidden except by physicians and pharmacies, according to the Wisconsin Department of Justice, although the distributers appear to be operating in a legal gray area.

Kimberton Whole Foods customers learn the basics and wellness benefits of hemp oil (www.pottsmerc.com)

  • Kimberton Whole Foods of Collegeville hosted a Hemp Oil Basics Workshop recently to help customers answer just that and learn about the different uses of the hemp plant.
  • The supermarket chain sells a line of hemp oil extract products called Charlotte’s Web and two representatives of the company presented at the workshop.
  • Farm Bill was passed and had a major effect on hemp production in the U.S.
  • Both hemp and marijuana come from the Cannabis sativa plant but are two different varieties of the plant, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens.
  • Winner said another way that Charlotte’s Web provides quality products is by using cannabinoids found in the whole hemp plant.

Galvin Road hemp shop to sell CBD oil (www.omaha.com)

  • American Shaman, a store that sells hemp-based oils, lotions, capsules and other hemp products is scheduled to open Friday at 1503 Galvin Road S.
  • Among its products is Cannabidiol oil, popularly known as CBD oil, which has been at the forefront of national efforts to legalize medicinal marijuana.
  • Medical authorities remain skeptical about the touted benefits of marijuana- or hemp-based medicinal products, although a growing body of anecdotal evidence from people claiming to have benefited from CBD oil has kept the issue alive.
  • A letter to Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson, from American Shaman attorney Sean Pickett, said Queen’s products are similar to many commonly sold hemp-based products.

Ohio Defines Its Position on CBD (www.jdsupra.com)

  • The board issued 56 provisional licenses in June of this year, granting licensees six months to build out their facilities and meet all obligations in state law and rules.
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What is CBD oil? The uses, benefits and risks (www.netdoctor.co.uk)

  • Unlike the most well-known cannabinoid , tetrahydrocannabidiol (THC), CBD is not psychoactive, meaning that it won’t make you ‘high’ – the sensation most commonly associated with cannabis.
  • There are strict restrictions in place with regard to CBD oil’s THC content: for CBD oil to be legal in the UK, it must contain no more than 0.2 per cent THC, and the THC must not be easily separated from it.
  • Back in 2011, a study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology found that when people with generalised social anxiety disorder (SAD) were given 600mg of CBD oil prior to a public speaking test, as opposed to a placebo, they experienced significantly less anxiety, difficulty and discomfort during their speech.
  • Many studies have examined CBD oil’s antidepressant-like effects.
  • In fact, a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation found that CBD oil inhibited the production of sebum in the sebaceous glands in the skin.

Ohio Defines Its Position on CBD | Lexology (www.lexology.com)

  • The Ohio Board of Pharmacy declared that over-the-counter sales of cannabidiol (CBD) are illegal, despite the substance’s current widespread availability in grocery, health, and other non-licensed stores across the state.
  • This means that CBD sales are now only legal in Ohio from state-licensed medical marijuana dispensaries .
  • The problem, however, is that no state medicinal marijuana licenses have yet been issued, even though Ohio approved medical marijuana in 2016, and may not be until 2019, due to the state’s regulatory delays.
  • Michigan regulators have also said that CBD products are legal only within the medical marijuana regulatory framework, which has driven CBD producers out of state.

Letter: Columnists have rushed to judgment of CBD (www.dispatch.com)

  • Op-ed columnists Benton Bodamer and Rachel Friedman provided their views on the regulation of cannabidiol in Sunday’s Dispatch.
  • Only 8 percent of investigational drugs that start testing in humans become FDA-approved.
  • Over many decades, the experience of those in medicine has shown that anecdotes and appeals to popularity have misled many and harmed patients.
  • Anecdotes which represent coincidence but pass for causation fall far short of this standard and do not provide a comprehensive picture.