What exactly is CBD? Where does it come from and how is it made? Cannabis produces a family of molecules called phytocannabinoids (or just cannabinoids for short). These plant-based cannabinoids, of which there are more than 100, mimic compounds naturally made in the human body called endocannabinoids. Cannabinoids bind to...
From the 1930’s - when cannabis was outlawed - to the 1960’s when it started to gain popularity, cannabis has mainly been known as an illegal recreational drug. Before it was criminalized, however, the plant was used for a variety of medical purposes, from painkiller to cough syrup to...
Senate Bill 52 expressly legalizes cannabidiol (CBD). The bill was approved on Monday, February 12 by a vote of 35-13. A similar bill, HB 1214, was passed in the House last week by a unanimous decision. The challenge now is to determine which measure to deliver to Governor Eric...
A reader asks, “Will CBD get me high?” It’s a valid question, considering that CBD comes from cannabis, which includes marijuana strains which are well-known for getting people high. If you’ve got even the slightest interest in medical marijuana, you are probably familiar with the two most abundant cannabinoids: THC...
There is a common question amongst people considering adding CBD oil to their diet: Is CBD oil addictive? We believe the reason that this question comes up is because CBD oil is extracted from the cannabis plant. Marijuana is a cultivar of cannabis which is high in THC, the compound...