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Products We Love: Aurora Elixirs CBD Seltzers

Is there anything more refreshing than a cool seltzer on a hot summer day? I’ve been reaching for fizzy stuff like crazy, so when I came across Aurora Elixirs (www.auroraelixirs.com) I was so tempted to try them out. Aurora Elixirs Branding I was first pulled in by their beautiful brand on Instagram — the Aurora Elixirs […]

Everything You Need to Know About CBD and Sleep

Insomnia affects nearly 1 in 3 people, often resulting in the use of over the counter and prescription drugs to find relief. And this figure doesn’t account for those individuals who experience disrupted sleep or inconsistent sleep patterns. Getting adequate rest at night is essential for proper function during the day and overall health. Without […]

The Origins of Prescription Opioids

The search for a perfect painkiller is as old as humankind. For thousands of years ancient societies pressed herbs and flowers to try find a cure for chronic pain, but it wasn’t until the 19th century that the discovery of a “miracle drug” changed the course of history like no other drug before. In the […]

Get Cannabis Covered Under Your Health Benefits

As many of you have already experienced, we’ve had continued success over the past 12 months in establishing coverage for medical cannabis under major health insurance plans. We would like to ensure that this service is offered to anyone using cannabis therapy. Please contact us if you have health benefits through your employer, or are covered […]

Claim Your Cannabis As a Medical Expense

Don’t forget to claim your medical cannabis as a medical expense when you do your 2016 taxes (due on or before April 30, 2017). Here’s how to do it: Step 1: Get Your 2016 Receipts Most Licensed Producers (LPs) have a section on their websites where you can view your past orders and print your […]

Russian Wisdom, Anxiety and CBD

By J. Lehmann As the daughter of old-school Russians, I was raised to believe that sadness, anxiety and insomnia were simply self-indulgences that resulted from having too much time on my hands. A typical exchange with my mother might go like this: Me: “I can’t sleep at night and I worry all the time.” Mom: […]

Why Licensing Will Matter When Legalization Happens

Anyone who lives in Ontario understands the burn of having harmonized sales tax (HST) added to nearly every retail purchase. Even when we don’t see the tax, it’s still there. Booze is a perfect example. On top of the LCBO’s significant mark up on imported wines, HST is also added into the price. The result […]

CBD & medical marijuana have an uphill climb in Finland.

It’s concluded that CBD is a medicinal substance because CBD is contained in some medical products. With CBD and medical marijuana being the headlines across the world, it is only natural that Finland’s residents hoped to join the users. This is not to be the case. In Finland the only CBD product available is GW […]

MJBizCon Puts on the Really Big Show

LAS VEGAS – Upon arrival at the Las Vegas Convention Center, you immediately sense excitement as you pass under a huge banner announcing you have arrived at MJBizCon, the biggest legal cannabis industry trade show in the U.S. B2B brands line the show floor offering anything and everything for growers, extractors, company executives, dispensary owners, […]

Joy Beckerman: Hemp Industries Association Evangelist

You can’t take the hippie out of Joy Beckerman. The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) president became a canna-activist in Grateful Dead parking lots in the early ’90s. “I learned about the social and political injustice of marijuana and of industrial hemp on Grateful Dead tour,” she tells Freedom Leaf. With her busy schedule, Beckerman doesn’t […]

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Freedom Leaf Dives Into the Hemp-CBD Market

Freedom Leaf Inc.’s bid to diversify into an industrial hemp cultivator, CBD producer and formulator drew support with a $3 million investment from Merida Capital Partners in October, capping off a busy year of deal-making for the Las Vegas-based company. While Freedom Leaf (OTCQB: FRLF) has been traded on the Over-The-Counter markets as a fully […]

Why CBD Might Not be Working For You

  Over the past few years, Cannabidiol (CBD) has become all the rage. Thanks to the vast amount of medicinal benefits created by the cannabinoid, people have been trying it in droves. For most people, they claim that it’s a miracle drug. However, a small sub-sect of people claim that CBD does little to nothing […]

Could Chamomile and Cannabis Oil Kill Cancer Cells?

Did you know cancer is responsible for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States? Or that cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S? In 2015 alone, there were 8.8 million deaths globally attributed to cancer. Cancer is one of the biggest health crises we’re facing today. Affecting women, men, young, […]

CBD Isolate From the Internet: Is It Worth the High?

Wondering if buying hemp-derived CBD online is worth the time, money, & hype? I tried some products from different sites. Here’s how it went. The post CBD Isolate From the Internet: Is It Worth the High? appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Will Hyde Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Unique CBD Products for a Healthy Lifestyle

Boost your wellness and fitness routines with these CBD products that provide soothing relief for achey joints, insomnia, and more. The post Unique CBD Products for a Healthy Lifestyle appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Hannah Meadows Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

How To Get Over Cannabis-Induced Anxiety

Most cannabis enthusiasts are well aware of the fact that weed can at times create feelings of anxiety, dread, and paranoia, ultimately leading to a less than pleasant experience. This is especially true when it comes to newbies who have yet to learn their limits or the notable differences between strains but even veterans can succumb […]

Buying CBD Online? Here’s How to Find the Right Site

The amount of websites selling CBD products can be stupefying. Here’s what to consider when trying to find the right one for you. The post Buying CBD Online? Here’s How to Find the Right Site appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Alaina Dorsey Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

7 Essential Tips for Buying Hemp-Based CBD Products

There are many different hemp CBD products out there, but how do you sort through the noise? Here are some tips to find the right product. The post 7 Essential Tips for Buying Hemp-Based CBD Products appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Molly Brown Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

The Top Trending CBD Cannabis Strains

Searching for some fresh CBD strains? Here are the top trending CBD-dominant cannabis strains and where you can find them. The post The Top Trending CBD Cannabis Strains appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Dante Jordan Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Elevate the Mood With These CBD Infused Lubes

These CBD lubes utilize the properties of CBD to increase blood flow and heighten sensitivity to provide a more pleasurable experience. The post Elevate the Mood With These CBD Infused Lubes appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Janelle Lassalle Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

7 Pioneers of Cannabis’ CBD Movement

In an industry long fixated on THC, these chemists, breeders, and growers brought attention to CBD and its many medical benefits. The post 7 Pioneers of Cannabis’ CBD Movement appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Trevor Hennings Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

5 Beginner-Friendly Disposable CBD Vape Pens

If you’re new to cannabis & CBD, finding the right vape pen can be very confusing. Here are some of the best places to start. The post 5 Beginner-Friendly Disposable CBD Vape Pens appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Janelle Lassalle Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

McConnell: Farm Bill Would Legalize Hemp in US

The Senate majority leader gave his “guarantee” that the congressional farm bill will include a provision to legalize hemp. The post McConnell: Farm Bill Would Legalize Hemp in US appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Reclaim the Weekend With Sunday Scaries CBD Gummies

Are you ready for the week? Sunday Scaries CBD gummies are designed to combat jitters and anxiety associated with the end of the weekend. The post Reclaim the Weekend With Sunday Scaries CBD Gummies appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Veterans Continue Their Long March for Access to Marijuana

Roger Martin, a U.S. Army veteran from the Vietnam era and a former police officer, was addicted to OxyContin and Ambien, which he used for years to treat injuries sustained while in military service. Now Martin heads an organization that ships medical cannabis and hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) products for free to veterans and first responders […]

New Study “Confirm the Anxiolytic-Like Properties of CBD”

A new study published by the Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry “confirm the anxiolytic-like  [anti-anxiety] properties of CBD”. “Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the non-psychotomimetic compounds of Cannabis sativa, causes anxiolytic-like effects in animals, with typical bell-shaped dose-response curves”, states the study’s abstract. “No study, however, has investigated whether increasing doses of this drug would also cause similar curves […]

First cannabis-based medicine approved by FDA arrives in the U.S.

For the first time, a marijuana-based medicine approved by federal regulators is available for prescription in the United States. The medicine, called Epidiolex, is used to treat seizures related to Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes, two forms of epilepsy, which is a neurological disorder, according to a news release. “Because these patients have historically not responded […]

What You Need to Know Before Launching a CBD Brand

CBD is a booming market, but launching a business can be tough in a crowded industry. NF Skin can help you get started. The post What You Need to Know Before Launching a CBD Brand appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Q+A: How Can Marijuana Ease Aggravation of Menstrual Pain?

Most women experience at least some mild aches and discomfort before and during menstruation. For an unfortunate minority, period cramps go beyond an annoyance to a severity that can be debilitating, disrupting the lives of these women and leaving them sidelined from regular activities for a few days each month. Is it possible that cannabis […]

Researchers Tout Cannabis as Therapeutic for Women’s Health

While 38 percent of women worldwide suffer from chronic diseases, only 4 percent of research and development funding goes toward examining women’s health-care products and services. This leads women to seek out and experiment with alternative therapies, cannabis among them, according to an Israeli researcher introducing a health and wellness panel during a medical cannabis […]

Inside a CBD Dinner Party at Loosie’s in Brooklyn

This chic CBD dinner party in Brooklyn combined education with fun to engage a curious audience while they discussed their experiences with cannabis. The post Inside a CBD Dinner Party at Loosie’s in Brooklyn appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Max Savage Levenson Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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“I Can’t Imagine Practising Without It”: Local Vet Says Cannabis-derived Cbd Helps Her Four-legged Clients

Dr. Katherine Kramer has seen the headlines about veterinarians in Canada decrying the use of cannabis-derived CBD on pets. “It’s interesting,” she tells the Straight by phone from her office at Vancouver Animal Wellness Hospital, where she has practised veterinary medicine since 2011. “A lot of vets are publicly saying, ‘No, there’s not enough research,’ […]

From horse to hemp: Colorado rancher eyes second calling

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — After a long and successful career up on the saddle training horses and their owners across the country, John Lyons wanted nothing more than to retire, ride off into the sunset and sell his 70-acre Parachute ranch for the next generation to take the reigns. Known far and wide as […]

Is CBD the “wonder-elixir” for Generation Anxious?

In a lowlit room at Joy’s Spa in Washington, Dawn Franklin is smoothing a creamy white mask onto Jessica Osorio’s face. The mask, she says, is infused with chamomile and sage and aloe vera, plus one ingredient that she still has to explain to her clients: CBD. An aesthetician, Franklin started working with an Oregon […]

Big Pharma Company Partners with Cannabis Producer

There has been a major new partnership formed in the pharmaceutical industry, according to a newly filed binding letter of intent. American-owned cannabis producer Tilray will form a strategic alliance with Sandoz Canada, an affiliate of Sandoz International, the arm of Novartis Group that produces generic pharmaceutical products. This won’t be a limited partnership, either, […]

CBD Patch: The Ultimate Guide To CBD Transdermal Patches

We here at Honest Marijuana love it when cannabis and creativity join forces. It’s the answer to our every “shipping” dream (cannativity? creatabis?) and has produced some truly unique forms of marijuana, like Thai sticks, moon rock, and purple weed. But nothing even comes close to the joy we feel when we think about CBD […]

CBD Oil For Cats: The Definitive Guide

If you’re like those of us here at Honest Marijuana, you love your pet(s) like a member of the family. We know it’s traumatic when your favorite feline or cherished canine gets sick. That’s why we’ve put together this definitive guide to CBD oil for cats (don’t worry, dog lovers; there’s a guide for you too). […]

CBD Oil For Treating ADHD: 2018 Review

If you or someone you love suffers from ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), you’ve probably spent what feels like a lifetime searching for a treatment that reduces the symptoms without all the negative side effects. Now, you can stop looking. CBD oil might be just the solution you’ve been hoping for. If you’re curious about using CBD oil for […]

CBD Tincture: Uses, Benefits, And Effects

Are your friends raving about CBD tincture, but you have no idea what they’re talking about? Been smoking so much Blue Dream lately that you’ve lost a few weeks, months, or years? First of all, high five if you’ve lost years. Second, don’t feel bad. CBD burst onto the scene so quickly that many cannasseurs haven’t had […]

CBD Isolate: Uses, Benefits, And Effects

In the early days of cannabis culture—we’re talking the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, before CBD isolate was a gleam in some stoner chemist’s eye—you pretty much only had two ways to consume your chronic: smoke it or bake it in a brownie. We know this was a LONG time ago—heck, the word “chronic” still only had […]

CBD Oil For Back Pain: The Definitive Guide

When you suffer from back pain, you just want it to stop. Surgery may not be an option, and neuropathy and physiotherapy can only go so far. After that, you’re left with relying on medications that sometimes do more harm than good. But as marijuana is increasingly legalized, a new treatment is creating even more […]

Iowa’s Medical CBD Program Gets Tracking System

BioMauris, LLC became the 5th company in the United States to win a state contract for a seed-to-sale platform today. BioMauris is a technology company that manages product tracking, fulfillment and distribution with a focus on the healthcare market. According to a press release, the company announced today that the state of Iowa selected BioMauris […]