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Texas Hemp Shop Raid Calls Attention to Unclear Laws

Texas Hemp Shop Raid Calls Attention to Unclear Laws
Woody
Woody
February 19, 2024

Since the height of the pandemic in 2020, the Bee Hippy Hemp Dispensary in Garland, Texas has provided customers with hemp-derived gummies and oils. Such products are legal under both federal and Texas law, since they are produced from hemp plants, which are different from marijuana. However, last June, local police raided the dispensary and ... Read more

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Can CBD Help Enhance Your Sexual Well-Being?

Can CBD Help Enhance Your Sexual Well-Being?
Woody
Woody
February 14, 2024

Chances are, you’re probably familiar with most of CBD’s well-known benefits, such as pain and anxiety relief. But many now believe that CBD carries yet another benefit- improving intimacy. With the relaxing effects that CBD is known to produce, it’s not hard to imagine how this cannabinoid could lead to a more pleasurable intimate experience. ... Read more

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New Laws Protect California Workers Who Use Cannabis Off-the-Clock

New Laws Protect California Workers Who Use Cannabis Off-the-Clock
Woody
Woody
February 12, 2024

Since January 1, 2024, Californians who use cannabis after work hours have had more employment protections than in previous years. Until this year, California employers could legally discriminate against employees who tested positive for non-psychoactive cannabis metabolites in their urine, hair or bodily fluids. This is still the case in the majority of the rest ... Read more

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Scientists Discover CBD In Common Brazilian Plant

Scientists Discover CBD In Common Brazilian Plant
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
February 9, 2024

Up until now, we’ve only known Cannabidiol (CBD) as one of many naturally occurring compounds, or cannabinoids, found in hemp and cannabis plants. It’s a cannabinoid found in both hemp and marijuana plants. However, scientists have recently discovered that CBD may also appear in other plants.  In particular, CBD was found in the flowers and ... Read more

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Is CBD Safe, Legal, and Effective?

Is CBD Safe, Legal, and Effective?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
February 7, 2024

More and more people are using CBD every day, whether it’s for pain relief, help getting a good night of sleep, or anything in between. If you’ve never taken CBD before, you might have a handful of questions. Does science back up these claims, or is CBD just another trendy “alternative medicine?” Can CBD get ... Read more

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Latest Research on Managing PTSD with CBD Oil

Latest Research on Managing PTSD with CBD Oil
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
February 5, 2024

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a long-term mental and behavioral disorder, usually triggered by one or more traumatic experiences. Although it is frequently mentioned when referring to combat veterans, up to 10% of all people in the United States will experience it in their lives.  As our acceptance and understanding of PTSD has grown since ... Read more

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How Does CBD Affect Digestion and the Gut?

How Does CBD Affect Digestion and the Gut?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
February 2, 2024

Gut health is a major focus of modern wellness, and the idea that a healthy gut leads to better overall health is a dominant subject. The NIH reports that at minimum 16 percent ofAmericans suffer chronic symptoms of gut distress, and a quick scan of social media will net dozens of memes and posts about ... Read more

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Can CBD Help Prevent Alzheimer’s?

Can CBD Help Prevent Alzheimer’s?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
January 31, 2024

Alzheimer’s disease affects over 6 million patients in the United States alone and, while there are medications that can alleviate symptoms and therefore provide some temporary relief, there is no cure available on the market. Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects memory, cognitive abilities, and behavior. In other words, it slowly destroys memory and ... Read more

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What’s the Difference Between CBD, CBN, and CBG?

What’s the Difference Between CBD, CBN, and CBG?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
January 29, 2024

CBD, CBN, and CBG are some of the major cannabinoids found in hemp. Unlike delta-9 THC, the cannabinoid known for producing the psychoactive effects of marijuana, these cannabinoids are not intoxicating. Instead, they each carry their own set of physical and nonphysical benefits. If you are unsure whether CBD, CBN, CBG, or any combination of ... Read more

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What Does the Future of the CBD Industry Look Like?

What Does the Future of the CBD Industry Look Like?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
January 26, 2024

Just over five years ago, CBD hemp products were legalized in the United States on the federal level, with the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill. This new legislation meant that CBD hemp is no longer classified as an illegal substance like marijuana. As long as manufacturers only use hemp with ≤ 0.3 percent delta-9 ... Read more

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FDA Warns About Risk of Unintended Consumption of CBD and THC

FDA Warns About Risk of Unintended Consumption of CBD and THC
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
January 24, 2024

A Colorado-based food firm has been issued a written warning from the FDA over concerns that customers might confuse their products for regular, uninfused foods. They assert that these products pose a risk of unintended consumption of delta-8 THC and cannabidiol. The letter, dated November 16, 2023, addressed products from both Discover CBD and Strain ... Read more

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UK Accepts Recommended Legal THC Limit for CBD Products

UK Accepts Recommended Legal THC Limit for CBD Products
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
January 22, 2024

At the end of 2023, the UK government made the historic decision to accept a recommended legal limit for THC in CBD products. This is a great move for legal clarity concerning CBD, something that is lacking all around the world. As CBD continues to grow in popularity, more manufacturers and products seem to pop ... Read more

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