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Can Hemp Oil “Fuel” Tomorrow’s Tractors?

Can Hemp Oil “Fuel” Tomorrow’s Tractors?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
May 24, 2023

In the distant past, our ancestors didn’t care about growing hemp for CBD extract. Instead, archeological evidence suggests people planted hemp for industrial purposes, especially for textiles. Although CBD oil is the primary driver of today’s hemp market, there are still farmers who grow this crop to make non-consumable products — including biofuel.  Although it ... Read more

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Delta-8 THC vs Delta-10 THC: Differences and Benefits

Delta-8 THC vs Delta-10 THC: Differences and Benefits
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
May 22, 2023

The world of cannabinoids is vast and ever-evolving, with new discoveries constantly broadening our understanding of these naturally occurring compounds. Among the many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has long been the most well-known for its psychoactive properties.  But, recent attention has turned to its lesser-known cousins, delta-8 THC and delta-10 THC. ... Read more

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Are There Purchasing Limits On Delta-8 THC?

Are There Purchasing Limits On Delta-8 THC?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
May 19, 2023

Delta-8 THC will always face more scrutiny from legislators than CBD. True, a US federal court recently recognized hemp-derived delta-8 as a legal substance, but that doesn’t mean every American could stock up on bulk delta-8 products. In fact, if you’re not a licensed retailer, chances are you can’t legally own a ton of delta-8 ... Read more

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Is It Mold or Trichomes?

Is It Mold or Trichomes?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
May 17, 2023

The cannabis plant isn’t immune to mold. Indeed, mold infestations are an all-too-common occurrence in professional cannabis cultivation. Since CBD hemp is in the cannabis family, there’s always a chance mold could be festering in your favorite flowers.  Unfortunately, since mold sometimes looks similar to bright white trichomes, inexperienced tokers may not know if their ... Read more

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Is Delta-8 A Good Choice for An Active Lifestyle?

Is Delta-8 A Good Choice for An Active Lifestyle?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
May 15, 2023

There’s a strong connection between the CBD and sports industries. Indeed, many of the most prominent “CBD fans” are celebrity athletes. It also helps that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced it will allow athletes to take hemp-extracted CBD products.  While there’s no denying that CBD is a popular supplement in the athletic community, the ... Read more

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Can CBD Help Subdue Schizophrenia Symptoms?

Can CBD Help Subdue Schizophrenia Symptoms?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
May 12, 2023

Paranoia is the most common severe side effect associated with marijuana use. Even MMJ advocates can’t deny that cannabis use can trigger psychotic episodes in many patients. However, it’s also clear that not every cannabinoid in the cannabis plant has a high risk of provoking paranoia.  Most notably, the hemp compound CBD is non-psychoactive. Not ... Read more

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Terpene Alpha-Pinene

A Beginner’s Guide to the Terpene Alpha-Pinene
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
May 10, 2023

Most scientists that study cannabis flowers focus their attention on cannabinoids like CBD. However, a growing body of evidence suggests terpenes may play a crucial role in hemp strains. Not only are terpenes responsible for hemp’s unique aromatics, they may alter a strain’s effects. Even if two hemp strains have the same CBD concentrations, each ... Read more

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Can CBD Make Me Gassy?

Can CBD Make Me Gassy?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
May 8, 2023

“Heal the gut” has become the new mantra in the wellness space. Considering how many Americans complain of digestive upset, it’s understandable why so many “gut gurus” have emerged. According to the NIH, at least 16 percent of Americans experience chronic issues with bloating and gas. The Cleveland Clinic also estimates about 10 to 15 ... Read more

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New Australian Study Shines a Light on CBD for Teen Anxiety

New Australian Study Shines a Light on CBD for Teen Anxiety
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
May 5, 2023

Along with chronic aches & pains, anxiety is a common reason people get interested in CBD oil. Many surveys suggest that most consumers primarily use hemp-derived CBD tinctures to naturally reduce psychological stress. As more patients struggle with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), it’s easy to see why CBD would be such an attractive option. However, ... Read more

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Arkansas Takes Action: New Bill Bans Delta-8 THC

Arkansas Takes Action: New Bill Bans Delta-8 THC
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
May 3, 2023

The legal landscape of delta-8 THC is continually evolving as states are re-examining their positions on the cannabinoid. Recently, Arkansas joined the growing list of states that have implemented restrictions on delta-8 THC. A new bill in Arkansas has banned the sale and distribution of Delta-8 THC products, along with other hemp-derived psychoactive cannabinoids. This ... Read more

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Mushroom Supplements vs CBD & Delta-8 THC

Mushroom Supplements vs CBD & Delta-8 THC
Sarah Courtney
Sarah Courtney
May 1, 2023

The wellness industry is booming, and two natural products that have caught the attention of health enthusiasts are mushroom supplements and cannabinoid-based products, such as cannabidiol (CBD) and delta 8 tetrahydrocannabinol (delta 8 THC).  Both of these areas have shown massive growth in recent years, as more people are seeking more natural alternatives and methods ... Read more

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The Evolving Legal Landscape Of Delta-8 THC In Kentucky

The Evolving Legal Landscape Of Delta-8 THC In Kentucky
Sarah Courtney
Sarah Courtney
April 28, 2023

A closer look at the latest regulations, restrictions, and requirements affecting Delta-8 THC in the Bluegrass State The legal landscape of delta-8 THC is complex and ever-changing, with state-specific regulations impacting the cannabinoid’s accessibility. Kentucky has recently introduced new measures that affect delta-8 THC, adding another layer of complexity.  Let’s take an in-depth look at ... Read more

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