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Cannabidiol for Kitties — Is it OK to Feed CBD Oil to Cats?

Cannabidiol for Kitties — Is it OK to Feed CBD Oil to Cats?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
December 20, 2023

Most of today’s pet-approved CBD oils have a “dog bias.” Considering about 38 percent of US households own dogs, it’s no surprise most of the research and marketing for pet CBD products goes towards canines. However, 25 percent of Americans own at least one cat. Understandably, many cat lovers have become curious whether pet-approved CBD ... Read more

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Can CBD Help with Migraine Prevention?

Can CBD Help with Migraine Prevention?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
December 18, 2023

Chronic migraines are one of the most common and debilitating long-term medical conditions. Recent estimates suggest about 1 billion people struggle with these throbbing headaches multiple days every month. In addition to intense head pain, migraines can cause many other scary symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, and temporary loss of vision.  Although there’s no cure for ... Read more

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The “Hoppiest” Hemp Terpene — An Overview on Humulene

The “Hoppiest” Hemp Terpene — An Overview on Humulene
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
December 15, 2023

Beer drinkers are often surprised to learn that cannabis is related to the hops plant. Indeed, botanists put cannabis and hops in the same Cannabaceae family! Although hops can’t produce cannabinoids, these two plants share many remarkable similarities in texture and flavor. Hemp fans can get a whiff of this “hoppy” relationship if they have ... Read more

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Is Full-Spectrum CBD Good for Dogs?

Is Full-Spectrum CBD Good for Dogs?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
December 13, 2023

There’s a split in the CBD community over how much THC to put in hemp extracts. Although the 2018 US Farm Bill allows manufacturers to include ≤ 0.3 percent delta-9 THC, some customers prefer zero THC in their CBD oils. To cater to different consumer preferences, most CBD brands now offer some products with a ... Read more

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How are Delta-8 THC Products Made?

How are Delta-8 THC Products Made?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
December 11, 2023

Delta-8 THC is one of the most recent cannabinoids to appear in the hemp industry. Said to be like a milder version of delta 9, delta-8 THC has seen a boom in consumer demand. From oils and tinctures to vapes and edibles, delta-8 is just about everywhere these days.  Aa this newfound and legal high ... Read more

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CBD Seltzer?— A Look at Hemp-Infused Waters

CBD Seltzer?— A Look at Hemp-Infused Waters
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
December 8, 2023

Water is essential to life…and it also happens to be one of the most lucrative products in supermarkets. Some estimates suggest the global bottled water industry rakes in $283 billion per year. Despite the increased prevalence of water filtration systems, many consumers love the convenience pre-packaged plastic bottles provide. It’s also clear that many customers ... Read more

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Can Customers Safely Use Expired CBD Items?

Can Customers Safely Use Expired CBD Items?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
December 6, 2023

Everyone knows they “shouldn’t” eat supplements after expiration…but what if you have a container of CBD capsules that just passed the manufacturer’s expiration date? Would it be unsafe to use CBD extracts if they’ve expired? How long does CBD last anyway?  If you’re staring at a CBD product that has passed its posted shelf-life, you ... Read more

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What Are the Possible Side Effects of Taking Delta-8 THC?

What Are the Possible Side Effects of Taking Delta-8 THC?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
December 4, 2023

Despite its recent history, delta-8 THC has gained a reputation as the “diet” version of standard delta-9 THC. Many anecdotal testimonies and surveys suggest that delta-8 extracts don’t have the same intensity as delta-9-rich marijuana strains. Sure, delta-8 will give you a “high” sensation, but it doesn’t seem to be as “in your face” as ... Read more

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What’s the Big Deal with CBD Live Resin?

What’s the Big Deal with CBD Live Resin?
Woody
Woody
December 1, 2023

As the legal hemp market expands, more manufacturers are developing ways to extract the max cannabinoids and terpenes from this fascinating plant. CBD-rich concentrates like shatter, diamonds, and budder have become top sellers in many dispensaries. However, only live resin has earned high praise as the “champagne” of hemp concentrates.  Unlike many other hemp concentrates, ... Read more

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Chill with Cineol — How Eucalyptol Affects CBD Hemp Strains

Chill with Cineol — How Eucalyptol Affects CBD Hemp Strains
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
November 29, 2023

For thousands of years, people have enjoyed the fresh earthy scent of eucalyptus plants. However, scientists only recently discovered what gives the eucalyptus genus its distinctive aromatics. One terpene called “eucalyptol” or “cineol” seems to be responsible for eucalyptus’s cooling properties. Interestingly, recent data suggests that eucalyptol may be present in many popular CBD hemp ... Read more

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Crucial Safety Tips for CBD Edibles

Crucial Safety Tips for CBD Edibles
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
November 27, 2023

Although the US government signed off on hemp in 2018, not every federal agency is OK with CBD products. Interestingly, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) still doesn’t regulate the recreational CBD sector. The lack of FDA oversight has led to many controversies in the new CBD industry, especially regarding CBD edibles.  Despite their widespread ... Read more

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Can Your Dog Take CBD Treats? — Dog Breeds & CBD Oil

Can Your Dog Take CBD Treats? — Dog Breeds & CBD Oil
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
November 24, 2023

CBD dog treats have become a staple product in the pet industry. Now that pet owners know the distinctions between CBD and THC, they seem more comfortable feeding their dogs a dose of hemp extract. Indeed, many financial analysts believe the CBD pet supplement market could be one of the most lucrative niches in the ... Read more

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