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Cannabidiol & Cottonmouth — Can CBD Trigger Dry Mouth?

Cannabidiol & Cottonmouth — Can CBD Trigger Dry Mouth?
Woody
Woody
October 30, 2023

Along with the “munchies” and red eyes, “cottonmouth” is a common side effect associated with cannabis use. Many people who use medical or recreational marijuana report feeling a dry mouth sensation. While most scientists believe this reaction is related chiefly to the psychoactive cannabinoid delta-9 THC, hemp fans are curious whether CBD could affect saliva ... Read more

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Clarifying Industrial vs CBD Hemp

Clarifying Industrial vs CBD Hemp
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
October 25, 2023

For contemporary customers, hemp flowers are virtually synonymous with CBD oil. However, for most of human history, cultivators didn’t care too much about the cannabinoids in hemp flowers. Indeed, most archeological research suggests our ancestors only grew hemp for “practical” purposes like making textiles.  Given the new relaxed laws on growing hemp flowers and the ... Read more

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Is Vaping CBD Better Than Smoking Hemp Flowers?

Is Vaping CBD Better Than Smoking Hemp Flowers?
Woody
Woody
October 23, 2023

When the CBD market began, most vape shops only carried CBD e-juices, carts, or pens. While these items are still highly desirable in the vaping community, customers have many other ways to inhale hemp-derived CBD. Interestingly, some customers have moved away from vaporizers in favor of smokable CBD products like pre-rolled hemp joints.  While CBD ... Read more

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Is Delta-8’s “Grey Area” Finally Gone?

Is Delta-8’s “Grey Area” Finally Gone?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
October 20, 2023

Ever since delta-8 THC hit the hemp scene, there have been clouds of uncertainty surrounding its legality. Nothing in the 2018 US Farm Bill clearly said whether hemp-derived delta-8 was legit. Many people in the hemp community assumed delta-8 was OK so long as it met the ≤ 0.3 delta-9 THC standard. However, a few ... Read more

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CBD Topicals for Your Toes— Can CBD Help with Feet Issues?

CBD Topicals for Your Toes— Can CBD Help with Feet Issues?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
October 18, 2023

Even if you’re not a jogger, chances are you’ve experienced some foot issues in the past. Whether it’s warts, bunions, or plantar fasciitis, foot problems are prevalent nowadays. In fact, the American Podiatric Medical Association discovered over 75 percent of American adults admit to having feet issues. Even more surprising, only about 33 percent of ... Read more

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Can You Feel Delta-8’s Effects Days After Use?

Can You Feel Delta-8’s Effects Days After Use?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
October 16, 2023

Delta-8 may have been nicknamed “diet weed,” but it can feel as intense as delta-9 THC to lightweight tokers. In fact, there are reports of people feeling a “delta-8 high” far longer than one night. If you take more delta-8 than you can handle, you can experience psychoactive sensations for days. Some chronic users have ... Read more

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Is CBD Allowed in Major American Theme Parks?

Is CBD Allowed in Major American Theme Parks?
Woody
Woody
October 11, 2023

A few years ago, Disney landed in the US hemp industry’s “hot seat.” When the 69-year-old Hester Burkhalter visited Disney’s Magic Kingdom in 2019, security guards discovered CBD oil in her purse. Although Burkhalter explained she had a doctor’s recommendation for this supplement, authorities arrested Burkhalter and put her in a prison cell for 12 ... Read more

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CBD’s Shelf Life — Is It Safe To Use Expired CBD Products?

CBD’s Shelf Life — Is It Safe To Use Expired CBD Products?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
October 9, 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 Hemp Fans Should Know About Decarboxylation

What Hemp Fans Should Know About Decarboxylation
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
October 7, 2023

Decarboxylation is a scary-looking word, but it’s a reasonably straightforward process. If you’ve smoked or vaped CBD flowers before, you already have first-hand experience “decarbing” hemp!  Basically, decarboxylation is a fancy term for heating cannabis flowers. The reason cannabis extractors and manufacturers use this word has to do with a significant chemical transformation. Interestingly, when ... Read more

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What’s Brewing in the CBD Tea Market?

What’s Brewing in the CBD Tea Market?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
October 6, 2023

As the global hemp market continues to expand, CBD brands are trying to find ways to distinguish themselves from the competition. One way CBD companies are establishing a presence in this competitive market is by offering unique CBD products. Besides standard CBD oils and topicals, some businesses focus on interesting CBD-infused beverages — including CBD ... Read more

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The Latest Findings On Delta-10 THC

The Latest Findings On Delta-10 THC
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
October 4, 2023

Typically, the higher the number on a product, the stronger it should be. This theory works out beautifully when comparing delta-8 and delta-9 THC. As many hemp fans know, delta-8 THC tends to be less psychoactive than delta-9. However, the same can’t be said when comparing delta-10 with delta-9 THC.  Yes, there is yet another ... Read more

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Are CBD Edibles Legal?

Are CBD Edibles Legal?
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
Dr. Igor Bussel, M.D., M.S., M.H.A
October 2, 2023

By now, most customers assume hemp-extracted CBD products are legal in the USA. After all, didn’t the 2018 US Farm Bill legalize all hemp-derived goods? If a CBD manufacturer follows this law, why would there be any issue with buying, selling, or using CBD extracts? While it’s true that CBD supplements are now OK in ... Read more

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