Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is one of the compounds that is found in cannabis. Like the other constituents of Marijuana, CBD belongs to cannabinoids. THC, a compound of Marijuana, is found in high concentration in the plant, followed by CBD. THC is the main psychoactive compound in Marijuana. The level of CBD and THC vary in different marijuana plants as each plant can make only a certain amount of resin; it is the resin content of the plant that contains both these compounds. Special breeding make it possible to make Marijuana that is high in CBD and very low in THC. Such kinds of Marijuana plants are legal in all the 50 states of America.
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Lately, there has been a lot of press about Cannabidiol or CBD, right from its ability to control seizures to being effective in pain management. CBD is the second most prevalent cannabinoid in medical marijuana; the first one being tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
According to a study conducted in 2013, CBD helps reduce nausea, vomiting, seizures and combat anxiety and depression. Furthermore, CBD is also associated with anti-inflammatory properties along with antitumoral and antioxidant properties which help in fighting neurodegenerative disorders.
CBD topicals such as lotions and creams are extensively used for muscle soreness and arthritis. Those suffering from post-workout or chronic pain find these CBD topical creams very useful for ...
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Is Kratom legal?Is Kratom legal? Seems like a simple question with a simple answer, right? Unfortunately it isn’t exactly so clear when it comes down to it. In the majority of the US, Kratom is fully legal, but a few states still have pending legislation, and several states have made it outright illegal.
Who Takes Kratom?Kratom is an effective herbal remedy for a litany of symptoms and ailments, making it popular with people from all walks of life. Although Kratom does have some recreational effects, the medicinal possibilities are really what makes this plant so versatile.
Opioid WithdrawalOne of Kratom’s most important uses is for opiate withdrawal. Kratom acts as a safe, natural alternative to Methadone or Suboxone, by ...
Medical Marijuana; is this a joke?Medical marijuana is one of the most talked about subjects in the US today. It may seem like weed has been taking over the world since Colorado and Washington decided to fully legalize its use in 2012, but in reality, the fight for marijuana, both medicinal and otherwise, has been silently raging in this country since prohibition began. The federal government defines a Schedule I drug as:
“...drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. Schedule I drugs are the most dangerous drugs of all the drug schedules with potentially severe psychological or physical dependence. “Drugs included in the Schedule I are:
“heroin, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), ma...
What the hell is Diacetyl?Lately, the use butter flavoring containing diacetyl has come widely under scrutiny. This may sound like bad news for vapers who love the oh-so-delicious buttery style e-liquid.According to the CDC:
Diacetyl is a chemical that was found to be a prominent volatile constituent in butter flavoring and air at the microwave popcorn plant initially investigated by NIOSH. Diacetyl is also known as the alpha-diketone, 2,3-butanedione, or by its Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) number, 431-03-08.Now for those of us that aren’t fluent in science talk, what they are saying is that diacetyl is a chemical in butter flavoring. It was only suspected of being harmful after several employees at a popcorn factory inha...