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In 2011, over 20 million people were struggling with addiction.  Recovery from addiction can be a difficult journey, but it can be more difficult when facing withdrawal symptoms. With the explosion of CBD oil on the market, it’s possible that CBD oil could be a potential way to calm the withdrawal symptoms. Let’s take a look at what the research is showing for CBD oil for withdrawal symptoms.  What is CBD Oil? CBD oil is shortened for Cannabidiol oil which comes from the cannabis plant. It’s been somewhat controversial since it’s appearance, specifically concerning its ability to produce psychosomatic effects. CBD oil is not marijuana and cannot getRead More →

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This year marks the 23rd anniversary of California becoming the first state to legalize medical marijuana. Before 1996, weed was still classified as a hippie, stoner drug. Hollywood highlighted this characterization in films like Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Dazed and Confused, and others. My, how times have changed!  Recreational marijuana is now legal in 10 states plus Washington, DC. Thirty-three other states allow the use of medical marijuana. Efforts to reform the criminal justice system are also underway in legislation like the Marijuana Justice Act. The mainstream acceptance of pot is highly publicized and covered by media outlets across the country. Still, the public isn’t as awareRead More →

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The spirit of adventure is present in all avid weed smokers. From the time you smoked your first joint, then your first bong rip, cannabis consumers are always willing to try something new. By now you’ve probably heard of marijuana concentrates. Going by different names and forms, such as wax, butane hash oil (BHO), shatter, live resin, etc., these are extracts that tout an almost pure form of cannabinoids, such as THC or CBD. But for this article, we’ll shift our focus to the most beautiful of them all, the shatter. Shatter has an almost hypnotic look to it. Clear as glass and brittle as aRead More →

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Marijuana seems to appear in the news for one reason or another on a daily basis these days. Most recently, cannabis has taken the spotlight with the passage of laws legalizing marijuana for recreational use in states like Colorado and Washington. But now it’s back on the front page after new discoveries on the medical benefits of CBD pain cream. A study analysis published in the Journal of Pain Research found that CBD creams can be effective in reducing pain caused by multiple sclerosis and damage to the nervous system. Encouraging for fans of medical marijuana, the study also concluded that the CBD creams studied have “aRead More →