CBD oil and marijuana leaves

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 →

person holding cannabis buds

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 →

CBD cream

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 →

CBD oil and cannabis leaves

In 2017, the legal marijuana industry in the U.S. made a whopping $9 billion in sales. Experts say that by the time this year ends, this number would have gone up to $11 billion. Much of that increase is thanks to California’s retail market launch last January. California’s not the only big money-raker though. A May Forbes post showed Michigan made $633 million in legal medical marijuana sales. Arizona also did pretty well, with $406.7 million in sales. All this said you’re likely thinking you can now get cannabis oil online without any problems. That’s not the case though. There are still several considerations youRead More →