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The Science of CBD Oil and Cannabidiol Concentration

The Science of CBD Oil and Cannabidiol Concentration

The cannabidiol (CBD) industry is booming. The global CBD market was valued at $395.2 million (approx €334 million) in 2019, and, before the Coronavirus pandemic, analysts predicted that the CBD market will reach a value of $3.4 billion (approx €2.87 billion) by 2027. But what does science have to say about CBD oil? Most experts...

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Does Cannabis Make You Less Intelligent?

Does Cannabis Make You Less Intelligent?

One of the most common tropes since the dawn of cannabis has been the plant’s effects on intelligence. These tropes often accompany smokey scenes of stoners in wood-panelled station wagons passing a joint and a bag of chips. Other stereotypes include the underperforming hippy student who is barely able to complete a sentence. The list...

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Why You Shouldn’t Smoke Anything, Not Even Cannabis

Why You Shouldn’t Smoke Anything, Not Even Cannabis

Smoking, no matter the substance, is damaging to lung health. Whether it be tobacco or cannabis, smoke contains various toxins and carcinogens, which can cause further complications later in life. This point cannot be debated. Luckily, in the case of cannabis, there are alternative methods of ingestion, like marijuana edibles. Related: Legal Cannabis Sales Surging During...

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THC vs CBD Vaping in the Wake of the Vaping Crisis

THC vs CBD Vaping in the Wake of the Vaping Crisis

Cannabis vaping gained a bad reputation in the last six months or so. The global cannabis vape market is still expanding, but its growth has been affected by the U.S. vape crisis. Related: Vaping Crisis — Is Cannabis Vaping Still Safe? Politicians and journalists around the world blamed cannabis vaping for the health crisis that affected...

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Vaping Crisis — Is Cannabis Vaping Still Safe?

Vaping Crisis — Is Cannabis Vaping Still Safe?

The vaping industry took a huge hit last year when the vaping crisis affected more than 2,500 people in the United States. The cannabis vaping sector in particular also took a huge hit because it wasn’t, and still may not be, considered safe anymore. In August of 2019, many patients who presented breathing difficulties ended...

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FDA and WHO Statements on Safety of CBD — Featuring Dr. Scott Shannon

FDA and WHO Statements on Safety of CBD — Featuring Dr. Scott Shannon

Although cannabidiol (CBD) has been declared safe for human consumption by the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published a statement claiming the popular cannabinoid might cause you harm. So now the safety of CBD is suddenly being questioned. Related: The Dangers of Marijuana Consumption CBD is gaining popularity in...

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Understanding Types of Cannabis Seeds

Understanding Types of Cannabis Seeds

Whether you’re a collector or a grower, it helps to understand the basics of cannabis seeds. So, here’s a brief guide to what you need to know. Related: The History of Cannabis Cultivation There are two key parts to cannabis seeds, genetics plus growing style. The genetics indicate what you can expect from a plant once...

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How Athletes Use Cannabis in Professional Sports

How Athletes Use Cannabis in Professional Sports

There’s a revolution going on in the world of professional sports. This revolution is not televised or advertised, and you won’t read about it in your Sunday paper, but it’s happening right now. All around the world, professional athletes are turning to cannabis and cannabis-based products to improve their performance. Now, you might be wondering...

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Medical Cannabis Patients Propelled the Global Discussion

Medical Cannabis Patients Propelled the Global Discussion

How medical cannabis patients propelled the global discussion forward with great force. By: Herbert M. Green The floodgates are open! The train has left the station. The genie is out of the bottle and there’s no way of putting it back. The cannabis legalisation wave’s momentum is, after decades of inertia, unstoppable. But, who do...

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5 Ways CBD Can Help With Endometriosis

5 Ways CBD Can Help With Endometriosis

In recent years, there have been a lot of studies on the positive health effects of cannabidiol (CBD). And, as it turns out, there are a lot of conditions that CBD can help with. In this article, I am going to go over the five ways that CBD can help with endometriosis. I recall speaking...