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The Endocannabinoid System and the Important Role It Plays in Human Health

2019-02-21T00:45:18+00:00

STORY AT-A-GLANCE Cannabinoid receptors in the human body were discovered in the 1990s, which in turn led to the realization that we make compounds in our body — endogenous cannabinoids — that influence these receptors Endocannabinoid deficiency has been identified in people who have migraines, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory and neurological conditions [...]

The Endocannabinoid System and the Important Role It Plays in Human Health2019-02-21T00:45:18+00:00

How CBD has become the USA’s coolest food and drink ingredient

2018-12-22T08:30:40+00:00

(CNN) — The latest "it" ingredient to hit menus is CBD, short for cannabidiol, one of over 60 cannabinoids found in the cannabis sativa plant (more commonly known as marijuana). Unlike THC, the most well-known cannabinoid, CBD has no psychoactive effects. So, while it won't get you high, its reported therapeutic properties have driven CBD sales and [...]

How CBD has become the USA’s coolest food and drink ingredient2018-12-22T08:30:40+00:00

Industrial Hemp is Now Included in the 2018 Farm Bill

2018-12-22T08:22:45+00:00

The 2018 Farm Bill authorizes the research, production, interstate commerce, sale and use of hemp products, including CBD. In a move that marks a major shift in U.S. agriculture and drug policy, House and Senate lawmakers have come to an agreement over the status of industrial hemp in H.R. 2, The Agriculture Improvement Act [...]

Industrial Hemp is Now Included in the 2018 Farm Bill2018-12-22T08:22:45+00:00