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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

What you need to know about CBD oil, the health craze getting national buzz

2019-02-21T00:18:46+00:00

CBD comes from hemp, a type of cannabis plant that doesn’t get you high. It’s cropping up in everything from lattes to baked goods, with proponents saying it can help treat a range of conditions. But there is only one FDA-approved CBD medication and experts warn that other uses are not backed up by [...]

What you need to know about CBD oil, the health craze getting national buzz2019-02-21T00:18:46+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