CBD oil/drops can come in several forms. CBD isolate oil is the simplest. It contains CBD alone suspended in oil – often MCT oil made from coconuts. MCT stands for “medium chain triglycerides”. MCT oil is a clear flavorless and odorless liquid. CBD isolate oil gives you the benefits of CBD without any trace amounts of THC. This may be important if you have to pass workplace drug tests. CBD isolate is also a good way for marijuana enthusiasts to add some CBD to the mix. This can “mellow” the THC high and decrease the paranoia.
Fields of Hemp is a small grower of CBD hemp flower. Tweedle Farms (a big vendor) has sold some of their flower in the past. A Reddit contributor recently made a video reviewing all of their offerings.
People take CBD (cannabidiol) for a lot of reasons. Project CBD has developed a list of conditions and research on the effects of CBD on each condition.
Some of the more common reasons that people take CBD include:
In the post “Vape, Don’t Smoke” I discussed how to vape hemp flower – the herb that we get CBD from. Many people want to vape a liquid CBD product that is not as messy or smelly as flower. The video below has some great information on all the different options for vaping CBD “vape juice” and concentrate.
The January 5, 2019 issue of the Wall Street Journal included a piece by Alex Berenson entitled “Marijuana Is More Dangerous Than You Think.” It is based on an upcoming book Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence. Berenson argues that legalization of marijuana has resulted in increased violence and mental health problems.
The demographics of cannabis use are changing, according to a recent article in The Guardian:
“As attitudes towards cannabis shift, the fastest-growing group of users is over 50…
Seth and Eric Crawford formed Oregon CBD Seeds to develop CBD-rich varieties of hemp. They bred their signature male “Early Resin Berry” (ERB) with a number of varieties of high CBD cannabis to get varieties such as Special Sauce, Lifter, Hawaiian Haze, Elektra, Suver Haze, and Sour Space Candy
We know that smoking is bad for your lungs. It turns out that smoking marijuana does not seem to cause lung cancer the way that smoking tobacco does. Is this because marijuana smoke has fewer carcinogens than tobacco or maybe because it also contains some cancer-fighting chemicals?