If you cast your mind back to December 2018 (which seems like at least a decade ago), you’ll realize that it’s now been two years since the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill (which formally legalized CBD in the US).

In that time, the industry has exploded — but the FDA has yet to provide a set of regulations within which the industry can operate. Their reason for the delay? A lack of scientific information about the long-term safety of CBD .

Not surprisingly, the CBD industry has been waiting on tenterhooks for the rules that could determine what they’re…


Were Jerry Seinfeld a pothead, one imagines he’d likely have a routine by now focused on the struggles it takes to open child-resistant cannabis product packaging.

Those who have purchased a vape cartridge or six-pack of infused seltzers likely know the humbling experience of doing battle with packaging in hopes of unlocking a rightfully earned treat. …


Scent-Free Options

The most obvious way to use cannabis discreetly is to go the scent-free route. There are low-odor strains available, but proceed with caution as the smell will still linger on the body and clothing. Consuming cannabis orally or applying it topically to the skin is the safest bet to kick the weed smell. If you’re picturing taking a bite out of a nugget or rubbing sticky buds all over your body, that’s not quite what we mean.

Edibles

The edibles market has blown up over the last few years. From gummies and chocolate to mints, cookies, and brownies, there are…


The rise of CBD use has been steady over the last 10–15 years. Today, millions of people take CBD in its many forms to improve their health and wellness. Many have heard anecdotal reports from friends or family about the health benefits of CBD and are inspired to try a CBD product for themselves. The hype currently exceeds what we understand based on scientific research. Here is what we know and what we don’t.

CBD is sought most commonly for its perceived psychological and pain benefits, sleep improvement, and relaxation after stress.

A Brief History of Therapeutic Cannabinoids

Even back then, . . He documented the…


The legalization of cannabis is well underway in the United States and Canada. The United States have fully legalized cannabis in nine states, with another 11 welcoming medical cannabis, and a handful that are expected to fully legalize it (it is completely illegal in 18 states). Meanwhile, Canada has legalized cannabis all over the country.

People should realize that cannabis isn’t just one plant. In fact, the reality is much more complex — and much more interesting. There are actually three main categories of cannabis plants: indica, sativa, and hybrids. Each of these categories has very particular traits and characteristics.


Is there an optimal time of day to take CBD? This is a common question among users of CBD. The answer is, it depends. There’s no specific guideline when it comes to the best time of day for taking CBD, it largely depends on the reasons you’re taking it. Some people like to take it in the morning for an energy boost. While others will take a dose before bed, to help improve their sleep.

Before you decide on what time of day is best for you, it’s important to understand CBD’s different effects on the body. Some people report…


CBD oil is quickly becoming the must have ingredient for beauty and skincare products. Facemasks infused with CBD oil — or CBD facemasks — are promising to tackle common concerns for all skin types. The benefits they offer may surprise you. Feeling a little vain? Don’t. Skincare is selfcare and healthcare. Anecdotally, many users are reporting a broad range of benefits beauty products with cannabis ingredients. Facemasks with CBD as an active ingredient also have the potential to your benefit health and overall wellbeing. Look good and feel good.

1. Contains Antioxidant Properties

CBD is creating quite a buzz as far reaching anti-oxidant compound…


There is a lot of talk in society about cannabis and the differences between using cannabis products and CBD oil. It is first important to note that there are major differences between using THC and CBD. People usually think of CBD as “non-psychoactive,” meaning it does not cause the classic euphoric “high” of its cannabinoid cousin, THC. However, CBD is not without its own potential benefits to our well-being. So, what does CBD feel like? In a small study, a single oral dose of 600mg of CBD was as well-tolerated as the placebo (1). CBD did not cause the same…


What Types Of Vape Pens Are On The Market?

The most significant decision you have to make when picking a vape pen is whether you want a disposable or reusable model. Let’s take a closer look at these two designs and highlight their pros and cons.

Vape lying on a pink background

Disposable Vape Pens: Best For Beginners & Travelers

Disposable vape pens are pre-charged, all-in-one units, which makes them an extremely convenient choice for new vapers. Usually, all you have to do is draw the vape pen to activate it and that’s it! Enjoy your disposable vape pen until the oil runs out.

Disposable vape pens will usually run you between $6 — $15, each with about 0.3ml — 0.5ml of oil…

Erica Fields

I’m a writer, health nut, and mental health advocate with a strong interest in the therapeutic properties of cannabinoids. Contributor at www.bloomandoil.com

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