CBD Dosing Differences

Why is it so Hard to Deliver a Consistent Dose of CBD? Only 51% of the 47 CBD products that were tested by Leafly & Confidence Analytics provided the dosage promised on the label. This raises an interesting question, why is it so difficult to provide an exact dosage in every capsule, edible, and vape cartridge that delivers the label amount of CBD? The president of Bloom Farms, a cannabis organization in California, Sally Nichols, spoke briefly on the situation. Nichols stated, “it’s a brand-new industry, so many of the hemp farmers are sowing their first crops”. CBD products currently...

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How to Find Good Quality CBD

Leafly recently published an in depth analysis of CBD that is very valuable! How to Make Sure You Get the CBD You Paid For The study conducted by Leafly and Confidence Analytics concluded that 23 of the 47 tested products did not provide the dosage of CBD (within 20% variance) that was stated on the label. Additionally, 5 of the 47 products that were tested contained no amounts of CBD. This ultimately raises a consumer concern: “How do I know if I’m actually getting the CBD that I paid for”. A number of CBD experts and producers of top-quality products...

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Marijuana use among elderly growing quickly.

Marijuana use among ederly growing quickly Although medical marijuana use among elderly is lower than some of their younger counterparts, the use is growing more quickly.  Also, they are more likely to use for medical reasons, less likely to use daily, and more likely to buy legally.  And, they are much more likely to have started since legalization.  For more details read here.

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Celebrities who use CBD and Medical Marijuana

More and more celebrities are reporting that they use CBD and medical marijuana to help relieve pain. Olivia Newton John and Cannabis/Medical Marijuana Condition: Cancer Olivia Newton John's Cannabis story:  Olivia has been taking cannabis (marijuana), a naturally for a few years now after having been hesitant at first. Her husband, John Easterling has been pationate about cannabis/medical marijuana and even grows 21 strains of the plant!  Olivia reports that she feels much better and does not have to depend on morphine and optioids for pain relief.  She started slowly while she started expirimenting with medical marijuana and believes in...

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Is Vaping Safe?

Why are so many people getting sick from vaping and is vaping medical marijuana safe? Clearly, it is imperative for the US to get to the bottom of what is making people sick.  While, the answer is not fully known at this point, NBC News had an in depth look at vaping cartridges including testing them for THC percentage, cutting agents, and pestacides.  Check out the results on nbcnews.com.  In summary, NBCNews found that in there test, legallly purchased, tested vaping products had accurate THC descriptions, no solvents considered dangerous and no pestacydes.  On the other hand, many black market...

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AARP Publishes in Depth Introduction to Medical Marijuana

What's the AARP Medical Marijuana Stance? "In March, the AARP Board of Directors approved a policy supporting the medical use of marijuana for older adults in states that have legalized it."  The organization calls for more testing!  With AARP supporting medical marijuana, hopefully more of its members will consider this natural medicine as an option to treat their chronic pains and anxiety with medical cannabis. Medical Marijuana Continues to make a mainstream move AARPs September 3 edition of the magazine featured medical marijuana, further supporting the medicines move towards acceptance.  We loved the detail that AARP provides, with sections on...

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Florida Dispensaries Want Marijuana to be Legal?

2 Florida dispensaries have shown support for adult use legalization in Florida by pledging over a half a million dollars each to the “Make it Legal” political committee. MedMen and Surterra, two strong brands, are jumping on board! The money is expected to be put towards getting the 750,000 signatures required to get adult use on the 2020 ballot. Check out more info here

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Trump administration looks at banning flavored e-cigarettes

Investigators continue to try to understand what is causing the illness of hundreds and deaths of 6 people. The FDA is finalizing guidance to remove all non-tobacco flavors of e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol. In addition to the current outbreak of lung issues, there is concern about minors using e-cigarettes, the effects, and the further use of other nicotine products. For more info, read more here.

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