Whole Plant and Isolate CBD – What’s The Difference?

CBD is one of the 104 chemical compounds called cannabidiol found in the marijuana plant. It is revolutionising the medical industry owing to its healing and therapeutic benefits. It is extracted from the marijuana plant in a number of ways. Whole plant hemp extract and isolate CBD are the two popular types of CBD extracts. Whole Plant Hemp Extracts These …

Effects of Cannabis on Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

The popularity of medical cannabis has been rapidly increasing. The approach towards its use has been changing as people have started realizing the multiple benefits it offers. Medicinal cannabis is now often termed as a ‘therapy’ which has been gaining recognition and attention everyday. There are still several controversies and questions regarding the legal, ethical, and societal implications associated with …

Ohio’s First Wave Of Approved Medical Marijuana Doctors Is Here!

Finally, after almost 2 years after the bill was signed into law, we have our first round of certified & approved Ohio Medical Marijuana doctors by the actual Ohio State Medical Board under HB523! On Tuesday, April 10th, 37 physicians were granted the authority to recommend medical marijuana to Ohio patients based on 20 ailments covered under HB523!  Prior to …

CBD Market Will Grow To $2.1 Billion By 2020

The legal cannabis industry continues to explode as the new “Green Rush” despite a tug-of-war in Washington D.C.  But there is a sector of the cannabis industry that is barely tapped, totally legal and expected to grow 6-10x by 2020. Cannabidiol or CBD as it’s more well known, had market of $300 million in 2017 & The Hemp Business Journal …

Cannabis: The Exit Drug Documentary

The Exit Drug documentary, created by Weedmaps, investigates how cannabis could play a major role in ending the opioid crisis, a public health emergency that kills an average of 115 U.S. citizens a day. According to neuroscientist Dr. Adie Wilson-Poe, cannabis has the potential to significantly improve public health by diminishing our reliance on opioids. The Exit Drug explores the …

Ohio Opens Medical Marijuana Portal For Doctors

Ohio is one step closer to getting the medical marijuana program up and running. The state medical board has opened the online application process for doctors to request certification, said the agency’s spokesman Tessie Pollack. “Our licensure team is going through the applications and confirming the individuals are meeting the criteria and then the board will vote on it altogether …

Cannabis and Cancer: What’s the Connection?

Lately, it might seem like the cannabis plant and many of the products associated with it are all the rage. Fortunately, as the formerly marginal reputation of marijuana has receded with the popularity of products like hemp and CBD oil, many researchers and advocates are looking to the powerful potential of this plant. According to Cancer Statistics, 2018, approximately 4700 …

Hemp CBD Series – Part 2

How Hemp CBD works: In part 1 of this CBD series, you were introduced to a small portion healing effects hemp CBD has on medical conditions. Part 2 is much more in depth as we continue to explore the glorious healing powers of Hemp CBD. Understanding the endocannabinoid system The ‘endocannabinoid system’ is the largest neurotransmitter system in the human …

Hemp CBD Series – Part 1

Scientific research now points to the many health benefits of CBD. Cannabidiol is a component but without the psychoactive effects, that THC can produce. Research shows, CBD helps with some of the the following aliments but this is a small portion. Appetite: Some illnesses and pharmaceutical drugs decrease the appetite to the point of preventing the body from healing itself. …

Akron City Unanimously Lifts Moratorium

It is an exciting time for a once roaring city, now troubled by economic growth and the heroin crisis. Akron City council deliberations yesterday (5/1/2017), were a victory for Medical Marijuana overturning the moratorium. In September, 2016 the city implemented a moratorium on medical marijuana moving forth, until the council had a chance to review HB523, and regulations. The city …