Does CBD show up on a drug test?

The short answer is that it should not, but like everything with CBD, the answer is a bit more complex because of the variety of the various CBD products that are being sold and lack of labeling standards.   CBD is one of dozens of non-intoxicating cannabinoids that are naturally found in cannabis leaves, flowers and […]

Does CBD really do anything?

Depending on who you ask, CBD is either the greatest thing to happen since sliced bread or it’s just a fad the size of which has rarely been seen anywhere in the world.  As with most things, the truth is likely somewhere in the middle given that anecdotal case studies indicate incredible health and wellness […]

Is CBD a drug?

No and Yes.   Cannabidiol, CBD, is one of dozens of non-intoxicating cannabinoids which are compounds naturally found in cannabis leaves, flowers and stalks.  When cannabis has less than 0.3% THC (the intoxicating cannabinoid), it is considered to be “hemp” and is then federally legal in the United States per the 2018 US Farm Bill.  Cannabis […]

Does CBD oil get you high?

No – CBD oil does not get you “high.”  While there are dozens of compounds, called cannabinoids, in the cannabis plant, only one, THC, has been definitively proven to result in an intoxicating high.  Since CBD does not result in psychoactive side-effects, it is an attractive compound to be studied for various health and wellness […]

What is CBD?

CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of dozens of compounds called cannabinoids that are naturally found in cannabis and do not result in a high.  In 2003, cannabinoids were patented by the United States Department of Health as “antioxidants and neuroprotectants” (patent #6630507). CBD then became famous after the CNN feature on the miraculous benefits CBD […]

Whole Foods to sell cannabis products…someday.

It was reported in the Boston Globe and many other media outlets this week that Whole Foods co-founder and CEO, John Mackey said in a press conference that he sees no reason why products containing cannabis should not be sold at a retail grocery outlet like Whole Foods, once they have federal clearance to do […]

5 Healthy Hacks to Combat Stress and Anxiety

Given the pressures of juggling multiple heavy responsibilities, it is more critical than ever that we learn to naturally control stress and anxiety. Our bodies are constantly under environmental stresses. But psychological stress significantly adds to these stresses and can ravage our bodies over time by negatively impacting our Endocannabinoid System (ECS). Negative impact on […]