Monthly Archives: August 2021

The FDA Defers to Pharma, Nixes CBD as Dietary Supplement

On Aug 12, the FDA formally rejected two New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) applications seeking to establish CBD as a lawful dietary supplement. Apparently, the fix was in from the start. The FDA never intended to approve the applications by Charlotte’s Web, a pioneer CBD brand, and Irwin Naturals, a legacy supplement company that has jumped…

What Does It Feel Like To Vape CBD Oil?

All those who have ever smoked, whether regular tobacco products or cannabis, must have heard, at some point, of vaping. Aside from being considered as a healthier alternative to tobacco smoking, like cigars and cigarettes, and a mode of delivery for cannabinoids, vaping has been under the radar for a while. Why? Very simple. Everyone…

Autism, Rare Cannabinoids & the Endocannabinoid System

Among multiple mental health conditions being investigated for their connection with the endocannabinoid system, autism spectrum disorder may be among the most intriguing. For years, researchers have studied the treatment of autism symptoms with CBD and other cannabinoids. And they’ve probed many apparent links between autism and various aspects of endocannabinoid system function. Though the…

What is a THC Tolerance Break? (Can CBD Help During a T-Break?)

Written by Jen Keehn Updated August 15, 2021 Medically Reviewed by Dr. Zora DeGrandpre Whether you smoke weed everyday like Snoop Dogg or simply take a few tokes a day, there comes a time in most cannabis consumers’ lives where a tolerance break is in order. If you’re a regular cannabis consumer, let’s be real….

Autism and Endocannabinoid Dysfunction

This excerpt is adapted from The Essential Guide to CBD by the Editors of Reader’s Digest and Project CBD. The number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) worldwide has tripled in the past 30 years. Now there’s undeniable evidence that endocannabinoid system dysregulation is involved and that some people with ASD have low…

Is CBD or THC Better for Sleep? (Hint…it Depends)

Written by Jen Keehn Updated August 11, 2021 Medically Reviewed by Dr. Zora DeGrandpre Have you ever stopped to ponder just how vital sleep truly is?   While we don’t really think about sleep much (unless we’re not getting enough of it), it’s actually one of the most critical bodily processes there is. It’s essential for…