How is COVID-19 Affecting the CBD Industry?

For nearly two weeks, most of the western world has been on lockdown. Companies are encouraging their employees to work from home, and brick-and-mortar businesses deemed “non-essential” have been forced to close their doors indefinitely. Almost no industry has been spared from this unprecedented economic fallout. The CBD industry, however, is alive and well —

What to Do If You Are Feeling Anxious About the Coronavirus

Fear can be a good thing. It is an evolutionary survival mechanism that helps us avoid potentially dangerous situations. Through a process called “negative reinforcement,” humans are able to take on behaviors or actions in order to avoid or remove possible negative outcomes. But when the future is unknown, the system breaks down. More specifically,

The Full List of CBD and Hemp Events Affected by the Global Coronavirus Pandemic


By now, virtually everyone on the planet has felt the impact of the coronavirus. With governments either recommending or enforcing travel limitations, workplace closures, and social distancing, there is no industry spared from the fallout of this global pandemic. CBD, one of the fastest growing industries, is no exception. Here is a list of major

7 CBD Myths, Debunked

Claims about the myriad healing properties of CBD are ubiquitous. While the therapeutic potential of this potent cannabinoid is exciting to scientists and consumers alike, there’s also a need to recognize that CBD is not a panacea for every condition under the sun. Becoming acquainted with what is fact and what is fiction when it

How Seniors Can Benefit from CBD and Which Products to Use

  In 2020, cannabis research is advancing and anecdotal evidence regarding its efficacy is on the rise. This is working to decrease stigma around cannabis, and also making access easier for everyone —including seniors. In fact, reports show a 75% increase in cannabis use among American adults 65 years and older. It is no surprise

Everything You Need to Know About CBD-Infused Tea

Relaxation, improved blood circulation, and maybe even a reduced risk of heart disease – there’s a reason tea has survived dynasties, monarchies and the discovery of the coffee bean. However, while the benefits of this time-honored beverage deserve applause on their own, there’s good reason to think throwing another traditional plant into the mix may

Everything You Need to Know About Cannabinol (CBN)

The CBD industry—and the cannabis industry, by extension—has seen rapid growth in the last five years. In fact, according to a recent forecast by Nielsen, US CBD sales could hit $6 billion by 2025. This growth rate is a result of more lenient policy decisions, as well as an increasing demand for CBD’s therapeutic benefits,

Everything You Need to Know About CBD-Infused Coffee

The world practically runs on coffee. For many of us, the day doesn’t quite feel like it’s started until that first cup. Aside from its rich taste and warm aroma, a rush of caffeine through a waking body gets the gears turning and primes the brain for the day ahead. Until you crash and need

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) & CBD

Understanding the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)

Understanding the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) The endocannabinoid system, or ECS, is a complex system of cellular signaling present in all vertebrate animals and necessary for our very survival. Discovered in the 1990s while researchers were exploring THC, a well-known cannabinoid present in marijuana, the ECS is now known to be involved in several other physiological

What is the Entourage Effect?

We have had a long-standing relationship with the cannabis plant, ancient in fact. Dating back at least 10,000 years, this medicinal herb has been part of our shared consciousness for millennia. Yet, its mind-altering potential led to outlaw and condemnation. In recent times, however, science has begun to unravel its various compounds and unique properties