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3011, 2020

What Is ‘Full Spectrum’ CBD Oil?

November 30th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

With many health benefits, CBD has grown in popularity in recent years. But there are many different products, from oils to jelly beans, that can confuse some users regarding what to buy. One of these products is full spectrum CBD. When searching for CBD products, users might find some products claiming to be composed of "full spectrum CBD" while others indicate being "CBD isolate." Undoubtedly, both products contain CBD, but their effects can differ [...]

2511, 2020

The Importance of Virtual Events for the CBD and Hemp Industry

November 25th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Among the numerous and unfortunate consequences the COVID-19 pandemic has brought upon the hemp industry, the shutdown of public events and mass gatherings is one of the more aggravating. As the cbd/hemp industry grew during the last several years, so has the tradeshow industry, which played a big part in many CBD and cannabis companies' marketing strategies to make themselves known to potential customers. While the concept of "reinvention" is often thrown out when [...]

2411, 2020

6 Different Types of Cannabinoids

November 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Part of what makes the hemp plant unique resides in a natural family of compounds produced inside it: cannabinoids. For many consumers, hemp becomes more familiar when it's attached to its most known extract in conversation, CBD. When talking about hemp and cannabis in general, people like to refer to the plant's two most known compounds, CBD and THC. The truth is that these two are part of a much larger group of compounds [...]

1811, 2020

How cloning cannabis benefits the hemp industry

November 18th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

It may sound futuristic, but cloning cannabis is fairly common in the industry. Through specific techniques, it's possible to replicate the exact genetic material into a new growing plant, thus maintaining the same concentration of cannabidiol, THC, terpenes, and other components, across many cultivars. Companies looking to establish brand quality take advantage of this practice, ensuring a steady and uniform product created from homogeneous crops and extending successful high-quality plants' longevity. Although cloning is [...]

1611, 2020

Psilocybin, the ‘magic’ in mushrooms

November 16th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Found in the so-called "Magic Mushrooms," psilocybin is a compound that has become very popular over the years. Famous for its psychoactive effects, users have defined the use of it as dreaming or becoming aware of other realities, using a lexicon linked to mysticism. Also, Magic Mushrooms have been associated with helping to relieve symptoms of anxiety, stress, and even depression, though more research is needed to reach conclusive results. What is psilocybin? Psilocybin [...]

1011, 2020

What is kratom?

November 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , , |

Kratom (Mitragynia Korth speciose) is a plant that belongs to the Rubiaceae family; the same that coffee plants belong to. In Southeast Asia, people have used it for thousands of years, especially in Thailand, and its leaves are used to prepare tea or crushed to consume it in the form of capsules. "It began to be used in the United States in the last 20 years [...] I estimate that between 3 and 5 [...]

511, 2020

CBD and hemp businesses are thriving during the pandemic

November 5th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , |

While other economic sectors have been struck down by the COVID-19 pandemic, CBD and hemp businesses have prevailed despite still being a developing industry. Thanks to a surge in demand, the nature of the business itself, and its attractiveness to investors, this market hasn’t seemed to suffer as much as others. People Are Buying More CBD than Ever Compared to last year's numbers, 2020 is on its way to being a pivotal year for [...]

411, 2020

Why Are People Preferring CBD Drinks?

November 4th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Something that comes with CBD's boom is its wide availability in the market. It's possible to find CBD in almost everything these days, a trend that won't stop anytime soon as many types of products appear on shelves every day. CBD infused beverages are among these popular products, and many restaurants in cannabis-friendly states are offering them in various stylish ways. However, another format that's growing is their packaged version. Consumers can find CBD [...]

211, 2020

7 Best Ways to Take CBD

November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

People take CBD oil for a myriad of reasons. Although we know that CBD has some anti-inflammatory and soothing properties and is associated with the medicinal part of marijuana, its effectiveness has only been verified for some epileptic-type attacks. The drug Epidolex is the only drug in the world that has federal approval in the US. But people also take it to treat anxiety and insomnia, based on anecdotal reports of relief. Though there [...]

2810, 2020

Colombia’s Challenges in the Global Hemp Game

October 28th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

It is no secret that Colombian society has been quite quite conservative in the past. Indeed, many people there—as with many other countries—have grown up under outdated beliefs, based on antiquated ideas about right and wrong. That's what happened to a commodity that was unfairly judged in the 20th century: hemp. The plant, a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis, was used by most cultures to manufacture paper and textiles for thousands of years. Due to [...]

3011, 2020

What Is ‘Full Spectrum’ CBD Oil?

November 30th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

With many health benefits, CBD has grown in popularity in recent years. But there are many different products, from oils to jelly beans, that can confuse some users regarding what to buy. One of these products is full spectrum CBD. When searching for CBD products, users might find some products claiming to be composed of "full spectrum CBD" while others indicate being "CBD isolate." Undoubtedly, both products contain CBD, but their effects can differ [...]

2511, 2020

The Importance of Virtual Events for the CBD and Hemp Industry

November 25th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Among the numerous and unfortunate consequences the COVID-19 pandemic has brought upon the hemp industry, the shutdown of public events and mass gatherings is one of the more aggravating. As the cbd/hemp industry grew during the last several years, so has the tradeshow industry, which played a big part in many CBD and cannabis companies' marketing strategies to make themselves known to potential customers. While the concept of "reinvention" is often thrown out when [...]

2411, 2020

6 Different Types of Cannabinoids

November 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Part of what makes the hemp plant unique resides in a natural family of compounds produced inside it: cannabinoids. For many consumers, hemp becomes more familiar when it's attached to its most known extract in conversation, CBD. When talking about hemp and cannabis in general, people like to refer to the plant's two most known compounds, CBD and THC. The truth is that these two are part of a much larger group of compounds [...]

1811, 2020

How cloning cannabis benefits the hemp industry

November 18th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

It may sound futuristic, but cloning cannabis is fairly common in the industry. Through specific techniques, it's possible to replicate the exact genetic material into a new growing plant, thus maintaining the same concentration of cannabidiol, THC, terpenes, and other components, across many cultivars. Companies looking to establish brand quality take advantage of this practice, ensuring a steady and uniform product created from homogeneous crops and extending successful high-quality plants' longevity. Although cloning is [...]

1611, 2020

Psilocybin, the ‘magic’ in mushrooms

November 16th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Found in the so-called "Magic Mushrooms," psilocybin is a compound that has become very popular over the years. Famous for its psychoactive effects, users have defined the use of it as dreaming or becoming aware of other realities, using a lexicon linked to mysticism. Also, Magic Mushrooms have been associated with helping to relieve symptoms of anxiety, stress, and even depression, though more research is needed to reach conclusive results. What is psilocybin? Psilocybin [...]

1011, 2020

What is kratom?

November 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , , |

Kratom (Mitragynia Korth speciose) is a plant that belongs to the Rubiaceae family; the same that coffee plants belong to. In Southeast Asia, people have used it for thousands of years, especially in Thailand, and its leaves are used to prepare tea or crushed to consume it in the form of capsules. "It began to be used in the United States in the last 20 years [...] I estimate that between 3 and 5 [...]

511, 2020

CBD and hemp businesses are thriving during the pandemic

November 5th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , |

While other economic sectors have been struck down by the COVID-19 pandemic, CBD and hemp businesses have prevailed despite still being a developing industry. Thanks to a surge in demand, the nature of the business itself, and its attractiveness to investors, this market hasn’t seemed to suffer as much as others. People Are Buying More CBD than Ever Compared to last year's numbers, 2020 is on its way to being a pivotal year for [...]

411, 2020

Why Are People Preferring CBD Drinks?

November 4th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Something that comes with CBD's boom is its wide availability in the market. It's possible to find CBD in almost everything these days, a trend that won't stop anytime soon as many types of products appear on shelves every day. CBD infused beverages are among these popular products, and many restaurants in cannabis-friendly states are offering them in various stylish ways. However, another format that's growing is their packaged version. Consumers can find CBD [...]

211, 2020

7 Best Ways to Take CBD

November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

People take CBD oil for a myriad of reasons. Although we know that CBD has some anti-inflammatory and soothing properties and is associated with the medicinal part of marijuana, its effectiveness has only been verified for some epileptic-type attacks. The drug Epidolex is the only drug in the world that has federal approval in the US. But people also take it to treat anxiety and insomnia, based on anecdotal reports of relief. Though there [...]

2810, 2020

Colombia’s Challenges in the Global Hemp Game

October 28th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

It is no secret that Colombian society has been quite quite conservative in the past. Indeed, many people there—as with many other countries—have grown up under outdated beliefs, based on antiquated ideas about right and wrong. That's what happened to a commodity that was unfairly judged in the 20th century: hemp. The plant, a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis, was used by most cultures to manufacture paper and textiles for thousands of years. Due to [...]