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  • December 1, 2015

Is CBD from Cannabis the Same as CBD from Cannabis? Settling the Debate

Stuart Tomc 2015-12-01 Hemp vs. Cannabis-derived CBD is not as complex as you might think…. Coleen Elliott via Compfight http://www.flickr.com/photos/41134799@N02/4151959501/ You may go ahead and re-read that title now. While it may seem like an obvious response or even rhetorical question to ask, this question has been popping up on forums, in dispensaries and independent,

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  • November 19, 2015

Do Cannabinoid-Mimicking Compounds Affect the Endocannabinoid System as Well as Cannabis?

EducationHealth Stuart Tomc 2015-11-19 Do some well-known natural compounds touted for good health positively affect the endocannabinoid system? When reading up on cannabinoids, you may have come across some resources insinuating that some non-cannabis compounds work as well as the cannabinoids they emulate. Not so fast, friend! Today we’re going to dive into the compounds

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  • November 18, 2015

Do Cannabinoid-Mimicking Compounds Affect the Endocannabinoid System as Well as Cannabis?

EducationHealth Stuart Tomc 2015-11-18 Do some well-known natural compounds touted for good health positively affect the endocannabinoid system? When reading up on cannabinoids, you may have come across some resources insinuating that some non-cannabis compounds work as well as the cannabinoids they emulate. Not so fast, friend! Today we’re going to dive into the compounds

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  • November 4, 2015

Does Use of CBD-Hemp Oil Result in a Positive Drug Test for THC or Cannabis?

EducationSociety Stuart Tomc 2015-11-04 A consumer who uses a high-quality, scientifically vetted hemp-based product at the standard serving size is highly unlikely to test positive for THC Whether you agree with it in principle or not, testing for illicit drug use is a reality for many workers in the United States. Drug testing is mandatory for

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  • October 26, 2015

Can Cannabinoids Positively Impact Your Body’s Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Health?

Stuart Tomc 2015-10-26 There is emerging science paving the way for the application of cannabinoids such as CBD (cannabidiol) in the world of orthopedic joint, tendon, bone, and connective tissue health. Musculoskeletal symptoms and orthopedic conditions are the second-most common reason for physician visits in the United States at a staggering annual cost of close

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  • October 16, 2015

Cannabinoids and the Immune System: “Immuno-Cannabinoid Effects”

Stuart Tomc 2015-10-16 Building on a previous article, Cannabidiol 101: A Peek into Cannabinoid Chemistry, the endocannabinoid system, or ECS, is a remarkably complex signaling network that has widespread effects within the body. In fact, many studies have been published examining the effects of various components of the ECS on appetite, metabolic health, blood sugar