A Dog Owner’s Guide to CBD

CBD has entered the mainstream. It’s now an incredibly popular health supplement that people turn to for help with anxiety, sleep, pain, inflammation, and much more. And thanks to the internet, hemp-based CBD oil is widely available and legal (for the most part) in all 50 states. But can it also benefit man’s best friend? … Read more

The Potential Risks of Synthetic Cannabinoids

A new study looks at the effects of the synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018, found in Spice. The researchers reveal what makes this compound and other synthetic cannabinoids a risky alternative to natural cannabis. Cannabinoids: A Quick Primer Cannabinoids are compounds that interact with your body’s endocannabinoid system. Naturally occurring cannabinoids (known as endocannabinoids) and cannabinoid receptors … Read more

CBD and PTSD

PTSD is a debilitating psychiatric disorder that affects between 5-10% of the population. For people like combat veterans who were exposed to trauma on a regular basis, the rates of PTSD can be as high as 20 or 30%. Despite the obvious need, there are currently no medications on the market that specifically treat PTSD. … Read more

Spruce CBD Review

Quick Overview Spruce Natural Labs is a North Carolina-based company specializing in CBD products made from American-sourced hemp plants. Founded in 2018, Spruce is relatively new to the CBD game. But even though Spruce is a CBD industry newcomer, they’re already making waves. In fact, Spruce has quickly differentiated itself with its simple but high-quality … Read more

Populum CBD Oil Review

Quick Overview Populum is a CBD company based in Tempe, Arizona that makes legal CBD products from hemp. The company was founded in 2016 by Gunhee Park. Before founding Populum, Park was like most people—he associated hemp with illegal marijuana. But in 2015, Park discovered the numerous benefits of hemp seed at a local farmer’s … Read more

Is CBD Legal in Your State?

In the United States, the laws governing cannabis and CBD are changing fast. Now any adult can order CBD online and have it shipped to their home. But is it really legal? The laws can be confusing, and they’re different for every state. But it’s important to stay informed. Here’s a rundown of the CBD … Read more

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Modulating the Endocannabinoid System Reduces Huntington’s Symptoms

endocannabinoids and huntington

Huntington’s is a progressive genetic disease. Everyone diagnosed with Huntington’s will eventually succumb to the illness. But what if researchers could slow the onset of this fatal ailment? A new study published in the journal Neuropharmacology shows that modulating the endocannabinoid system can improve symptoms and slow the disease in cell cultures and mice. Huntington’s … Read more