A judge ruled in North Carolina that a woman who failed a CBD oil drug test was terminated from her employment unlawfully even though there was THC in her system.

CBD Warning and Drug Tests

A North Carolina judge has found in favor of a woman's unlawful work termination over failing a drug test for THC. She had been taking a CBD product derived from hemp containing less than .3% THC which is has been legal since 2015 in North Carolina.
November 28, 2019 — Tiffany Bowen
Celebrate this Thanksgiving with some CBD oil and see family stress get washed away.

CBD Oil and a Thanksgiving to Remember

Thanksgiving and other holiday family gatherings feel like they should always be fun and pleasant, instead for many of us they are stressful. Read the story of a young ER doctor joining her family for Thanksgiving after adding CBD oil and gummies to her daily routine.
November 26, 2019 — Tiffany Bowen
People are searching for information about CBD online and Googling popular CBD products more than anyone could have anticipated.

How Popular CBD Products are Online

People are using Google, Bing and other search engines to discover more about CBD. It's an even more popular search term than Taylor Swift or Kanye West. So, why are people so fascinated with CBD and its potential benefits? Well we weigh in with some of our opinions.
November 22, 2019 — Tiffany Bowen
Patients in palliative care with a doctor in Maryland are always inquiring about whether CBD oil is right for them.

CBD Oil and Palliative Care Patients

A Maryland physician working with patients in palliative care recently chimed in on her thoughts about CBD's benefits. She is unsure whether her patients are simply experiencing placebo effects or are genuinely benefiting from CBD oil. Without the benefit of more research, so much of what doctors have to go off of is speculative.
November 12, 2019 — Tiffany Bowen
Strawberry picking has evolved into hemp flower picking in Maine for people to make their own hemp oil.

Picking Your Own Hemp in Maine

An old farm in Maine now has a new crop for the old pick-it-yourself tradition. Hemp flowers! Maine has legalized medical and adult-use cannabis, however hemp with less than a .3% THC content is legal nationwide now. If you like the idea of going hemp picking and trying to make your own hemp oil or CBD oil, then head to Maine. They have some very tasty lobsters too!
November 08, 2019 — Tiffany Bowen
The news about the benefits of CBD are pretty confusing and more research is necessary along with enforced regulations.

CBD Oil Misinformation?

There is a lot of confusion out there about he efficacy and benefits of CBD. While the FDA has approved a CBD based pharmaceutical drug called Epidiolex, many doctors and scientists are still calling for more research to better understand CBD's ability to treat conditions. Many of the CBD companies are doing the industry no favors by improperly labeling their products and creating skepticism among consumers.
October 31, 2019 — Tiffany Bowen
CBD yoga is a thing these days, but here are some tips to find out if CBD oil can help with your routine.

CBD Yoga?

Yoga instructors from coast-to-coast are offering CBD themed yoga classes where they hand out CBD oil to their students before the class begins. But, does CBD help with yoga. Many people take CBD for stress, so it makes sense that CBD could help further relax a yoga student during vinyasa and stretching.

October 29, 2019 — Tiffany Bowen
Hopefully Canada will be able to provide the CBD research necessary to satisfy the government's need for rigorous scientific research.

Canada Still Leading the Way

Canada recently passed down legislation allowing companies to start selling cannabis edibles. Canada was the first industrialized nation to legalize cannabis for adult-use and so many of the people working in the cannabis and CBD product space are hoping it will be Canada that can deliver the acceptable research on the benefits of CBD and other cannabinoids.
October 24, 2019 — Tiffany Bowen
Anyone interested in trying CBD can choose from CBD edibles, CBD vape products, CBD oils and topicals too.

CBD Edibles vs Vaping: What You Need To Know

There are many choices when it comes to finding the right CBD products. While CBD edibles seem to be the most universally acceptable method of taking the non-psychoactive compound, some people prefer vaping CBD. Recent news about people getting sick from vaping is hitting the market hard though and many people in general are not interested in using their lungs as a delivery system.
October 16, 2019 — Tiffany Bowen
Beware of CBD products with bad reviews and checkout this report from the Center for Food Safety and what if found out about many CBD products.

Companies Getting Failing Grades for CBD Products

The Center for Food Safety recently released a report where it failed more than half the CBD brands it checked for bad extraction and manufacturing methods, failed lab tests and failing to properly label the products. There are still many problems with the CBD industry, but do not let a few bad players ruing the potential benefits of CBD.
October 14, 2019 — Tiffany Bowen