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CBD: Its Discovery, Medical Benefits, and Growing Popularity

CBD: Its Discovery, Medical Benefits, and Growing Popularity

In recent years, public interest in “the other cannabinoid,” Cannabidiol, or CBD, has grown exponentially. Arguably, a greater amount of attention for the non-psychoactive CBD and its powerful medical properties has been one of main factors in society taking a fresh look at cannabis, and in turn, cannabis law.  With potent anti-seizure properties, CBD is capable of combating conditions like epilepsy while other medications consistently fail. If that weren’t enough, CBD fights insomnia and even counteracts many of THC’s side effects - such as anxiety and memory loss. In fact, this is merely a small sample of CBD’s potential medical benefits, which also include the ability to combat PTSD, cancer, and brain damage in stroke and traumatic brain injury victims.

A Doobie a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

A Doobie a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

With organizations like truth.org enlightening the public about the deadly researched effects of cigarette use through anti-tobacco ads, we have seen the number of cigarette smokers, particularly teens, decline dramatically. As marijuana becomes more mainstream, scientists are beginning to research the effects of cannabis smoke in addition to that of tobacco. The findings are not what you'd probably think...