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Julie AitchesonFebruary 2, 2022
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Pricing schemes for CBD products are as variable as the products themselves and impacted by such factors as quality of ingredients, potency, and production. In a pricing analysis that compared over 3000 CBD products across 100 brands, a recent analysis conducted by Leafreport found that the price difference between the cheapest and most expensive topicals increased to 11142% as of the end of November 2021. In April of 2021, that difference was 4718%. Leafreport created a price index to compare brands:  “Bargain grade” brands (priced ranging from $.01-$.076/mg CBD), “Market grade” brands (priced ranging from $.077-$$.167/mg CBD), and “Pricey grade” brands (priced above $.168/mg CBD). 

“Bargain grade” CBD brands analyzed in the report included Extract Labs, Vida Optima and Erth Hemp among others while “Market brands” featured names like Receptra Naturals, cbdmd (OTC: YCBD) and Elixinol (OTC: ELLXF). Upmarket labels like Foria, PureKana and Kushly made the list of “Pricey brands” by Leafreport’s metrics. The vast pricing spread between “bargain” and “pricey” CBD products is not new to the market. Still, the ever-widening gap is noteworthy, as are a number of Leafreport’s other findings related to the discrepancy.  

While CBD topicals and creams showed themselves to range most widely in pricing among product categories, there was also a significant 3561% gap between the most least expensive products across all products. The difference between the cheapest and most expensive products in the edibles category was also noteworthy at 5100%. Gummies and pet tinctures posted the least difference in pricing between “bargain” and “pricey” brands at 833% and 858% respectively.

Leafreport spoke to a variety of CBD industry experts in order to gain a greater perspective on the factors that influence pricing. Responses from Laura Fuentes of Green Roads CBD and Winston Peki of Herbonaut highlight the current lack of regulation in the CBD industry, which allows some companies to skimp on materials and the production process without penalty. This can seriously affect a product’s purity and potency, but due to ongoing issues of inaccurate labeling and false product claims, cost-conscious customers often don’t realize that they’ve purchased an inferior product until it’s too late. 

Peki specifies that there are three production factors that influence price: hemp cultivation processes and the hemp plant parts used; extraction type, and vertical integration of the brand, which enables manufacturers to optimize costs by having more control over each step of the process. He takes issue with comparing CBD product prices based on how much CBD you get for a certain price, citing the value of other hemp compounds that can enhance and individualize a product’s effects. When it comes to topicals and edibles, the difference between an isolate and full-spectrum hemp makes a big difference in cost, as does the use of “boilerplate” formulations that are cheaper because production is standardized rather than curated. Jim Higdon of Cornbread Hemp affirms that the diversity and quality of ingredients are a major factor in pricing such as when the product has a certified organic designation.

So what does Leafreport’s brand data reveal that might be of use to CBD consumers ranging from the budgetista to the aficionado with ample discretionary funds? Leafreport breaks this down by product category. For example, Industrial Hemp Farms showed up as the least expensive brand on the market across all CBD products (unchanged from the prior year’s report). The brand offers the cheapest full and broad spectrum tinctures, though, in a previous review of their products, Leafreport found that several products showed higher than the acceptable variance for potency levels. Her Highness came in as the most expensive brand of full and broad spectrum tinctures, but Leafreport notes a dearth of information available from the company about ingredient sourcing and production. Industrial Hemp Farms sells the least expensive topicals and creams as well, with Kushly ranking as the priciest brand in this category and overall. 

The discrepancy in price between high and low-end brands was found to have increased within seven out of ten product categories since 2020 according to Leafreport’s data. This indelibly points to the ongoing reality of an unregulated market—a pressing issue with a resolution that is far from imminent.


Video StaffDecember 27, 2021

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Rachel Rapinoe is best known for her days as a former professional soccer player, but she also co-founded and is the CEO of CBD company Mendi. Rapinoe created the products for athletes as a recovery tool. She uses CBD every day as well. Rapinoe says starting the company was the easy part, but staying with it is the hard part. She has no plans on quitting now and keeps working to spread the word of The Mendi Co.


Julie AitchesonDecember 7, 2021
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With December upon us and hemp harvest season coming to a close, the cannabis industry is facing a sobering bust following the great CBD boom. The November 2021 Hemp Benchmarks Report contains results from an analysis of financial findings from publicly traded CBD companies, which reflect a stagnant 2021 market. However, hemp-derived THC (Delta-8) companies are seeing solid revenues despite some decline in wholesale prices. This was the case for LFTD, which saw $29 million in combined sales in the third quarter, while longstanding hemp CBD company Charlotte’s Web (OTC: CWBHF), which has the largest U.S. market share, reported a revenue decline of 6% year-over-year. Other publicly traded CBD companies such as cbdmd and CV Sciences reported similar trends.

Wholesale prices for various types of extracted CBD continue in a downward trend and, according to Hemp Benchmarks, the amount of hemp acreage planted and harvested successfully this year declined by roughly half compared to 2020.  The glut of hemp biomass and hemp-derived CBD products in the market, lack of growth in demand for non-intoxicating cannabinoids and the rise in popularity of synthetics manufactured from hemp-derived CBD point to more trouble ahead for CBD product sales. Other impacts include regulatory uncertainty and a drop in consumer spending due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Still, a recent U.S. CBD Market Industry Update published by the Brightfield Group projects significant sales growth for CBD in 2022, with a holiday season jump and a possible boost from the passage of California Assembly Bill 45, which formally legalizes CBD production and sales in the state while also allowing it to be added to foods and marketed as a dietary supplement. This, coupled with the possibility that California may decide to restrict the sale of Delta-8 THC products to companies with state-issued marijuana licenses, may give non-intoxicating CBD products a much-needed lift in the market.

An increase of interest in hemp fiber and grain offers some reassurance to hemp farmers as well. In December, the National Hemp Association submitted a requested report to the White House predicting that hemp and fiber grain would generate a $32 billion dollar impact by 2030. As a crop that sequesters carbon dioxide and creates nutrient-rich soil (and therefore nutrient-rich produce), hemp shows great promise as a rotational crop among farmers who currently rotate corn, soy, and wheat. Meanwhile, hemp fiber has the potential to serve as the basis for thousands of products throughout the supply chain. 

The success of hemp fiber and grain will require a considerable investment of time, resources, education, and promotion and is not without challenges, but as big brands like Georgia-Pacific, Nike, and Patagonia announce initiatives to make hemp-based products, the wheels are already turning in hemp fiber’s favor. Farmers growing hemp fiber and grain can buy certified seed to minimize their risks (an option which does not exist for CBD plant seed), and the availability of contracts for growing hemp for both fiber and seed is increasing as manufacturers research more ways, both old and new, to make use of this versatile plant.

 


Debra BorchardtDecember 2, 2021
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Despite the controversy over Delta-8, sales are beating some popular CBD companies. Hemp Benchmarks has been following the price of Delta-8 within the hemp industry and recently highlighted the company LFTD Partners (OTC: LSFP), whose sales rival many established CBD companies. 

CBD Fever Dreams

When the Farm Bill was passed in 2018, there were high hopes for the CBD industry and in particular for the hemp farmers. Hundreds of acres were grown, but the huge demand for CBD never materialized. There was demand, to be sure, but not at the levels the market had anticipated. This resulted in a glut of CBD biomass in the market and prices plunged. Farmers plowed over crops instead of harvesting due to the cost and many dramatically reduced the acres of hemp they were growing. 

Delta-8 Growth

Then Delta-8 came along and the farmers began to find a new market for their crops. It was discovered that within the language of the Farm Bill, only Delta-9 cannabis was carved out as an adult-use THC product, leaving Delta-8 in a grey area. Delta-8 is often referred to as cannabis light in that the psychoactive response is milder than Delta 9 cannabis. It is also extracted from hemp as opposed to the regular cannabis that produces the typical THC product. This loophole caught many off guard and with little regulation or oversight, the product began to take off. 

Several states have banned the product from being sold due to the lack of oversight. The cannabis industry seems mixed on whether it supports the product or not. Some are happy that it has helped out hemp farmers, while others see it as competition that isn’t subject to the same onerous regulations. In addition to that, the FDA noted that it has received several troubling reports on Delta-8. Seeing a Delta-8 company beat a highly regulated CBD company in revenue has got to hurt.

Lifted Made

LFTD Partners also known as Lifted Made, manufactures and sells branded products containing hemp-derived cannabinoids (e.g. delta-8-THC, delta-9-THC, delta-10-THC, THCV, THCO, CBDA, CBC, CBG, CBN, CBD), e-liquid, disposable nicotine vapes, kratom and kava products. In February 2020, LSFP acquired 100% of Warrender Enterprise Inc. d/b/a Lifted Made (formerly d/b/a Lifted Liquids). It recently announced that it was expanding its operations for the fourth time during the last 18 months, leasing an additional 8,000 square feet in a third building in Kenosha, WI. LSFP has also signed a letter of intent to acquire Savage Enterprises, owner of award-winning hemp-derived products brand Delta Extrax, sub-brand Chronix, Savage CBD, male enhancement products brand Vix, kratom and kava-based products brand Kanna, and plans to enter the California marijuana industry by purchasing Premier Greens LLC and MKRC Holdings, LLC. 

Two weeks ago, the company reported its third-quarter revenue had risen 32% to $8.8 million and net income grew by 40% to $2.2 million. Savage reported that it had revenues of $20 million in the third quarter, but doesn’t look to have Delta-8 products in its portfolio. Still, the pro-forma of the combined companies puts it near a $30 million quarter. 

CBD Companies Struggle

CBD brands have struggled under the massive amount of money it took to get established only to see competition muddy the landscape. CBD was being sold at grocery stores and gas stations. Consumers had no idea whether the cheap CBD at the gas station was the same, better, or worse than more reputable brands. With major restrictions on what CBD companies could say about themselves, consumers couldn’t even do their own research. Websites remain vague and companies that attempt to give consumers as much information as possible often get slapped by the FDA for making claims they can’t support with medical research. 

This year, a well-respected brand Plus Products essentially went bankrupt. Aligning itself with a major celebrity like John Legend didn’t help as the company became overwhelmed with debt. The stock has quit trading as the company restructures. In its last earnings report, Plus only delivered revenues of $4 million for the second quarter. 

While Charlotte’s Web (OTC: CWBHF) reported revenues of $23 million in the most recent third-quarter earnings report, this was down from 2020’s third-quarter revenue of $25 million. Another CBD with a large market share, CV Sciences (OTC: CVSI) reported that sales for the third quarter of 2021 were $5.1 million, which dropped 8% from $5.6 million in the third quarter of 2020. 

FDA Warns About Delta-8

In September, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about Delta-8 THC noting that the product hasn’t been evaluated or approved by the agency. Granted the FDA’s opinion on anything cannabis-related is received with a healthy dose of skepticism. The FDA still hasn’t made any determination on CBD after years of discussion and research. In the warning notice, the FDA said that from December 2020 through July 2021, it had received adverse event reports from both consumers and law enforcement describing 22 patients who consumed delta-8 THC products and 14 went to a hospital or emergency room for treatment. 19 of these patients said they had eaten delta-8 THC food products. The adverse events included vomiting, hallucinations, trouble standing, and loss of consciousness. In addition to that, the FDA said that the national poison control centers received 661 exposure cases of delta-8 THC products between January 2018 and July 31, 2021, 660 of which occurred between January 1, 2021, and July 31, 2021. Of the 661 exposure cases:

  • 41% involved unintentional exposure to delta-8 THC and 77% of these unintentional exposures affected pediatric patients less than 18 years of age.
  • 39% involved pediatric patients less than 18 years of age
  • 18% required hospitalizations, including children who required intensive care unit (ICU) admission following exposure to these products.

In Closing

CBD companies were already facing a tsunami of challenges and the onslaught of the Delta-8 products has only added to those troubles. Until the cannabis industry decides to take a position on Delta-8, one way or the other, it is likely the CBD-only companies will have to find new ways to succeed. The patchwork approach by some states banning the product, while others allow it only creates more chaos for consumers. In the meantime, it looks as if the lack of regulations and customer demand will keep Delta-8 companies in business and possibly more successful than the CBD companies who are trying to play by the rules.


StaffNovember 22, 2021
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High Tide Inc. (TSXV: HITI) (Nasdaq: HITI) announced it was buying 80% of NuLeaf Naturals, LLC for $31.24 million and will have a three-year option to acquire the remaining 20% of NuLeaf at any time. The total company is valued at $39 million. High Tide said that NuLeaf would be highly accretive noting that NuLeaf generated gross margins of 71% and Adjusted EBITDA1 margins of 25% during the 12 months ended September 30, 2021.

“With this announcement, we have doubled down on our efforts to become a global market leader with respect to hemp-derived CBD production and e-commerce sales. Our strategy is backed by numerous studies which predict that the global CBD market is set to grow exponentially over the coming years, with Fortune Business Insights projecting that it will reach US$56 billion by 2028, equating to a compound annual growth rate of 47%. High Tide is growing across all three categories within the cannabis ecosystem, including THC, CBD, and accessories. With the purchase of NuLeaf, we are now further vertically-integrated in our CBD business, just like we have been with regard to consumption accessories. As international markets open up and as export regulations evolve, NuLeaf’s cGMP-certified facility positions us to take advantage of the global CBD business opportunity,” said Raj Grover, President and Chief Executive Officer of High Tide. “Additionally, NuLeaf has developed customized manufacturing technology for vegan softgels, establishing them as one of very few manufacturers in the U.S. with this capability. Their portfolio also includes other innovative products including their Multicannabinoid oils and softgels. This transaction will provide us with meaningful cross-selling synergies and margin enhancement opportunities for FAB and Blessed CBD.”

Founded in 2014 with its headquarters in Denver, Colorado, NuLeaf is a market leader in the production and distribution of premium cannabidiol (CBD) wellness products. NuLeaf can produce 60,000 plant-based softgels per hour and is one of only a few manufacturers in the United States that can produce a vegan softgel. NuLeaf has a strong distribution reach in the natural products channel and recently secured an expansion with Sprouts Farmers Market from 33 retail locations to an additional 235 stores. Over the 12 months ended September 30, 2021, NuLeaf had over 5.1 million site visits and an average order value of US$120.

“We are excited to partner with Raj and the High Tide team to deliver the highest quality cannabinoid products in the world,” said Bo Shirley, Co-founder of NuLeaf Naturals. “Utilizing the latest in cannabinoid research, we continue to drive innovation and growth by launching unprecedented products that revolutionize the market. High Tide is a global leader in cannabis and together we look forward to expanding our market share and building the future of this industry.”

“This strategic alignment with High Tide will enable us to continue to deliver exceptional value to our customers and retail partners,” said Jaden Barnes, Co-founder of NuLeaf Naturals. “As part of the High Tide organization, we are well positioned to take the next steps in our growth strategy while maintaining our laser focus on delivering a world-class cannabis experience.”


Julie AitchesonNovember 4, 2021
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There is a constant influx of new CBD, CBG, CBN, and synthetic products flooding the market and ever more consumers turning to them for relief from a range of conditions, relaxation, and a festive alternative to hangover-inducing substances. As regulators struggle to keep up with the seismic growth of the market, a new Leafreport survey sought to uncover how much CBD users are actually consuming and how they choose their dosages.

While some dosage schemes for CBD have been proposed, none have been implemented to date and there is still disagreement on the issue among medical professionals. This means that customers are left to labels, their own research and preferences, and the recommendations of others to determine what the optimal dose for their desired outcome might be. Leafreport’s survey captured US-based individuals ages 21 to 80 years of age. There were 1360 people who responded to the survey, 721 of whom are either using CBD or have experimented with it.

Leafreport’s findings showed that, of those surveyed, 71% of CBD users self-determine their own dosage without consulting a professional while 18% consulted with a doctor and 11% consulted with a CBD/cannabis industry professional. Even industry experts like CEO and Founder of The People’s Dispensary Christine De La Rosa (cited in the report) references the recommended dosage on the label and then adjusts it until she finds what works for her. She does add, however, that advice from a professional can be a helpful source of guidance, as is taking time to gauge your body’s response to a specific dosage. Author Anthony Schroeder (“7 Ways To Manage Pain With CBD”) shared the view that the dosage suggestion on a label should be considered a generic starting point to be increased or decreased based on factors like sensitivity, body weight, and pre-existing conditions.

So self-determining dosage using the label as a baseline may not be such a bad idea, but Leafreport’s survey shows that 26% of those surveyed don’t check for CBD concentration when shopping for a product and 22% don’t check the dose at all before consuming the product. 31% of consumers surveyed using CBD every day and 48% take the same dosage every time they consume CBD.  Again, a full 22% revealed that they don’t know how much they are taking because they never checked the dose. Leafreport’s survey concludes that not paying attention to potency or daily dosage can be problematic and even harmful, as CBD elicits “biphasic effects” at different doses. The survey summary cites the example of how a low dosage might alleviate anxiety while a higher dosage can elevate it. The advent of a standardized dosage scheme may not fully address this issue, as user responses and conditions are incredibly unique, pointing to the importance of obtaining professional advice on dosage, especially for less-experienced consumers. 


StaffAugust 31, 2021
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During the past few years, there has been growing popularity regarding CBD. CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is one of the two main substances that is isolated from hemp. Many people enjoy using CBD to treat a wide variety of health issues, including depression, anxiety, and stress relief. Because depression is an issue that impacts people worldwide, new treatment options have been developed, including CBD. If you are struggling with depression, you should reach out to a mental health professional who can help you develop a comprehensive treatment plan that includes therapy, which might include CBD. How can CBD be used to treat depression if you visit a popular dispensary Glendale AZ location?

An Overview of CBD

CBD is one of the numerous substances isolated from hemp; however, the other primary substance is THC. THC stands for tetrahydrocannabinol and is responsible for the psychoactive effects of cannabis. Even though a lot of people believe CBD can get you high, this is not the case. CBD does not have any psychoactive effects. CBD has been found to be helpful to treat a wide variety of medical issues. Examples include stress relief, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, and sleep issues.

Furthermore, a prescription medication called epidiolex is used to treat certain types of seizure disorders. As more research is done on CBD, more benefits are being uncovered. This includes benefits related to CBD and the treatment of depression.

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Depression?

Similar to other medical issues, depression can present in a variety of ways. There are a few common symptoms of depression, including:

  • Many people who develop depression have issues falling asleep or staying asleep at night.
  • Individuals with depression often experience changes in their eating habits, either eating significantly more or less.
  • People with depression also feel guilty about things that are not their fault.
  • Depression can also present with changes in an emotional state, leading to major mood swings. People with depression may have rapid mood swings ranging from happiness to sadness and anger.
  • There are certain situations where people with depression may develop suicidal ideation.

Anyone who suffers from depression deserves to have access to a trained mental health professional who can help them address these concerns. If you are working with a mental health professional to develop a treatment plan for depression, CBD could be right for you.

Can CBD Be Used To Treat Depression?

Yes, CBD can be used to treat depression. Many prescription medications treat depression by altering levels of serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter in the brain that causes people to feel happy. There is some evidence that CBD can alter serotonin levels, making it an effective treatment for depression. Even though CBD can be helpful in certain cases, it also has the potential to interfere with other prescription medications. Therefore, if you are taking prescription medications for depression, you need to talk to your doctor ahead of time. That way, you can figure out if CBD will interact with anything else you are taking. This could have an impact on your treatment plan.

How Do You Choose the Right CBD Product?

If you are trying to find CBD that can help you treat depression, you need to choose the right product. In particular, you need to pay attention to whether the product has any THC in it. If you take something with THC, you are going to feel psychoactive effects. Therefore, you need to make sure you do not operate heavy machinery. You should also think about how you want to consume CBD. Some people prefer to inhale it directly, while others prefer to use substances they can apply to the skin’s surface. Make sure you talk to a professional about the type of CBD product that is right for you. That way, you are comfortable using the CBD treatment method you purchase.

Talk To a Professional About CBD for the Treatment of Depression

If you or someone you know is suffering from symptoms of depression, remember that you are not alone. There are professionals who can help you. CBD can help you treat depression in the right situations. Before you try CBD for the first time, be sure to talk to a doctor. Then, if you have questions about finding the right CBD product, reach out to someone who has experience in this area. That way, you know you will find CBD products that can help you effectively treat depression. It could be a part of your comprehensive treatment plan.

 

 


StaffAugust 27, 2021
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Hey, do you use CBD gummies? Or are you switching to CBD gummies? Have you ever thought about whether you can drive safely by experiencing the effects of CBD gummies or not? Have you ever tried this? Well then, you must read this. Because today, this article will help you know whether you can chew CBD gummies and still drive safely or not?

CBD products have become buzzy and are baffling the audience by stealing the show. As more and more people know the effects and benefits of CBD products, the sales of CBD products are enhancing endlessly. All the CBD products, including CBD gummies, have made their fan base. CBDNorth’s gummies have proven themselves as a new and attractive way to take CBD.

While CBD gummies are busy doing magic on their users, thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, the use of many of them are now legal too. Yes, it has been the cherry on the cake that all the CBD products, which contain less than 0.3% percent of THC, are now legal. However, it’s still illegal in many states. The legality of the CBD gummies has flourished the CBD market with a wide range of CBD gummies.

CBD gummies are available in several exciting and delicious flavors. Although the US has become the largest consuming state of CBD gummies, there’s also an increase in CBD users in Canada. They are also looking for the best CBD gummies Canada. As much as this popularity of CBD gummies is astonishing to us, it’s also raising several questions in the minds of many CBD users. One of the crucial questions from them is that can you chew CBD gummies and still drive safely? To know the answer, let’s get started-

 

What are CBD gummies?

So, CBD gummies are just some candies that are edible and are embedded with CBD oil. So, in case if you’re new to CBD gummies or if you’re thinking of switching to the edible method to take CBD, you must know what these CBD gummies are. We should help our readers understand the whole concept. It will surely help you have a greater understanding of the actuality of taking CBD gummies.

That means they are made up of CBD oil as the main ingredient. You can get CBD gummies in a rainbow of colors, delicious flavors, exciting shapes, and different concentrations of CBD in them. CBD gummies are considered to be discreet and easy to take way to consume CBD. With CBD gummies, you can get a constant dose of CBD every day.

Similar to other CBD products, CBD gummies also offer several health benefits to their users. So now, you know about CBD gummies and why people are choosing this way to take CBD. You must understand that the effect of CBD gummies on your driving is highly correlated with the influence of CBD on your brain. With that being said, let’s take a look at this-

CBD gummies and the brain- is driving possible? 

You must know that CBD gummies don’t possess psychoactive properties. By this, we mean that it won’t take you high unless there’s a high amount of THC in them. Usually, all the legal CBD gummies are devoid of THC, the psychoactive compound which gives you a high effect when you take it. Even if they contain THC, they can’t have more than 0.3% of it, which is not a considerable amount.

CBD gummies can affect the serotonin receptors inside your brain. The positive impact of this is that it can elevate your mood and relax you. It can also impact the alertness of your brain. It enhances the doubt of the chances of CBD gummies affecting your actions when it comes to driving. But what’s the truth? Can it impair your driving ability? Let’s see what do the experts and research studies have to say about this-

What do the researchers say-

 

  1. A research study says that CBD without the presence of the intoxicating chemical THC can’t impair your driving ability. Thus, this applies to CBD gummies too.
  2. Another research study by the researchers from a university’s Lamberts Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics in Sydney says that CBD without the active intoxicant THC doesn’t affect a user’s ability to drive a vehicle safely.
  3. Dr. Jordan Tishler, a cannabis specialist, trained from Harvard University, says that no proof can suggest that CBD-infused products would extend a driving threat to the users.
  4. Dr. Thomas Arkwell, a Ph.D. candidate from the University of Sydney, has researched the connection between CBD and driving. He says that the use of CBD products, including CBD gummies, doesn’t impair driving ability. He also says that there are some shreds of evidence that the use of CBD products may lead to mild sedation if taken at high doses. 

 

So, with these statements, we can say that many studies nullify the obligation that CBD gummies impair the driving ability of the users. However, we need more research on the topic by the experts. CBD can affect your driving ability if they contain THC. Do you want to know how? Let’s discuss-

The high effect, which comes from eating CBD gummies with shreds of THC in them, can take longer to induce the effects. If you eat CBD gummies, you may feel the results within 2 hours. However, it may differ from one person to another. Within 4 hours of eating the gummies, you’ll be entirely high. And the effects could last for 12 hours. That means it’s regarded as pretty unsafe to drive within this period of 12 hours. It can be proven harmful if you think you can drive safely till two hours of eating gummies. You can get into an accident if you start experiencing the effects before two hours of eating gummies. 

You can also face trouble if you think you can drive after precisely twelve hours of taking. It can take longer for your body to eliminate the effects of CBD gummies.

 

Bottom line

So, now you know that CBD alone cannot affect your driving ability as it can’t give you the high effect as THC gives. But you must also know that CBD has some side effects like low blood pressure, drowsiness, etc., which can be proven harmful to you while driving. We strictly advise you to be careful in these situations. It was a crucial thing for us to discuss. Stay safe and stay tuned for more. 

    

 

 


StaffAugust 27, 2021
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The benefits of using CBD are well known. Most people are now aware of the tremendous benefits of consuming CBD because it is easily accessible. CBD oils and capsules are prevalent. However, there is a relatively new use of CBD because it is now available in creams. Several users are experiencing the benefits of using CBD cream. You can get the best CBD cream Canada has to offer pretty quickly online. You can use CBDNorth’s cream at home, and you do not require a prescription to use it. Let us look at how CBD cream can help treat dark circles and how you can apply it.

What Is CBD Cream?

Manufacturers add CBD oils and tinctures to creams to enhance the benefits of applying skincare products. CBD is known to possess highly effective anti-inflammatory properties that help alleviate various symptoms of certain skin conditions. CBD creams can also help with joint pains, and it works effectively. CBD skin cream is trendy because it is straightforward to use, and the benefits are significant. CBD creams react with your skin on the surface level, but they also respond on a deeper level with your muscles. CBD cream can address a specific issue, or it can be a general relaxant. CBD lotions and creams are readily available, and they do not contain any THC. Since these lotions and creams do not have any THC, they are entirely legal and safe for usage. 

CBD creams are straightforward to handle. They come in small packages, which makes them highly portable. This portability enables you to carry your CBD cream wherever you go, and you can use it whenever you need to. There are not many adverse effects of using CBD cream, while there are many benefits. CBD creams are also famous because they contain only natural ingredients and do not cause any adverse reactions in the skin. There are many CBD creams and lotions in the market, so there is something for everyone. CBD creams are available in different price ranges and various sizes, so you can purchase according to your need. 

Can CBD Cream Treat My Dark Circles?

Dark circles occur when the muscles under our eyes are weakened. Dark circles also appear when there is inflammation and fluid build-up directly under our eyes. Dark circles can be unpleasant. Dark circles make people feel less confident, so they understandably want to try and get rid of them. While there are several remedies available to treat dark circles, many traditional ways are not highly effective. CBD creams, on the other hand, are highly effective and can treat your dark circles. When you apply CBD cream to your eyes, they will look younger and brighter. You will get rid of the unwanted darkness and feel confident again. Dark circles can also arise due to a lack of sleep. Staying up way too late due to insomnia is a leading cause of individuals experiencing dark circles. Due to the other properties of CBD, even your sleep will improve when you apply CBD cream. CBD is infamous for helping treat sleep-related issues. When your body absorbs CBD, your sleep quality and sleep duration are drastically enhanced.

Therefore, when you use CBD cream, you tackle the problem on two fronts. First, the CBD cream will physically react with your skin, and it will revive your skin. Second, when you apply CBD cream, you will get better sleep, which will tackle the root cause of dark circles. CBD has anti-inflammatory properties, and it can drastically reduce the inflammation under your eyes. Not only will the darkness subside, but the inflammation will also go away. When you apply CBD cream under your eyes, you will be able to revive the actual texture of your skin. Dark circles can be problematic and can make you look unprofessional.

How To Apply CBD Cream to Treat Dark Circles?

Applying CBD cream to treat dark circles is extremely easy. CBD cream looks and feels like any other cream that you would use. Like you would with any other cream, take some out in your hands and gently apply it under your eyes on the affected areas. Alternatively, you can put some CBD cream under the eye and then gently massage the affected area. Either way, the process is simple, and you can apply CBD cream under your eyes quickly. A vital thing to ensure is that you use the cream generously to ensure that all the affected areas are covered appropriately. When you apply CBD cream under your eyes, you will notice that your skin will have an even tone and be much smoother overall.

What Are the Other Benefits of CBD Cream?

The benefits of using CBD creams are more than just treating dark circles. You can also use CBD creams to treat other skin-related issues like acne. Due to the anti-inflammatory properties of CBD, they are highly effective in treating acne or other skin-related problems. CBD cream reacts directly with the skin’s surface area, but it also reaches under the surface to treat the underlying causes of the issue. CBD creams also contain several other beneficial elements, such as antioxidants and vitamins. CBD creams contain vitamin A, vitamin E, and vitamin D that are all highly beneficial for your skin’s overall health. Due to the numerous benefits of CBD creams, they can also help slow down the symptoms of aging and prevent further damage to your skin. Compared with traditional cosmetic products, CBD creams are much more effective and have little to no downsides.

In some cases, dark circles and other skin-related issues are due to allergies. When you use CBD cream, the properties in the cream directly address these allergies and stop them from having any effect on your skin. When you use CBD cream to manage your allergies, the redness and inflammation under your eyes also go away.

Conclusion

If you have prominent dark circles under your eyes that make you look grey and dull, you should treat them immediately. Leaving dark circles untreated for a long duration can have long-term negative impacts on your skin. CBD creams are highly effective when it comes to treating dark circles and other skin-related issues. If you already use any other creams to treat dark circles, it would be best to talk to a doctor to ensure that these creams do not interfere with each other. Using CBD creams, you can improve your skin’s overall health due to the various benefits they offer.


StaffAugust 26, 2021
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CBD is available in many forms from which the easiest to consume are CBD gummies. They have the properties of CBD with the experience of having delicious candy. Many new formulas and compounds are integrated and used to enhance their numerous enriching properties. 

CBD is in a very justified hype trusted by positive feedback by users. There is very limited documented limelight on CBD as many research projects about its safety, implementation, patents, and approval by official bodies are still ongoing. In the crowded field of many manufacturers, you can find trusted CBD gummies with steals, unique flavors, tasty and healthy infusions here 

We will guide you through all the factors that ensure users provide more insight into the integrity of CBD. 

USER EXPERIENCE

The different effects of CBD on users range from a mild healing experience to powerful energy surging one. The features can also be customized according to individual preferences. 

There are multiple results reported on CBD consumption. The scale includes revitalization and control of physical and mental disorders. They often improve emotional stability, muscle relaxation, better sleep, and an overall state of living. 

These positive results led to the acknowledgment of CBD as a potential treatment for many conditions. The government bodies and panels ran much analysis for a safer and more extensive implementation of CBD. 

Seizures. 

CBD gummies reduce the duration, extent, and even frequencies of seizures in both children and adults. It calms the sudden electrical jerks by balancing the communication between brain cells. It also has way lesser side effects than many pharmacological medications have associated.     

Chronic pain. 

Many professionals prescribe CBD for seniors to relieve patients from chronic pain. These include pain due to surgery, arthritis, fibromyalgia, injuries, and also injuries. CBD gummies induce many hormones that limit blood damage and promote a healthier neurological state.

Anxiety. 

Since CBD does not contain THC, it does not produce any form of high or intoxication. Users that suffered from anxiety, panic disorders, ADHD, and other hyperactivity conditions experienced a drastic calming effect from CBD gummies. They calm the nerves down and dissipate the feeling of being jittery. These feelings can be due to excess worry, fear, or emotional overload. It also secretes muscle relaxants which reduce the stiffness and uneasiness in users. There are many positive reviews concerning the calming effects of CBD in combating different types of anxieties, showing the clear broad effectivity of CBD gummies. 

Insomnia and Depression. 

The CBD in CBD gummies relaxes the whole body, releases taut muscles and stressed physical conditions. The relaxation properties help sleep better by reducing nightmares and disruptive sleep cycles. They also prevent the hormone production that signals the sad molecules and makes you feel down by having destructive emotions. 

Better blood flow. 

CBD gummies exhibit many anti-oxidative properties and protect the body from harmful chemicals, toxins and maintain health. They improve digestion, absorption of nutrients and alter blood vessels for better oxygenation and blood flow in the body. 

Alertness and Attention span. 

The sugar content in CBD gummies acts in that characteristic taste and acts as fuel for the brain to function better. Sugars are the only molecules that the brain can take up for its energy requirement. CBD gummies enhance focusing abilities and improve brain function. 

Psychological enrichment. 

The molecules that make you feel sad and heavy are prevented by CBD and hormones that make you feel happy, brighten the mood, give a healthy dose of energy to shed the blues, and begin your day with a chirpy and enthusiastic conscience. 

 

POTENT RESEARCHED COMPOUNDS 

The wholesome compounds that majorly constitute CBD are well versed and backed by scientific research by many reputed institutes and official bodies. All the molecules that put the beneficial effects into action are published with varied compositions, optimal ranges that give the best results, and the source they are derived from. 

CBD has many beneficial compounds that are accepted in CBD edibles and the pharmaceutical and medical domains. 

Serotonin- It stabilizes the mood and acts as a mode of communication that carries synapses from the nerve cells to different parts of the body. They are also the feel-good molecules that develop a state of ease, drive appetite, and treat mood disorders. 

Dopamine. It is also a neurotransmitter and plays a role in behaviour and character development along with physical functions. CBD balances the dopamine levels in the body as its disruption can lead to harmful conditions like obesity, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, disrupted kidney function and many others. 

Such thoroughly established research demonstrates a well-versed justification for the effects of CBD. 

EXCEPTIONAL ASPECTS

Regardless of how CBD provides a blissful experience, it has its unpolished corners. Many components need to be taken care of, including appropriate usage, consuming trusted ingredients, and practicing safe instructions. Many reported that CBD gummies did not affect them; some said they have a delay in their effects to pay off, while some experienced very vivid, overwhelming results.

These are due to the lack of adjustment of dosages according to individual values. CBD gummies are devised to routinely consume after you have fixed an effective dosage for yourself. You can always start with a lower dosage and work your way up till you feel the CBD kicking in, but just enough not to be overwhelmed by it. 

Always devise your allergies before choosing your infusions in the CBD gummies because they can elicit a rash or a repulsive response from your body. 

The effects of CBD gummies will also show up according to the time you consume them. For example, if you consume CBD gummies specialized in resolving insomnia during the day, they will make you drowsy before your sleep time. The CBD gummies for insomnia hence need to be taken sometime before you go to bed, so the effects kick in and make you drowsy to settle into a restful sleep. 

 

CONCLUSION

This article highlights the qualities and all the robust recent activity on understanding CBD better that make CBD gummies promising. 

 


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