CBD Minute

Who Is Using CBD and Why

Who Is Using CBD and Why?

A recent and interesting report provides a cross-sectional snapshot of people who use cannabidiol or CBD for various reasons. It appears that almost 62% of participants in the study use CBD for very specific and targeted health issues including pain, anxiety, depression and sleep difficulties. When it came to describing how CBD helped with these conditions, 36% of respondents reported that CBD helped very well by itself. A little over 4% indicated CBD did not help much. It was also...

George Washington – Hemp Farmer

George Washington – Hemp Farmer

Many people are not aware that one of the Founding Fathers and the first president of the United States was a successful hemp farmer. It’s true! For most of his life, George Washington grew vast fields of hemp on his property at Mount Vernon, Virginia. Most of it was used industrially for ropes and sails. The fine fibers of the hemp plant were also spun into thread and made into clothing. George Washington was also an avid fisherman and he...

What Employers Should Know About CBD

What Employers Should Know About CBD

CBD’s popularity continues to grow and with it is an increase in more positive tests for tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, the component of cannabis that produces a high. Since this can lead to a number of problems in the workplace, employers need to know as much as possible about CBD products, what they’re used for and if they contain any THC. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a molecule extracted from either cannabis (marijuana) or hemp. If it comes from the cannabis plant,...