Right now, it seems America is divided in some ways when it comes to politics. One of those dividing factors is cannabis legalization. In previous years, weed has been frowned upon, leading to the stigma surrounding cannabis.
Within the last few years since cannabis legalization gained more momentum and reached new political milestones as the Farm Bill Act, discoveries like cannabidiol (CBD) have been made. What was once unknown about cannabis is now slowly being uncovered.
CBD has been reported by many users to help with common conditions like pain, insomnia, stress, anxiety, depression, and the list goes on. Furthermore, people, it does so without any real negative side effects and no “high.”
The reason CBD users don’t experience highs is that cannabidiol that is derived from hemp contains less than 0.3% THC, which does not affect users like traditional cannabis containing higher amounts of THC (sometimes 20% and higher THC).
Back to the politics, CBD and cannabis have been demonized by some politicians. By others, it has been painted has a more natural health solution that has the potential of having enormous medical benefits.
Here are some of the politicians that currently support CBD and it’s reported naturally healing properties:
Cannabis is a touchy subject for politicians. Sanders has been a large advocate for cannabis legalization. He helped co-sponsor the Marijuana Justice Act back in 2018.
A Californian politician might seem like an obvious, but Jared has had a strong presence in marijuana helping progress reform. In January, Lee was approached to be the co-chair of the bipartisan Cannabis Caucus with other notable politicians.
In 2018, Cory Booker (another cannabis supporter) introduced the Marijuana Justice Act and one of the first politicians to sign cosign it was Merkley. The Senator also played a large role in bringing recreational cannabis use to his state.
Cannabidiol has been hard to ignore because it feels like it is always being mentioned. CBD seems to be sold everywhere and all on major news and media outlets. But with how complex the CBD industry is and all the potential cannabidiol has, it makes sense why it makes headlines.
Credible CBD stores and dispensaries have trying to help make the process and fear behind CBD a distant memory. Stores selling low-quality cannabidiol products give the industry a bad rep. But CBD shops that offer lab testing and only receive their products from quality sources are fighting the good fight.
Make sure to do your research and look for stores that sell quality products and carry credible brands. Additionally, check the reviews of the stores and brands online before purchasing. And as a rule of thumb, just like people tend to avoid purchasing sushi at gas stations, you should avoid purchasing CBD there too. You could pay the price the hard way, with your health.
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A Purple Heart decorated disabled veteran, Sean Worsley has just been released from an Alabama State prison last week on parole after serving eight months out of a five-year sentence.
The Iraq War veterans’ trouble with the law started in August 2016 when he stopped at an Alabama gas station while driving to North Carolina to help his grandmother relocate after a hurricane. At the station, police asked Worsley and his wife to turn down their car stereo, and although they complied, the cops searched their car. Inside, they found a prescription bottle filled with medical marijuana.
With Cannabidiol (CBD) is gaining widespread popularity around the world, and an increasing acceptability as a potent medicinal intervention, it is only natural to find products that do not live up to the acceptable standards of quality.
Certainly, the market is flooded with substandard products but knowing what to look out for in a high quality CBD product would require some special knowledge.
Looking to buy CBD? Here are 7 sure signs to know if your CBD is of high quality.
There are many derivatives from the cannabis plant but the ones that have caught the eyes of many are CBD and THC. CBD is renowned for its outstanding therapeutic benefits and the fact that it won’t get you high, which is unlike Delta-9 THC that although, renowned, is often the subject of deep disagreements owing to its psychotropic tendencies.
We’re certain you have heard of Delta-9 THC, but what about Delta-8? Delta-8 is gaining momentum amongst cannabis enthusiasts as well, but many are still at a loss as to what it is and how it differs from Delta-9 THC.