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Amy Cole
Covid-19 and CBD-  R&D Update

Covid-19 and CBD- R&D Update

Hi everyone, With the passage of the Farm Bill legalizing hemp and hemp derived products including CBD as well as with some states legalizing all cannabis varieties, the scientific community is starting to conduct meaningful research into cannabinoids.  This blog covers recent papers that have come out looking at the relationship between cannabinoids and COVID-19. Richard B. van Breemen et. al. just published a fascinating paper in the Journal of Natural Products entitled "Cannabinoids Block Cellular Entry of SARS-CoV-2 and the Emerging Variants."  (1) This research found that the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein has an affinity for certain cannabinoids found only in full...

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Tim WIlson
How is full spectrum CBD oil made from Hemp?

How is full spectrum CBD oil made from Hemp?

Happy New Year Everyone! I had the chance to interview John Carberry,  CEO of Snce Laboratories.  Their “extraction” process is very different than the common CBD extraction techniques and results in a true full spectrum CBD oil that others have not been able to replicate.  Here are the highlights of our conversation.  John-  let’s start at the beginning. What is a full spectrum CBD oil?Good afternoon Amy,  great question. Two qualify as a full-spectrum CBD oil,  the product must contain must contain at least two cannabinoids (CBD and up to .3% THC), terpenes and other plant matter. Where do you source...

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Amy Cole
Can't Sleep?  Introducing Green Serene Delta 8

Can't Sleep? Introducing Green Serene Delta 8

Hi everyone,  I blogged about 6 tips for a better night’s sleep back in July. I am pleased to announce tip #7:  Green Serene Delta 8.  To get a good night’s sleep,  you have to fall asleep and stay asleep. Green Serene Delta 8 contains Delta 8 to help you fall asleep and CBD to help you stay asleep.  Here is how it works. A small pea sized gland located in the brain (called the Pineal gland) controls our wake-sleep cycle.  The Pineal gland monitors incoming light levels from the eyes. As light intensity falls, the light sensitive cells trigger an eicosanoid cascade that tells...

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Amy Cole
R&D Update: CBD for Pets with Suffering from Osteoarthritis or Epilepsy

R&D Update: CBD for Pets with Suffering from Osteoarthritis or Epilepsy

Hi everyone,Almost every pet owner I know is somewhat familiar with the benefits that CBD provides to our family members.  With the passage of the Farm Bill in 2018,  the scientific community is increasingly stepping up to test the efficacy of CBD on our pets.  I wanted to share the exciting research I am tracking in the use of CBD for pets suffering from osteoarthritis or epilepsy.  CBD plays a key role in our pet’s eicosanoid system.  Eicosanoids are the chemical signals that cells use to communicate with each other. They regulate virtually everything including the immune system response, pain, mood...

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