Portfolio Category: My portfolio: CBD and hemp

Republican Bill Could Create Ingestible CBD Pathway, but Passage Remains Iffy

Nancy Mace, a first-term Republican Congresswoman from South Carolina, recently introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would decriminalize cannabis at the federal level. This legislation, which is entitled the ‘States Reform Act,’ would remove any and all barriers in the federal law that might conflict with the autonomy of states to decide for…
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How is CBD Extracted from the Hemp Plant?

By now, you've not only heard about the powers of CBD, you've experienced them for yourself. You've got CBD for sleep, CBD for pets, and calming CBD salves to soothe achy muscles. But where does all this cannabidiol (CBD) come from? You may be curious about this non-intoxicating cannabinoid you find creeping into just about every…
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History of CBD Use

Hemp-derived CBD, whether in the form of flower, a tincture or cream, oil, edible or non-combustible, has risen in popularity at near breakneck speed. So quickly, in fact, that if you are unfamiliar with its history, you may think CBD is relatively new. The history of CBD use may surprise you. As it happens, hemp,…
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CBD for Cats: Exploring New Territory in Animal Health

Cats are sensitive creatures and can develop a wide range of ailments and maladies. Many of these illnesses and conditions are related to aging, while others arise from poor diet, a lack of exercise, too much stress, and underlying genetic factors. Unfortunately, they don’t always get the level of care they require. “Cats are really…
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How To Avoid Poor Quality CBD Oil

If you’ve ever been to a winery for a tour, you already have a general understanding of how CBD oil is made. Although the industry lingo and manufacturing processes are different, the concept is very similar, with one significant difference: In the wine industry, more often than not, the vineyard where the grapes are grown…
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Researching CBD – Looking for Limits

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been highly touted and heavily hyped. Its medicinal qualities are perceived as limitless by some, and its non-psychoactive nature makes it suitable for just about anyone—or so it has been claimed. Entrepreneurs are jumping in on CBD as rapidly and in abundance. CBD has been sold as oil, in capsules and syrups,…
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Hemp Hemp Hooray: Legalization Of Super Plant To Revitalize Puerto Rican Agriculture

Ever since the last sugar cane processing plant closed in 2000, Puerto Rico's agricultural industry has struggled mightily. Legalized hemp may change that. Puerto Rico might have one of the most underdeveloped agricultural sectors on the planet. According to statistics provided by the US Department of Agriculture, Puerto Rico farming income has decreased by two-thirds…
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