Fusion CBD—Raising the Standards of an Industry

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When choosing an analogy for the CBD oil industry, the words Wild Wild West come to mind. It is the same for any new industry which has to find its legs in the beginning. Take the auto business for example. It struggled initially due to a lack of suitable roads. Every new area has hurdles [...]

Rub a Dub Dub – CBD in Your Tub

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We have all been there. It’s been a long stressful day and now you’re home. What’s the best way to unwind? Should you take a long walk, pour yourself a glass of wine? Maybe you should just binge-watch your favorite show on Netflix. None of these is necessarily a bad choice, but perhaps there is [...]

Putting it into Perspective—Part 3 The Vitamins and CBD Industry Parallels

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In our last article, we discussed how the human body stopped synthesizing certain vitamins when their day-to-day diet made it unnecessary. The fact was, our hunter-gatherer ancestors got an abundant supply of vitamins from the game they killed and the plants they collected. That diet made it unnecessary for these early humans to produce the [...]

Putting it into Perspective—Cannabis, CBD, and Change

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“The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change” ― Heraclitus Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher who lived around 500 B.C., spoke of the always-changing world. Because of his interest in wordplay, he was called "The Obscure". So his most famous quote reflects the nature of obscure, "not discovered or known about; uncertain". Today’s evolving discussions around [...]

The Complete Guide to CBD Topicals This Holiday Season

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The holidays are a wonderful time of the year. A time to connect and celebrate with friends and family. They are a time to exchange gifts and eat yummy food. Even so, with all sorts of reasons to be merry, the holidays can be stressful too. People often feel a higher level of family responsibility [...]

Cats and Dogs Taking CBD Together – What’s the Story

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“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” - Anatole France Pets, especially dogs and cats, have long been an important part of our families. Pets truly bring distinct positive benefits to their owners’ lives. As a result, Americans are spending more and looking for new ways to provide a [...]

A Who’s Who of Hemp & CBD

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The use of hemp for a variety of purposes dates back thousands of years. So it’s no wonder that there are some pretty famous folks that have advocated its use. From Thomas Jefferson in the late 1700s to Mitch McConnel in the 2000s, hemp has gotten attention. It is only recently, however, with the passage [...]

All About CBG—the Molecular Companion of CBD

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The cannabinoid cannabigerol a.k.a. CBG is like an older child who finds themself outside of the center of attention when their younger siblings arrive. And yet, if it weren’t for CBG, cannabinoids like CBD and THC would not even exist. So today we are shining the light on this unsung hero—CBG. For those of you [...]

Hemp CBD, the FDA, and the FTC

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For the majority of folks in the hemp CBD industry, the rules and regulations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are new. Not only are they new, but they are also practically another language. In the process of learning the lingo and the ropes of these two agencies, [...]