Some CBD manufacturers and formulators use dilution to lower the THC concentration of their oils to be compliant with the law. Read why THC-Free products don't need to be diluted and are paving the way for innovation.
CBD is becoming increasingly popular in the United States, and with the recent changes to its prohibition status in sports, athletes are beginning to speak out about their use of CBD as well as invest in the industry.
Mislabeled CBD Products Rising Concern About Inaccurate Potency Claims on CBD Product Labels A research article published by Bonn-Miller (2017) in the Journals of the American Medical Association presented concerning results on the labeling accuracy [...]
Is THCV Psychoactive? What is THCV? THCV, tetrahydrocannabivarin, is one over 80 cannabinoids that have been identified in the Cannabis sativa species which include CBD, THC, and many other biologically active molecules. Although THCV is [...]
6 Lessons Processors and CBD Manufacturers Should Know During a presentation at MjBizCon 2018, Dr. Sharma shared six lessons that processors and manufacturers of CBD products should know from her past experience in purification and [...]
How to Read a Certificate of Analysis (COA) of Industrial Hemp Derived CBD Products? What is a certificate of analysis? A certificate of analysis (COA) is a lab report on the chemical make-up (e.g., contents) [...]
Phytoremediation: How Hemp Stores and Absorbs Pollutants? Another example, in the long list of uses for industrial hemp, is its natural ability to filter toxic chemicals out of polluted soil. The cannabis plant readily absorbs [...]
Why Bioavailability Matters for CBD What is Bioavailability? Bioavailability is the proportion of any compound or substance that enters the bloodstream when introduced to the body. This value varies due to many factors that affect [...]
Beyond THC & CBD Scientists have identified over 80 cannabinoids while studying the compounds found in Cannabis sativa. Tetrahydrocannabinol, THC, and Cannabidiol, CBD, are the most well known of these because they are produced in [...]
What is the Endocannabinoid System? A Biological System in Our Bodies Named After Cannabis The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a regulatory system found in all vertebrate species, including humans. This system, and the natural cannabinoids [...]
What is Industrial Hemp? Industrial Hemp vs. Marijuana Hemp is a crop that has been growing around the world for centuries producing food products and fiber for a wealth of building materials. It is also [...]
Does CBD Convert to THC in the Body? The CBD + Stomach Acid Controversy In 2016, a research paper (Merrick 2016) was published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Center for [...]
Methods of Consumption and CBD Oil Uses CBD, cannabidiol, is a type of cannabinoid found in hemp and cannabis. It is non-psychoactive, meaning it doesn’t produce the ‘euphoric’ effects that THC, another cannabinoid found in [...]