CBD and Workplace Safety

Having worked as a first responder for 27 years, and now involved in the safety arena for large manufacturing corporations, safety is always priority number one. The overwhelming focus is performing your job duties safely and preventing accidents. These are incredibly dangerous professions and one needs to account for any mechanical and human factor that […]

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Hemp Biomass

What is Hemp Biomass? Harvest Information, Wholesale Pricing, Regulations & More

When cultivating hemp plants commercially, hemp producers will want to get the most out of every single plant. Though most retailers and consumers focus on hemp flowers and their high-CBD levels, the organic material that remains after CBD-extraction is very important as well. Nonetheless, many people are unaware of hemp biomass and its commercial uses. […]

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Why Ethanol Works So Well for Cannabis Extraction

Cannabis comes with a lot of known health benefits to users with little to no side effects, unlike pharmaceutical drugs. Advancement in technology now allows manufacturers to extract various products infused within cannabis such as extracts, concentrates, edibles, etc. The use of ethanol in extraction is one of the most popular methods for cannabis extraction.  […]

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How Heavy Metals and Pesticides are Getting Into CBD Oil

By Dr. John O’Connor PhD and Shawn Valor One of the big issues plaguing the hemp and cannabis industries is the presence of Heavy metals and Pesticides in CBD oil. These substances, in mass, when in tinkters can lead to headaches, body aches in some, and an overall low feeling that counters the benefits of […]

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How to Buy Hemp Like an Expert

By Dr. John O’Connor and Shawn Valor If you’re curious about owning hemp for business or personal use, you might know what it is and it’s benefits, but it also good to be an informed shopper because there are many little things that you have to look out for when buying hemp and CBD oil […]

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Understanding the Dangers of the USDA’s Interim Hemp and CBD Interim Rules

By Dr. John O’Connor Ph.D. and Shawn Valor The USDA just dropped a bombshell on the CBD industry using Kentucky inspired set laws that will leave many farmers in ruin. In the report they confirmed and stated that over 70% of farmer went into CBD hemp growing and just put through regulation that are only […]

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TERPENES vs. FLAVORINGS: Is there really any difference?

It’s important to know what you are vaping. The new world of CBD and THC vaping, has for better and mostly worse, taken its cues from the e-cig industry. They have marketed to underage consumers, filled their e-juice with synthetic flavorings, propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin, not to mention the 100+ chemicals in the nicotine oil […]

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WA Flavored Vape Ban: What I-502 Companies Need To Know

In recent weeks Governor Inslee has led the charge to reduce Washington State’s risk for vape related illness. Today the ban was placed into effect, here’s what it says and everything I-502 Cannabis Companies should know: WAC 246-80-020 Prohibition. No person including, but not limited to, a person licensed under chapter 69.50 RCW or chapter […]

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Is CBD Snake Oil?

How Science Is Helping Hemp & CBD Products Surpass The Snake Oil Stereotype With an estimated 64 million Americans who have tried CBD, or cannabidiol, in the past 24 months (according to a January 2019 nationally representative Consumer Reports survey of more than 4,000 Americans) the importance of scientific studies in this space are more […]

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CBD Claims: Is CBD Harmful (to Humans)?

“Until recently, CBD was an under-­appreciated compound in cannabis. Growers actually tried to breed it out of plants, seeking strains with higher THC levels,” says Martin Lee, a cannabis historian. “It wasn’t until 2009, he says, that growers came across plants containing large amounts of CBD.” Upon its discovery, CBD has taken the industry by […]

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