Tag: CBD

Playboy Article: Marijuana at a Big-Box Store? Introducing the White-Collar Future of Weed

Playboy feature article by David Devoss Featuring Strainz CEO, Hugh Hempel

Excerpt from story is below and entire article is located here

Marijuana’s medicinal properties attract many executives to the industry, but Hugh Hempel embraced cannabis for a more personal reason. In 2007, his twin daughters, Addison and Cassidy, developed a rare and fatal disease called Niemann-Pick type C.… Read more

Cannabis Cosmetics

Beauty and the Leaf – Cannabis and Cosmetics

Beauty revolutionized – Cannabis is a powerful beauty ingredient full of antioxidants and hydrating omegas, known for soothing sensitive or acne-prone skin.

Cannabis is offered in many forms where legal, from K-Cups and ‘Cotton Mouth’ gum to pet treats and oil-infused vape pens.  When most people think of cannabis, however, they do not think of beauty.  … Read more

Charlotte’s Web Marijuana Plant: Unlocking the Magic of CBD

Charlotte’s Web Brings Life Saving Benefits to Gravely Ill Children Throughout the Country: Meet the Girl Bringing Hope to Millions

Charlotte Figi is a wisp of a seven year old with a huge smile, contagious laugh and an unforgettable story.

By the age of five, Charlotte was experiencing seizures every 30 minutes, suffering the devastating effects of Dravet Syndrome.… Read more

How does marijuana work with the endocannabinoid system?

The active ingredients in marijuana – cannabinoids and terpenes – are delivered to the blood through the lungs (when inhaled), the digestive system (when consumed) or the skin (when applied topically). From the blood, they are available to the brain, central nervous system and immune system.

Humans are built to interact with cannabinoids and with the endocannabinoid systems of special receptor molecules embedded in our brains and along neural pathways.… Read more

What are cannabinoids? How many are in marijuana?

Cannabinoids are a class of chemical compounds which include the phytocannabinoids, and chemical compounds which mimic the actions of phytocannabinoids or have a similar structure (e.g. endocanabinoids, found in the nervous and immune systems of animals and that activate cannabinoid receptors).

There are over 480 natural components found within the Cannabis sativa plant.Read more