Hemp vs Marijuana: What’s the Difference?

It seems like you see the letters CBD everywhere today. You almost forget that not long ago, CBD products weren’t legal in America. What makes CBD legal comes down to its plant source. Following the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp and marijuana are classified as two different substances under the Control Substance Act. That’s because the … Continue reading Hemp vs Marijuana: What’s the Difference?

Hemp How-to: Guide to Storing CBD Products and Other Hemp Supplements

Properly storing CBD products and other hemp oil supplements is key to preserving their freshness and making sure the cannabinoids don’t degrade or break down prematurely. You want to be able to get the maximum benefits from these products, and by observing the best practice when it comes to storing them, you don’t only extend … Continue reading Hemp How-to: Guide to Storing CBD Products and Other Hemp Supplements

CBDa: More Than Just the Precursor to CBD?

Would you consider eating a hemp leaf? It sounds very natural, but early research suggests that compounds in the raw cannabis plant may provide distinct health benefits. One of these compounds is cannabidiolic acid (CBDa), the precursor to the well-known cannabidiol (CBD) compound.  In a natural state, the hemp plant contains over 85 active compounds … Continue reading CBDa: More Than Just the Precursor to CBD?

What is Industrial Hemp (and Where Does it Come From?)

This article first appeared on MadeByHemp.com   Hemp is a variety of the cannabis plant that is grown for industrial purpose. The emphasis here is placed on industrial. Unlike marijuana, a cannabis plant used for recreational and medical purposes, hemp has many—you got it—industrial uses, including paper, textiles, plastics, construction, food, and fuel. Hemp also … Continue reading What is Industrial Hemp (and Where Does it Come From?)