Photo contributed by: LeGarrette Blount. After three Super Bowl Championships, LeGarrette Blount has set his sights on the CBD industry with his company LG’s Feel Good. The brand is geared towards professional athletes who traditionally use opioids to manage physical and mental problems during the season. Blount believes that CBD is an effective alternative to opioids … [Read more...] about Former NFL Player LeGarrette Blount Creates CBD Brand Geared Towards Athletes
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Vial of CBD oil. Photo credit: ElRoi. There are nearly 100 different cannabinoids in cannabis and hemp plants. The two primary components are THC and CBD. As research into these compounds continue, more studies show their efficacy — particularly CBD — in treating a variety of conditions. According to the Mayo Clinic, researchers conducted random trials of CBD oils. … [Read more...] about The Efficacy of CBD: What the Research Shows us so far
Anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are the most frequent mental health illnesses in the world. Research indicates that most cannabis consumers use the plant and its derivatives to treat the symptoms of these conditions. So, is cannabis a viable treatment option for some individuals? PTSD and Cannabis PTSD is a … [Read more...] about Can Cannabis Help With Anxiety Disorders?
Farmer & Chemists' CBD-infused gummies. Photo credit: Farmer & Chemist. Today, we see cannabis companies popping up left and right. Whether they’re in the business of flower, THC, or CBD, it’s a great time to enter the industry. This week we’re taking a trip to Midvale, Utah, where recreational cannabis has yet to be legalized. But where one door closes, … [Read more...] about Review: Farmer & Chemist Gem Gems
Cannabis culture and art collide at Doobie Nights in Santa Rosa, California. Photo by: Mike Rosati. While we at Emerald have never shied away from supporting small and local dispensaries, this week we’d like to highlight a couple that supply their community with so much more than just cannabis. While there are a ton of cannabis companies that contribute to their … [Read more...] about Painting a Picture: how Cannabis Companies Support Local Artists