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Industrial versus High-CBD Hemp: The difference matters

Cannabis, hemp, marijuana, CBD — there are so many words flying around it can be hard to keep track of what’s what. Let’s quickly break down our terms. What is Cannabis? Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae. Its closest relative is hops, which are used to bitter and flavor beer (think India Pale Ale). There are two classifications of cannabis: marijuana and hemp. Marijuana Marijuana, which is short and bushy with broad leaves, is often called “weed.” Use of marijuana results in an intoxicating “high” because it contains high amounts of the cannabinoid THC. Hemp Hemp, which is a leaner plant with skinnier leaves, contains less than 0.3% THC. It has a long history of use for industrial purposes (rope, textiles, paper, etc.), but...

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What is CBN? A Guide to an Underappreciated Cannabinoid

What is CBN? You're in the right place! One of the marvels of the plant world is that, despite everything we already know, new compounds are constantly being discovered that can have a positive impact on our lives. Just when it seems like a plant has nothing left to offer, a new component or different use will be found that proves it to be even more valuable. In the case of cannabis, non-intoxicating elements like full spectrum hemp oil have completely changed the lives of countless people. Whether it’s controlling dangerous seizures or battling chronic pain, full spectrum hemp oil is a cannabinoid that has had a huge impact. Now, there is a new kid on the block when it comes to game-changing cannabis compounds,...

The Top Hemp Terpenes You Need to Know

For years the only compound in cannabis deemed worthy of study and appreciation was tetrahydrocannabinol, commonly known as THC. More recently, cannabidiol (also known as full spectrum hemp oil) has become the primary industry buzzword as scientists unlock its numerous therapeutic and medicinal benefits. But in 2011 the industry was rocked by a bombshell, and it had to do with terpenes, the aromatic organic compounds that give all cannabis plants (hemp included) their distinct skunky odor. Hemp Terpenes are the Next Frontier Neurologist and researcher Ethan Russo found that hemp terpenes work together with cannabinoids to boost and modulate the effect of one another in the body’s endocannabinoid system. These essential oils are rightly considered the next frontier in terms of targeted medicinal and therapeutic uses of hemp. The...

Hemp Oil Massage: Yes, it’s a Thing

Sometimes 1 plus 1 equals 3. When you combine hemp oil with massage therapy the result is greater than the sum of its parts. A hemp oil massage naturally enhances the efficacy of both the hemp oil and the massage. It will leave you feeling all refreshed, loose and tingly. Some people experiencing a hemp oil massage for the first time have gone so far as to call the experience “euphoric.” Why? Hemp Oil Massage: How it Works Over 1,000 genes are affected by hemp oil. There are dozens of documented hemp oil health benefits, including anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, antioxidant, and pain relief. Hemp oil fights inflammation in muscles and joints by activating the body’s existing cannabinoid receptors. It works directly at the site where nerve receptors are...

What’s the future of Cannabis in New York?

Baked at Home CEO and Founder Jenny Argie will be joined by a panel of cannabis experts Friday and Saturday October 5-6 at Cannabis 101, an informational session hosted by Assemblymember Tremaine Wright, to discuss: The future of cannabis in New York The effects of mass incarceration The health benefits of cannabis The burgeoning cannabis industry Impending cannabis legislation in New York We are at a pivotal point. Now is the time to establish fair regulations regarding the use of cannabis in New York, and now is the time for local communities to make their voices heard. Cannabis 101 is one of the first local events sponsored and championed by a leader in the community. We hope to see you there!  October 5th, 6 pm to 9 pm October 6th, 10...