CBD has exploded in popularity in Santa Cruz, California over the past few years, thanks to its medical benefits and lack of psychoactive effects. CBD shows great potential for treating anxiety, pain, inflammation, seizures, sleeping disorders and neurological conditions. According to a 2017 study by the Hemp Business Journal, CBD sales in Santa Cruz from products derived from hemp and marijuana more than tripled from 2014 to 2017. People in Santa Cruz frequently are searching online for things like “CBD near me” or “where to buy CBD in Santa Cruz, CA.”
CBD is one of over 100 cannabinoids produced by the marijuana plant, but unlike the majority of them – which are not known to possess major health benefits on their own – it is known to display nearly all of the medicinal and therapeutic properties of whole-plant cannabis.
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It’s hard to say the precise moment when CBD in Santa Cruz went from being a fidget spinner alternative for stoners to a mainstream panacea. So the question now becomes: Is this the dawning of a new miracle elixir, or does all the hype mean we have already reached Peak CBD?
However, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the Farm Bill) changed all that. The Farm Bill legalized “hemp,” which the legislation defined as cannabis that contains no more than 0.3% THC, in Santa Cruz, California and surrounding areas like Santa Fe Springs and Santa Clarita.
When cannabis first became legal in California, I went to a local dispensary in hopes of finding a topical CBD cream, as suggested by a friend to help relieve wrist pain. A clerk handed me a tiny, $60 pot of orange-flavored cream. Any non-orange types? “No, that’s the only one we have right now—it’s flying off the shelves.” There was a massive warning label saying something about cancer and birth defects. Oh great, that makes me feel good.
This stuff reeked of sickly sweet concentrated orange, like the worst-flavored Starburst. It was sticky, and it didn’t absorb or rub in, so all I could do was apply, plug my nose and wait for it to soak in. I didn’t want to be a believer, but it actually did help.
At The Source
CBD options have expanded since my orange-scented ordeal. There are edible CBD gummies, hemp oils and terpenes, not to mention the fancy face lotions and creams available from big-name brands like Kiehl’s, which you don’t need to buy at a dispensary. According to a recent Fortune article based on Cowen and Co. analysis, nearly 7 percent of Americans use CBD, setting the stage for a market worth of around $16 billion by 2025.
A recent study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information found that nearly 70 percent of CBD products purchased online were inaccurately labelled. It’s because of this unknown that small businesses like Akasha Apothecary are combating mass production with local, organic ingredients.
Maya Meredith believes that some people are probably experimenting with their own usage based on word of mouth, since CBD still isn’t tested in the same way that pharmaceuticals are. The Food and Drug Administration has approved only one drug containing CBD, Epidiolex, prescribed for treating seizures. The National Institutes of Health lists more than 500 ongoing and complete CBD-based studies, many of which have shown promise to help relieve epilepsy, opioid addiction, arthritis, and many other ailments.
What is CBD? Cannabidinol, better known as CBD, has become one of the most popular health aids on the market today. Scientific studies emphasize its wide range of benefits, from managing chronic pain, to an aid in dealing with anxiety. But what is CBD, exactly.
Papa and Barkley’s Releaf tinctures provide a wonderful option for whole body healing. Their 30:1 CBD-rich tincture is made with MCT oil, which has been shown to metabolize the cannabinoids quicker but why should you take CBD with a little THC? Well, think of THC as.
What is so great about Papa & Barkley’s 30:1 CBD-rich tinctures?
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