CBD 101: Let’s Talk About Terpenes

The rise of popularity in the cannabis industry has brought with it a whole new world of terms.  Now, as CBD products have become more widely-circulated, there’s a new buzz-word on the block; terpenes.  What are Cannabis Terpenes?  If you’ve had exposure to anything cannabis-related, you might be wondering, “what are cannabis terpenes, and do they matter?” Yes, they matter!  …

Why Juneteenth Matters in Cannabis

Featured image by Cannaclusive Recently, you might have seen many social media posts about Juneteenth. If you haven’t, it’s time to diversify your social portfolio. Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, celebrates the abolition of chattel slavery in the United States for African Americans. What about the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863? Well, Texas “didn’t get the …

CBD 101: How does CBD Work in Our Bodies?

What is the endocannabinoid system? The Endocannabinoid system (ECS) plays a major role in balancing our bodies’ most important functions from sleep, to mood, to appetite, to bowel movements, and more.  The ECS was discovered in the 1990’s when scientists were researching plant like molecules, cannabinoids, produced by the human body. The ECS’s main role is to maintain bodily homeostasis …

CBD 101: What is CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the most abundant cannabinoids found in the cannabis and hemp plant. It can be extracted from the plant’s flower and leaves (aerial plant parts). Hemp-derived medicine has been traditionally used across many cultures for centuries. For years, CBD had been neglected while recreational and medical users and scientists focused on the mind-altering chemical, THC. Though …

Does CBD Oil Show Up on a Drug Test?

It’s well known that CBD oil is extracted from hemp plants, but it’s sometimes unclear how this cannabis derivative may affect drug test results. Drug screenings are searching for another compound—THC, or the primary psychoactive element in cannabis strains. Fortunately for CBD enthusiasts, it’s unlikely to cause a false positive on a drug test, but it’s not entirely unheard of. …

Canada Just Legalized Recreational Cannabis!

Congratulations, Canada! Starting on October 17th, Canadians are legally allowed to recreationally use cannabis without fear of federal penalty. Canadians can soon purchase fresh or dried cannabis flower, extracts, plants, and seeds from producers with federal licenses, possess and share up to 30 grams at a time with other adults, grow up to 4 plants per household, and experiment with …