Freshleaf Blog2018-10-07T10:55:26+00:00

How the Farm Bill Paves the Way for the CBD Industry

The passing of the 2014 Farm Bill and the 2018 Farm Bill provides key CBD legislation paving the way for the CBD industry with business opportunities resulting in the rise in marijuana stocks. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound believed to possess a wealth of wellness benefits such as relief from inflammation, pain, anxiety and more. Since it’s [...]

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Is CBD Oil the Future of the Beauty Industry?

Following the North American legalization of hemp-based products, companies are now clambering to include CBD in their products. Possibly none more than the beauty industry. If you mention CBD oil to a specific generation, you’ll tend to get the same questions each time. The irony in this is that this is the generation who likely indulged in their own Reefer [...]

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Is CBD Oil the Future of the Beauty Industry?

CBD Studies Show Effective Alternative Treatment

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been receiving an increasing amount of buzz lately for its potential health benefits. Part of the appeal is that CBD is a natural product, and does not have the same mind and mood-altering effects as marijuana.   Up to now, much of the evidence for CBD’s clinical use has come from animal research and from very small, [...]

By |December 27th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on CBD Studies Show Effective Alternative Treatment

Cannabinoids: The Battle Against Mental Health Disorders

Depression and anxiety are two mental health disorders people struggle with. It drastically hinders the lives of those affected. The two have a co-occurrence rate of as much as 80%, meaning most people suffering experience them both. This coexistence makes diagnoses more difficult to manage. In fact, only 36.9% of those with anxiety disorders receive proper treatment. As research investigates [...]

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The Long Road to Legal CBD

The story of Cannabis is one wrought with road bumps, misconceptions, and odd turns that have prevented a substance with incredible healing properties from reaching its true potential. Legal CBD has come with challenges. Here you can learn and understand more about the history of CBD legalization and the current laws available.   Cannabis has varied in uses and purposes throughout [...]

By |December 18th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Long Road to Legal CBD

Big Tobacco Makes Move Toward CBD

On December 7, 2018, Altria Group, makers of Marlboro, announced a $2.6 Billion (CND) dollar deal with Toronto-based cannabis company, Cronos. The deal marks Big Tobacco’s first investment in the rapidly growing cannabis market and their move toward the CBD industry.   Canada is the first industrialized nation to federally legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana. Producers in the [...]

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Finding Relief from Chronic Pain with Cannabinoids

More Americans struggle with chronic pain than those with diabetes, heart disease, and all types of cancer combined, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine. A quick look into the statistics for pain and pain management in the U.S. is staggering. From back pain to headaches and everything in between, pain can be a massive detriment to the quality of [...]

By |December 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Finding Relief from Chronic Pain with Cannabinoids

Can CBD-infused Coca-Cola benefit health and wellness?

The Coca-Cola Company is negotiating with Canadian marijuana producer, Aurora Cannabis, to develop CBD-infused drinks. The American beverage giant certainly isn’t a stranger to infusing their products. Cokes from 1885 to 1903 contained trace amounts of coca leaf extract (yep, cocaine). Common at the turn of the 20th century, many dangerous drugs once thought to have medicinal purposes to aid health [...]

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Benefits of CBD for Anxiety and Depression

More than ever, Americans suffer from mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety. This is an upcoming and acute health crisis occurring amongst Americans, especially the younger generation which can have serious implications on the country’s future. It is more disheartening that most of these illnesses and disorders are treatable.   Traditional Treatment Options Most of the population is [...]

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