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There’s no doubt that CBD is having its moment in the limelight. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is an active cannabinoid that comes from marijuana and hemp. Unlike THC, CBD doesn’t cause a high, but it may relieve pain and decrease anxiety—and that’s one reason people are turning to it as the cannabis market explodes. As of May 2019, the FDA has only approved one CBD product, but there are many non-FDA approved supplements on the market. We see you, CBD gummy bears, honey, balms, and extracts. (Seriously, it’s hard to go anywhere without coming across something made with CBD!) People are using CBD to manage anxiety, pain, bipolar disorder, diabetes, depression, sleep problems, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, chemotherapy side effects and…the list goes on and on and on.

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CBD: A Patient's Guide to Medicinal Cannabis--Healing without the High

This practical, accessible guide to using CBD-dominant cannabis contains a wealth of information for both first-time explorers and experienced patients who want to know more about safely treating a number of health conditions with remarkable results and low to no psychoactivity or negative side effects. CBD (cannabidiol) is a component of cannabis that can provide relief for conditions such as seizures, pain, inflammation, anxiety, depression, arthritis, and a number of other issues. This book offers guidance on various forms of the medicine such as oil infusions, alcohol-based tinctures, capsules, and CO2 concentrated extracts. The information is organized by health condition and also by recommended CBD-rich strains, which do not produce the "highs" associated with THC. With dosage suggestions, potential side effects and contraindications, and the pharmacology of the plant, this is an essential guide for both doctors and patients looking for a nontoxic alternative to opiate-based pain medications and other pharmaceuticals. While cannabis has been used for medicinal and recreational purposes for thousands of years, only in the last fifty years have scientists begun to shed light on the chemistry of the plant and its interactions with the human body. Research has led to the discovery of a whole new system in the body, the endocannabinoid system, which plays a role in mediating functions such as appetite, immunity, mood, pain response, and memory. The authors present case studies, interviews with doctors who prescribe cannabidiol products, and the latest research regarding other active phytocannabinoids and terpenoids present in cannabis that are being studied for medical use. They also address the difference between CBD products derived from industrial hemp or in a lab, versus those made from medical marijuana using the whole plant. In addition to offering the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on CBD-dominant cannabis therapy for humans, this book is the first to offer guidance for using the medicine for animals, with suggestions for dosage and delivery and useful forms and strains for common health issues in pets. Finally, the authors take a look at the future of cannabis medicine, charting trends in the legalization movement and suggesting how CBD might be used to fight the opioid epidemic.

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The ABCs of CBD: The Essential Guide for Parents (and regular folks too): Why Pot Is NOT What We Were Taught

The ABCs of CBD: The Essential Guide for Parents (and regular folks too) by author Shira Adler, explains “Why Pot Is NOT What We Were Taught." Every day there is one more person / parent who becomes canna-curious or an inadvertent advocate based on their needs, and those of their family. From aging parents, to disenfranchised millennials, to children with disorders, addictions, and diseases that boggle the mind and break the heart. ADHD, Alzheimer’s, Anxiety, Autism, Cancer, Chronic Pain, Colitis, and much more... this is our new reality. The antidote? Science points to CBD, and daily headlines agree! Yet the average American has no idea what it is, how to use it, or if it's legal to do so! Stigma, fear, social injustice, and misinformation continue to loom large in the psyche of America. Accessible for any reader, The ABC's of CBD is a practical, educational, and comprehensive guide — alternatively humorous and hard hitting when it needs to be, answering all the things you’ve ever wanted to know about cannabinoids, but were afraid to ask. CBD is the “other” ingredient in hemp and pot — the one that doesn’t get you stoned — but can still help make you better. Discover how the ancient wisdom of plants combined with cutting edge scientific research could change your life. This is the moment where the medical marijuana revolution is transforming our belief system and the way we perceive this once highly stigmatized substance. That's why author, speaker, advocate, and entrepreneur, Shira Adler, (#MAMA: Modern Altnernative Mom Advocate and #ThePotMom), is once again using her voice to provide information, education, and awareness for what is happening at this moment in cannabis culture. Why read The ABC’s of CBD? Shira's book is edutainment at its best, covering the full spectrum of all things CBD, cannabis, hemp, and more. The ABC’s of CBD looks at everything from ancient history to pop culture, trends in industry/commerce, the endocannabinoid system, social justice, what science is proving, and why politicians posture. There is even a section for parents who want to know how to talk to their kids about CBD. Learn, partake and educate. You won’t be disappointed.

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