18 Jan 2018

CBD from Hemp versus Marijuana

CBD or Cannabidiol extracts, which are produced directly from  marijuana flowers, are up to 15 percent CBD (or 150,000 ppm). CBD extracts can be produced indirectly from hemp manufacture as a by-product of the flowers and leaves that are mixed in with the stalks during hemp stalk processing for fiber. This has been done mostly […]

18 Jan 2018

What is the difference between hemp and marijuana?

 Let’s look at the difference between hemp and marijuana. There is still a lot of confusion about that. Cannabinoids can come from medical marijuana plants or from industrially grown hemp plants. Both are varieties of Cannabis sativa but they are grown for different purposes, and each one comes with its own rapidly changing legal status […]

15 Oct 2017

Hawaii and 26 other states list medicinal cannabinoids as approved treatment for vets with PTSD.

The following info comes from an article in “Hawaii, Health, and Medicine” in August 2017: Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAMO) on Oahu is currently educating Hawaii’s veterans on how to best cope with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with the help of medicinal cannabis. Paring adaptive sports activities with medicinal cannabis, CAMO’s services provide disabled veterans […]