Cannabidiol (CBD) sales in America are expected to increase five-fold in the years ahead. It’s expected to grow from over $358 million in 2017 to more than $1.8 billion by the year 2022 according to data compiled by Statista. This is good news because it means that people who are interested in taking CBD will […]
With the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, otherwise known as the “Farm Bill,” there has been an increase in discussions surrounding hemp since the last section of the act removed the plant from the Controlled Substances Act, effectively legalizing it federally. One special area of interest is how hemp extracts and derivatives […]
Though 2018 sales from hemp and hemp-derived products were around $390 million, that number is expected to increase to $1.3 billion by the year 2022 according to the Hemp Business Journal. The recent passage of the Farm Bill is being credited, at least in part, for this anticipated growth. How does one tell which hemp supplements are higher in quality and which ones should be avoided due to possible safety or efficacy issues?
Hemp has been used for medicinal purposes since around 2300 BC according to Rowan Robinson. . Additionally, some of the health conditions it has been used to help treat since that time include those related to digestive disorders, neurological issues, insomnia, depression, migraines, and inflammation. While this is good news for people who suffer from these types of ailments, supplements made from hemp oil do come with some potential side effects
Though there are currently approximately 54.4 million adult Americans with doctor-diagnosed arthritis. This is condition now afflicting almost one in four individuals, or 22.7 percent of the population—that number is expected to increase to 78.4 million by the year 2040 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC also points out that two out of three future arthritis sufferers are expected to be women.