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CBD Oil Application Acne and Skin Treatment

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CBD Oil Application: Acne and Skin Treatment

Current effective treatment solutions for those suffering from acne come packed with side effects and unnatural chemical compounds. These can be unhealthy and lead to serious undesired consequences. What if there was a way to get similar efficacy, but without those extra chemicals and side effects?

Below, we argue that there is indeed just such a treatment option, and its name is CBD Oil.

Present Mainstream Treatments for Acne

Any such study must begin with a survey of the current landscape of treatments. These include over-the-counter and prescription skin treatments.

Typical Over-the Counter Acne Treatments:

  • benzoyl peroxide,
  • salicylic acid,
  • alpha hydroxy acids,
  • sulfur,
  • Anthralin,
  • Clotrimazole (as Lotrimin),
  • ketoconazole (as Nizoral),
  • terbinafine (as Lamisil AT), and
  • Anti-bacterial preparations.

Antibiotic prescription treatments for acne. Antibiotics can be delivered either topically or orally, depending on medication and construction. The main point here is that they work by removing any impurities from the layer lining the surface of the skin. Embedded in this layer may be acne-causing bacteria

This is fine for very simple jobs, but not sufficient to deal with deeply rooted acne.

The alternative is orally delivered antibiotics, which circulate throughout the body, impacting the function of the sebaceous glands. However, the drawback here is in the realm of the side effects – they can be quite severe. But these can also be used for far more difficult acnes cases.

However, systemic antibiotics often cause more side effects than topicals, but they can be used for more severe kinds of acne.

Common Side Effects of Popular Acne Meds. In general, everything on this list, including tetracycline and erythromycin, has side effects that can be uncomfortable and even debilitating:

For topicals, expect: Peeling, application site erythema, contact sensitization reactions, burning sensation, application site rash, applications site discoloration, and application site reactions.

For oral antibiotics, expect: Rashes, gastrointestinal disturbance like nausea, colicky pain diarrhea, thrush effects, yeast infection (for 5% of women), depressed mood, trouble concentrating, sleep problems crying spells, aggression or agitation, changes in behavior, hallucinations, and even thoughts of suicide or hurting yourselves.

Accutane (Isotretinoin). Perhaps the most well-known acne med is Accutane. Most people have either used it or know someone who did in high school. In fact, Accutane has indications for psoriasis as well as acne. But it has also been known to have dramatic and occasionally deadly side effects. This list is long and scary, but worth scanning through to get a real sense of the issues with this treatment:

severe risk of birth defects when taken during pregnancy, potentially increased risk of carcinogenic consequences, joint pain, itching, nose bleeds, difficulty to move, various types of eye- and lip inflammation, back pain, headache, diarrhea, nausea, rectal bleeding, blurry vision, changes in behavior, depression, sudden numbness or weakness (especially on one side of your body), blurred vision, sudden and severe headache or pain behind your eyes, vomiting, hearing problems or hearing loss, ringing in your ears, seizure, severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea, vomiting, fast heart rate, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay colored stools, jaundice, rectal bleeding, black or bloody or tardy stools, fever and chills, body aches, flu symptoms, purple spots under your skin, severe blistering, peeling, skin rash, or joint stiffness bone pain or fracture.

What does a good version of Accutane include? How about merely joint pain or back pain, feeling dizzy, drowsy or nervous, having dryness of the lips, mouth, nose or skin or just cracking or peeling under the skin, itching, rash, changes in your fingernails or toenails.

There has to be a better way!

Are there Alternatives?

Naturally, there are other treatment paths for acne. However, the niche for true alternative treatments is not occupied by anything that has truly demonstrated strong efficacy and taken a dominant position in the marketplace.

Patients are left with a Hobson’s choice: take the pain and go with established drugs that deliver a strong treatment result but charge a massive fee in the form of discomfort and potential complications, or go with a less-than-effective alternative.

Among these inferior treatments, the only one to get any traction at all is Zinc, which has been shown to slightly reduce the severity of skin conditions like acne.

However, recently, science is beginning to show that there is a new player on this playing field, one that is starting to be appreciated as a safe and effective new way to treat many skin conditions, including psoriasis, eczema, skin rashes, and even acne.

Introducing Cannabinoids

The Cannabis plant has become known in scientific circles as something like a miracle of nature. As more and more research delves into the chemical and physiological potential of this plant, we continue to find out many powerful uses.

The key to unlocking this value is in a substance found in varying degrees in different strains of cannabis. This substance is called: Cannabinoids, or Phyto-cannabinoids (phyto simply means “plant”).

The “plant” designation is necessary for the sake of precision because mammals actually produce cannabinoids internally as well. We call them “endocannabinoids” (which just means “internal cannabinoids”). This form was discovered after our discovery of phyto-cannabinoids.

Perhaps the most famous cannabinoid is THC. We have all heard of THC. It’s the stuff that gets you “high” if you smoke pot. In most places around the world, THC is illegal.

So far, based on continued investigation by researchers, we have identified 84 other cannabinoids in cannabis. One of them is Cannabidiol, or CBD, and it is our focus here.

So, what does all this have to do with acne?

In fact, the system in your body that produces endocannabinoids – the endocannabinoid system – is intimately involved in regulating the production of sebum (which, when working in overdrive, is what causes acne).

Research has shown that prototypic endocannabinoids are constitutively produced in humans sebaceous glands. In fact, it was further demonstrated that CBD can calm the sebaceous glands if your body is producing too much sebum, thereby reducing acne.


Cannabidiol (CBD)

As discussed above, cannabinoids are divided into two groups. Endocannabinoids are produced naturally in the human body, while Phyto-cannabinoids are found in many plants, with cannabis being one of the most prominent.

One such phyto-cannabinoid is Cannabidiol (CBD). In this case, it has been shown to be effective in treating acne through several pathways.

In the first place, CBD has been found to be powerful as an anti-inflammatory. Acne is truly an inflammation. This process of anti-inflammation is in part the slowing of the production of sebum, which is a key factor in the excitation of acne symptomology.

But this is an oversimplification of how CBD attacks and reduces acne symptoms.

In fact, CBD targets several receptors inside of the body (including those responsible for vanilliod, adensoin, and serotonin). In addition, CBD activates receptors TRV-1 and 5-HT1A, which are involved in the regulation of body temperature and the inflammatory response mechanism.

Finally, CBD reduces stress by reducing pain, anxiety, and depression. Acne is often intimately entangled with these psychological factors.

Hence, many researchers now believe that CBD will someday be a mainstream treatment for acne vulgaris, which is the most common form of acne.

CBD as a Treatment for Acne

The most well-established way to deliver the compound as a treatment is through oral ingestion of CBD Oil. The standard administration is to consume 5 mg for every 50 lbs. of body weight.

That said, to get started with such a treatment, our recommendation would be to scale up from a base of one daily 25 mg gel cap per day or one ml of CBD Oil tincture. This can be augmented by topical application in affected areas using CBD oil or a CBD topical cream.

 

 

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Supreme Cannabis Company Inc (OTCMKTS:SPRWF) Signs An Accord To Become A Supplier Of Vaporizable Products To Pax Era In Canada

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Supreme Cannabis Company Inc (OTCMKTS:SPRWF) has entered a pact to supply vaporizable products in Canada. Supreme Cannabis joined hands with Pax Labs to enter the vaporizer market in Canada with their proven brands.

7Acres to supply cannabis oil pods

Pax has selected 7Acres, a wholly owned subsidiary of Supreme Cannabis, to supply cannabis oil pods for Pax Era. The company already sold more than 1.5 million devices across the world. It is one of the reputed firms to supply pen and pod systems in the US. The proven brand development ability of Supreme Cannabis along with high quality cannabis flower provides a unique opportunity in the market. The alliance with Pax will improve the growth of vaporizer products.

Chief Executive Officer of Supreme Cannabis, Navdeep Dhaliwal said the company is pleased to partner with Pax to offer excellent vaporizing experience to the customers. 7Acres will supply oils extracted from cannabis flower for Pax Era, the premium vaporizer, in North America.

Navdeep further said 7Acres has established itself as a leader in the supply of premium quality cannabis flower on a large scale in Canada. The company is now expanding the Canada brand into innovative product categories.  It will maintain the same quality to the valued customers. The company is excited to work PAX to offer premium brand experience to the customers on Pax Era platform.

Sells vaporizer oil in Era-compatible pods

As per the terms of the accord, the company will sell vaporizer oil under the 7Acres brand in Era compatible pods. Supreme Cannabis will also supply pods under different brands for Pax Era. 7Acres expects to sell Pax Era pods under the 7Acres brand in areas where Supreme Cannabis holds provincial supply accords.

Welcomes Health Canada final regulations

Supreme Cannabis has welcomed final regulations released by Health Canada. Under the newly released regulations, licensed holders are allowed production and sale of cannabis extracts, edibles, and topicals. Supreme Cannabis would develop good quality cannabis extracts that comprise oils, concentrates, vaping liquids, and tinctures under its own brands. The alliance with Pax allows Supreme Cannabis to enter the cannabis category.

Supreme Cannabis also plans to supply oils and extracts under its pact with Khalifa Kush Enterprises Canada ULC. The company’s proposed takeover of Blissco Cannabis Corp allows engaging in new product development.

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Cresco Labs Inc (OTCMKTS:CRLBF) Inaugurates VidaCann Dispensaries In Jacksonville And Pensacola And Expands Retail Footprint In Florida

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Cresco Labs Inc (OTCMKTS:CRLBF) has inaugurated new Vidacann medical cannabis dispensaries in Jacksonville and Pensacola cities in Florida. Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cresco, Charlie Bachtell said since the takeover announced in March 2019, Vidacann has expanded its retail footprint in the state. The company will close the acquisition of Vidacann within 90 days.

12 dispensaries in Florida

With the opening of two new medical cannabis dispensaries, Vidacann now has 12 dispensaries in Florida. The most advanced and one of the biggest medical cannabis providers in Florida, Vidacann will improve the retail presence in the two biggest cities: Jacksonville and Pensacola by opening new dispensaries. Cresco will have the fifth biggest retail dispensaries network in Florida.

Cresco expects a weekly patient growth of 10,000 in Florida with the opening of new dispensaries in Pensacola and Jacksonville. It plans to increase the count of dispensaries in the state to 20 by 2029.

Cresco sets a revenue target of $1 billion

Cresco has become one of the multi-state operators in just 30 days with a couple of takeovers recently. The company announced accord to takeover Origin House in April 2019. As per the terms of the deal, the shareholders of Origin House will get 0.8428 shares of Cresco for each of their share in Origin House. The deal is valued at $1.1 billion CAD. It makes the biggest public company takeover in cannabis space in the US for Cresco.

Cresco has set a revenue target of $1 billion by the year 2021. Its Q3 2019 revenues are reported at $12 million. The company aims to become one of the biggest cannabis players in the world.

Cresco owns licenses in 51 retail locations and have access to 11 states following the takeover of Vidacann. The takeover of Origin House provides Cresco access to California distribution network of 50 brand relationships and 500 dispensary partners. Revenues from California market is expected at $7.7 billion by the year 2022.

Cresco will have access to New York, Michigan and Florida. These states together with California would offer a better opportunity for the company. With all these developments in place, the valuation of the stock are estimated at $4.1 billion.

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Future Farm Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:FFRMF) Completes Indoor Cultivation Stage And Expects To Produce 130,000 Pounds Of Biomass From 2019 Crop

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Future Farm Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:FFRMF) has completed 2019 hemp for wellness crop’s indoor cultivation stage. The company is ready to transplant 200,000 seedlings in Hersey, Maine based 100 acre facility.

Expects yield of 130,000 pounds

Future Farm expects an output of 130,000 pounds of biomass from 2019 hemp crop. The company will transplant the seedlings at right time in the climate controlled indoor facility. Perfect timing of the seedlings will help to grow healthy plants and get higher yield of cannabidiol and other valuable bi-products.

Zero THC products

Future Farm will seek the help of processing providers to process biomass produced from the crop. The company will supply extracts, isolates, high quality distillates, zero THC products, and water-soluble products to the product manufacturers.

The Managers (Growing Operation) of Future Farm, Nate Gray and Zachary Lapan said they are confident of achieving a bumper 2019 crop with the application of experience gained in the inaugural 2018 harvest and processing.

Issues an update on Florida operations

Future Farm said its operations in Apopka, Florida based White Sand Nursery are in full swing. It started the 3 truckloads of spring accent plants shipments per week in March 2019 to one of the biggest customers in White Sand. The company expected to ship 850,000 3.5” plants in the first week of June 2019. Expected revenues from these shipments are estimated at $500,000. Future Farm is planning to fulfill the pre-booked orders of 845,000 plants from clients across the nation in fall season.

Chief Executive Officer of Future Farm, William Gildea said he is pleased with the accomplishments achieved by the management at White Sands. He is thrilled to ship truckloads of good quality products in a healthy condition.

Enters pact with Northeast Processing

Future Farm has signed an accord with Vermont based Northeast Processing for the processing, testing and packaging of its hemp cultivated in a Maine based 100 acre facility in 2019.

Northeast converts the Future Farm produced hemp biomass into CBD isolate, whole plant extract, and CBD distillate in just 4 months. Future Farm is searching for customers to supply its isolate, distillate and full spectrum extracts for wellness and health products.

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