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CBD CONDITIONS & TREATMENTS

CBD Treatment Forms and Time to Action

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For those already familiar with the therapeutic promise of cannabinoid-based treatments as a solution for various health conditions, then you already know about the wide range of ailments that can be positively impacted by this wondrous family of compounds.

The main substance we are interested in here is Cannabidiol (CBD), which is the principal component in CBD Oil. Many folks are more familiar with THC. However, CBD does not get you high. It has no serious psychoactive effects at all, which is why it is so important as a therapeutic compound given that CBD also causes important changes in the body’s physiology that are now understood to have significant benefits of a medical nature.

Medicinal CBD is generally derived from raw cannabis plant flower matter. When dried out, we find that the CBD concentration in most hemp plant flower matter is around 1.2%. That means, if you start with about 100 grams of dried hemp flower matter, you can extract around 1.2 grams of CBD.

But, with some selective breeding, strains have been developed that can produce nearly twice that much. However, plants that have been cultivated strictly for the THC high – recreational pot – the CBD level is often quite a bit smaller.

However, one common question that often arises from those wishing to take advantage of this therapeutic force is about how long it takes to be effective.

Time to Action for CBD

The question of how long it takes to receive “felt” benefits of CBD is more complicated than it might appear on the surface.

First off, different conditions are impacted in different ways. Some conditions take longer to impact with any treatment. Secondly, the method of “delivery” of the CBD is also a major factor in how long it takes to be effective. Finally, the concentration or dosage plays a role in time to action.

For the reader, the most important of these issues will likely be delivery method. So, we will concentrate our discussion on this line first. The four principal methods of CBD delivery are topical application, ingestion of edible CBD through oral intake, sublingual absorption, and vaping.

We will briefly look at each with a focus on speed of action.

Topical Application. Many administer CBD treatment through a topically applied cream or gel. We typically see this type of application method used in the treatment of muscle or joint pain, or for skin problems such as acne, eczema, or psoriasis, with the balm spread onto the affected area and massaged into the dermis.

But this is also the slowest-acting method of application, taking over an hour before its impact is clearly perceivable to the user. But its effects should be potent for nearly 6 hours once it kicks into gear.

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Edibles. One of the most popular methods of application is simply eating the CBD Oil in some form.

However, digestion is the real route into the bloodstream in this case, and that takes time – typically anywhere from 45 minutes to over an hour.

And even this estimate is highly variable, depending on when the subject has last consumed some other digestible substance, and how durable during digestion that substance is. This is exactly why those undertaking this form of application are generally encouraged to do so on an “empty stomach”.

Here’s how it works: one consumes CBD Capsules, or CBD-infused edible items such as candies or gummies. It can also be mixed into any form of beverage. It should remain effective for somewhere between 240 to 360 minutes.

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Sublingual Absorption. Placing an absorbable CBD substance under the tongue constitutes the second fastest option for delivery of a CBD-based treatment. Effects can be experienced in just a few minutes through this method.

For most people, this is the chosen way to administer CBD oil. It is placed under the tongue and held there for a short period before the saliva mix is swallowed. It can be consumed either in drop or spray form. It should be felt as in effect roughly 30 minutes after administration and should last roughly 5 hours in an effective capacity.

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Vaping. This is clearly the fastest acting method of delivery. The route into the system is through the lungs, which is the fastest way into the bloodstream short of injection into a vein or artery. Effects can be experienced almost instantaneously with this method.

The mode of delivery will include the Vape Pen or Vaporizer. A CBD Vape Oil will be needed. In addition, the effect of CBD using this method lasts for multiple hours.

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How Should CBD Users Determine Proper Dosage?

If you want a one-size-fits-all answer to this question, you’ve come to the wrong place. And if you go somewhere else and find it, it’s bogus. That type of answer simply doesn’t exist. Why?

The simple answer is this: It depends on what you’re using it for.

Our advice? Start small and work your way up. Much of this process is trial and error, but the user should slope the process away from high doses.

That said, we have found that most people end up homing in on a dosage level that is a bit above what the packaging indicates.

In short, you want to start at the small end of the spectrum and gradually amp it higher until you find the desired result. But we have never come across any reports of serious problems arising from too much. Even 750 mg over a 12-hour period has been found to be just fine.

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Refining the Process

There are other factors that contribute to the recipe that determines length of time after administration of CBD Oil dosage until desired effects can be perceived.

We recommend all users to let their licensed physician know that they plan on starting a CBD Oil regimen before actual treatment has begun.

While amount of dosage, condition being treated, and method of delivery are all highly important in determining time before its active in the system, it also depends on you. Everyone is different. Some people experience effects much quicker, and others experience them slower. It is a process of personal experimentation in terms of refining usage.

However, as noted, we advise an err-on-the-downside approach in the initial stages of that process of experimentation. Once you establish that baseline, you can work your way up methodically until you reach that sweet spot and get it just right.

It should also be noted that CBD is a totally natural treatment option, which means it will not have any of the harmful side effects associated with many chemical compounds on the market today.

If you want to use it in its most concentrated form, we recommend CBD Oil Concentrates, such as CBD Oil created through a process of supercritical CO2 extraction at a professional extraction and processing facility.

Demand for such concentrated forms of CBD is growing fast, which has incentivized the development of a supply infrastructure that has driven the price lower and expanded the available supply and quality dramatically.

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CBD: How it Works

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a physiological system in the human body.

Think of it as a system of keys and locks. The keys are called “agonists”. The locks are called “receptors”. The agonists unlock the receptors, but they also deliver instructions when they do.  In the ECS, the receptors involved are called CB1 and CB2. And the agonists are endocannabinoids (which just means “internal cannabinoid”).

CB1 receptors are pervasive in the body but highly concentrated in the brain. Those in the cortex are generally designed to impact motor functions, pain sensitivity, emotional stability, cognitive functionality, appetite, parietal functions like memory, as well as other brain-related issues. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is known to attach to CB1.

CB2 receptors are more readily linked to the immune system and deal more in pain and inflammation. This receptor is acted on by endocannabinoids produced internally by the body.

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a phyto-cannabinoid that can be introduced into this complex system. We believe, according to current research, that when CBD is introduced, it has the effect of essentially inspiring the body to use more of its own endocannabinoids. It’s somewhat analogous to how methamphetamine works to stimulate more dopamine in the brain.

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Medical Conditions that can be treated with CBD

  • Obesity
  • anorexia
  • emesis
  • chronic pain
  • multiple sclerosis
  • neuro protection
  • inflammation
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Epilepsy

It has also been reported as having some positive impact on more complex issues, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, insomnia, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and anxiety.

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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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