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In the wide world of cannabidiol, there’s a lot to learn. And as they say: knowledge is power. The better informed you are about CBD, its effects, and your own individual needs, the better you’ll be able to decide how CBD can fit into your unique lifestyle. That’s why we’ve compiled this database of information about all things CBD, hemp, cannabis, and more!
 
We’re always tracking new research and developments into our favorite cannabinoid, so be sure to check back regularly to see what’s new in the world of CBD knowledge. And if you don’t see your questions answered here, reach out and let us know! We’re always thrilled to help our customers become better informed about this wonderful compound.

How is CBD Oil Made?

Creating CBD Oil is a multi-phase process that requires specialized equipment, exacting procedures, and a careful eye for detail. Broadly speaking, the process can be broken down into two main…

Everything You Need to Know About Hemp Farming

We’ve hit a proliferation among the CBD industry: this cannabinoid can be found in virtually any product, any skincare treatment, or any edible delicacy alike. But CBD isn’t the only hemp-derive…

CBD and Drug Testing

Time and time again, the question arises: Will CBD show up on a routine drug test? And the answer is surprisingly not as simple as a yes or no. Some have claimed that they’ve failed regular office dru…

Does CBD Get You High?

Does CBD get you high? It’s a common question. The short answer is no,  CBD doesn’t get you high. It’s a naturally non-psychoactive compound that doesn’t cause the user to feel a euphoric, o…

CBD Oil vs. Hemp Oil

Table of Contents Industrial Hemp Oil vs. Therapeutic Hemp Oil You’ll see both CBD oil and hemp oil mentioned all across the CBD industry, and with good reason. But is CBD and hemp oil the sa…

What is CBD?

CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a natural phytocannabinoid derived from the hemp plant. The hemp plant is a member of the cannabis sativa genus family, and the term “cannabis” is often used to…

What is Cannabis?

Cannabis is the generic term applied to all members of the cannabis sativa L. plant genus. When talking about CBD, the term most often refers to hemp, a member of this genus. However…

What Are CBD Concentrates?

CBD concentrates are a pure, isolated form of cannabidiol. They are derived from natural industrial hemp, just like other CBD products. However, while many products are labeled as “Full Spectrum” o…

What is CBD Oil?

When it comes to the most popular CBD product on the market, there is really no competition: CBD oil. This oil is derived from an extraction of the cannabis plant, more specifically hemp. It is t…

Where to Buy CBD Oil

For the optimum CBD shopping experience, you’ve come to the right place! CBD Choice is the premiere choice in online CBD retailers. We offer an extensive stock from the top CBD companies around the in…

Types of CBD: Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum and Isolates

CBD comes in many varieties, each with unique characteristics from its chemical genus and manufacturing processes. These differences make each type appropriate for different users’ needs. The most…

Rick Simpson Oil: What it is, How it’s Made, Uses & Benefits

Rick Simpson Oil: RSO Oil Anyone who spends enough time researching medical marijuana, CBD or therapeutic applications of cannabis will inevitably come across the name Rick Simpson. And rightly so,…

Oils & Extracts Found in CBD Products

African Whitewood Bark Extract Scientific name: Triplochiton Scleroxylon Derives from: tree bark Potential: anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory Affects the: integumentary system Products: CBD…

What Are CBD Gummies?

CBD gummies are a form of CBD-infused edible product, ingested through the digestive system. CBD-infused edibles are popular for their convenience, discreteness, and deliciousness, allowing CBD users…

What Are CBD Topicals?

CBD topicals are products that come infused with CBD and that are applied onto the skin. Some of the most popular CBD topicals include lotions, balms, skincare creams, massage oils, roll-on gels,…

What is the 2018 Farm Bill?

In the world of CBD, you’ll often hear talk of the 2018 Farm Bill. It’s especially prolific in references surrounding the legality of CBD. So what is the 2018 Farm Bill and why is it so important for…

What is Medicinal Cannabis?

Medicinal marijuana. We’re sure you’ve heard this term before, especially as medicinal marijuana continues to find itself among governmental ballots, cannabis dispensaries, and everyday conversations.…

The History of Cannabis

KEY BCE: Before Common Era, refers to any time before the calendar year "0" CE: Common Era, refers to any time after the calendar year "0" (ca.): Circa, refers to an approximate dateThe Neolit…

Using CBD to Manage Pain

As with all things in the world of CBD, it’s important to note that formal research is ongoing, and that there’s much we still don’t understand about how CBD works in the human body. However, ear…

Third-Party Lab Testing

Reputable CBD manufacturers make it a point to have all of their products third-party lab tested prior to packaging and sale. And it makes sense: third-party lab testing is important, especially given…

The Science of Cannabinoid Receptors

What are Cannabinoid Receptors Cannabinoid receptors are one of the most important parts of the endocannabinoid system (ECS), which itself is responsible for regulating an impressive number of impor…

The Entourage Effect

When taken together, the many chemical compounds found in cannabis can synergize, enhancing and altering each others’ effects. The precise interactions between these compounds are not yet fully und…

Does CBD Have Side Effects?

One conundrum you’ll undoubtedly encounter while exploring the ever-expanding world of CBD oils and related treatments is whether or not CBD has any side effects. For starters, CBD is a non-intoxicati…

CBD and The Body: The ECS

Believe it or not, our bodies actually produce their own kinds of cannabinoids. These cannabinoids are referred to as endogenous cannabinoids, or endocannabinoids for short, and they play largely t…

CBD and Mental Health

In the United States alone, 1 in 5 people actively suffer from some sort of mental health disorder or other mental health-related issues. That’s 20% of the U.S. population, over 65 million individuals…

Is CBD Good For Pets?

Modern pet lovers will tell you: CBD for pets is all the rage, offering a variety of benefits to our four-legged friends. However, few formal studies on the efficacy of CBD in mammals — other than…

What are Flavonoids?

Flavonoids are one of the many types of chemical compounds (or phytonutrients) found in virtually all plants. This class of phytonutrients is water soluble and is largely responsible for the variety o…

CBG and CBN

Table of Contents Cannabigerol — CBG, the mother cannabinoidCannabinol — CBN, the sleepy cannabinoidCBG and CBN may not yet have the same prestige as CBD or THC, but they’re two of the most important…

Cannabinoids & Terpenes

Cannabinoids, phytocannabinoids, terpenes: you may have heard these terms thrown out in more than one CBD-related scenario. That’s because these terms are essential to understanding what goes into our…

THC vs. CBD

Although hemp produces over 100 active cannabinoids, THC and CBD are without doubt the most well-known. While they have a number of striking similarities — including a very similar chemical structu…

Terpenes

Terpenes are natural compounds found in many plants, not just cannabis. These compounds are responsible for giving a plant its specific effects, scent, and (sometimes) taste. Many CBD products contain…

Cannabinoids

Parent CannabinoidCannabinoid Variations Cannabichromene (CBC)Cannabichromenenic Acid (CBCA)Cannabichromanone (CBCF)Cannabichromevarin (CBCV)Cannabichromevarinic Acid (CBCVA) Cannabidiol (CBD)Cannab…

CBD Glossary of Ailments

Acne: A disorder of the skin caused by inflammation of skin glands and hair folliclesAcquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS): A chronic, potentially life-threatening condition characterized by a d…

CBD Glossary

2-AG: A derivative of arachidonic acid that occurs naturally in the brain and acts as a messenger molecule, playing a role in appetite, depression, memory, and fertilityAmino Acid: An organic acid c…