Author Archives: Vanessa Benoit

CB Receptors: What They Are and How They Function

CB Receptors

The cannabis plant has two primary cannabinoids, THC and CBD (or cannabidiol).  These substances are becoming more and more well known, but what surprises many people is that humans have receptors in our bodies and brains that are specifically receptive to cannabinoids. These are called CB receptors (cannabinoid receptors). Even more surprising is that we […]

How to Make High CBD Edibles That Work


What are CBD Edibles? Before you get down to making CBD edibles, it’s useful to know exactly what CBD is. (For any questions involving cannabidiol, we recommend visiting our resource page about cannabidiol, where we tell you everything you’ve ever wanted to know in depth.)   Most people, when they think of marijuana or cannabis, […]

The Top 3 Innovative Uses for Hemp Oil

Uses for Hemp Oil

What Exactly Is Hemp Oil? The words “hemp oil” and “cannabis oil” are often conflated or confused as being the same substance. This is not true, since we know there’s a difference in specificity with cannabis and hemp. Cannabis Sativa can pertain to a wide array of varying strains, including hemp.  This difference is important […]

Top CBD Vaping Pens Reviewed

Top Vaping Pens Review

Why Vape?   For many CBD users, vaping is a preferred method of experiencing the effects from CBD.  In some cases, people might have absorption problems that prevent ingestion from being as effective. When CBD is vaporized, this problem can be side-stepped, and the effects appear more quickly. This top vaping pens review should help […]

The NAIHC: Fighting for Progress One State at a Time


The NAIHC — North American Industrial Hemp Council — has been fighting for the rights of the industrial hemp industry for decades. But why do these rights matter? As you possibly know from perusing our website a bit, both CBD and hemp products are legal imports, but it has remained mostly illegal for industrial hemp […]

High CBD Edibles: Which Edibles Contain the Most CBD?

High CBD Edibles

Before getting into high CBD edibles, we should start by explaining what CBD is.  For a more detailed explanation, you can see our resource page about cannabidiol, but to summarize, CBD is a cannabinoid, one of the many cannabinoids found in the Cannabis Sativa plant. THC is also a cannabinoid, but cannabinoids vary widely regarding […]

Is Cannabis Oil Legal?

Is Cannabis Oil Legal

The Difference between Cannabis Oil, CBD Oil and Marijuana Oil   Cannabis oil, CBD oil, and marijuana oil are all somewhat synonymous but with key differences. We have a helpful infographic for you to get a better understanding of hemp oil vs. cannabis oil. Meanwhile, what’s important is to make the distinction between “marijuana” and […]

What is Methyl Salicylate?

What Is Methyl Salicylate

So, What is Methyl Salicylate? A Close Relative to Menthol   Methyl salicylate is a natural ester that performs very similarly to menthol. It is commonly extracted through steam distillation of wintergreen leaves. According to WebMD, methyl salicylate is found in many topical ointments bought over the counter for minor joint aches or muscular pains. […]

Terpenes and Terpenoids

Terpenes and Terpenoids

  The Difference Between Terpenes and Terpenoids According to Chem Wiki, backed by the University of California Davis, terpenes and terpenoids can be argued to comprise the largest and most diverse class of natural products with many being found in plants. Some more complex terpenes can even be found in animals. But what characteristically defines […]