Author: SeniorsforCBDBlogger

‘Bob Marley’s Famous Cold Tea’ Now Contains CBD

You may recall seeing Mellow Mood beverages in convenience stores or bodega fridges. They’re the cannabis-free drinks that sported Bob Marley’s legendary smile. The drinks produce similar side-effects to that of CBD and have done so long before the cannabinoid became the hot topic it is today. Now that hemp is no longer illegal, Mellow Mood products are making the leap into the cannabis space as w...[Read More]

10 Fantastic Valentine’s Day Activities & Gifts Perfect for Seniors

1. Create a festive environmentPutting up decorations makes any holiday festive and more special. Valentine’s Day is a great reason to make simple DIY decorations together – save money and do something fun at the same time! Simple Valentine decoration ideas: Hearts everywhere – cut hearts out of colored paper and stick them up around the house. Faux stained glass window – cut hearts out of colored...[Read More]

Despite CBD’s Popularity, Americans Still Don’t Understand Its Effects And Capabilities

There’s always been some confusion when it comes to the differences between CBD and THC. The latter, and much more famous compound, has been the subject of dozens of pop culture references and discussions; the former is only now acquiring some recognition. On the most basic level, the difference between THC and CBD is the fact that one gets you high while the other one doesn’t. CBD or cannabidiol,...[Read More]

Could Hemp-Derived CBD Help Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury?

This upcoming study will hopefully determine the answer Donald Cooper Ph.D. at Real Time Diagnostics Ventures Inc., in collaboration with the Flowering HOPE Foundation and Clover Leaf University, has just filed a new clinical trial called “Hemp-Derived Botanical Dietary Supplementation During Recovery From Brain Injury,” which aims to evaluate the effectiveness of cannabidiol-b...[Read More]

lllinois Patients May Now Replace Their Opioids with Medical Marijuana

Illinois residents who have been prescribed opioids will now be eligible for a temporary certification for medical cannabis. The Opioid Alternative Pilot Program was approved via the Alternative to Opioids Act by lawmakers last yearby a sweeping 44-6 majority in the state senate, but lagged in implementation due to “a heavy IT lift” required to get the new system’s tech ne...[Read More]

The Top 10 Democratic Contenders of 2020 Who Support Legal Weed

In the lead up to the 2020 Presidential election, there are a lot of important issues that warrant debate. Everything from healthcare to net neutrality will be discussed during campaign season, but there’s one issue of particular importance: the legalization and decriminalization of cannabis. Legal weed isn’t really a wedge issue that causes people to shift their party allegiance. But it’s still i...[Read More]

Study: Marijuana Can Reverse The Aging Process In Humans

Over a year ago, a team of scientists demonstrated that marijuana improves the memory and learning abilities in aging mice. Why does THC, the plant’s psychoactive ingredient, reverse the aging process? Here is a look at the science. As we age, it can be more difficult to learn and retain information. We accept that as fact. But imagine a world where people regularly regard marijuana as an effectiv...[Read More]

This Is Everything You Need to Know About Finding a Marijuana Doctor

Diving into the world of medical marijuana can be daunting. While cannabis for medicinal purposes is now legal in 30 states, medical marijuana is far from being a universally accepted medicine. This means the process of getting licensed can be difficult. But don’t worry, it’s not impossible. And with this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about finding a marijuana doctor. Before we g...[Read More]

The Super Bowl Allows Cannabis Ads In The Stadium, But Not On TV

On February 3, the 53rd Super Bowl in Atlanta Georgia will decide the league champion of football for the 2018 NFL season. If you are in attendance at the Super Bowl, you will see CBD coffee ads in the stadium, but if you are watching the game from home you will be not be exposed to any cannabis related advertising. New York-based Acreage Holdings, Inc. (CSE: ACRG.U) wanted to run an advocacy ad d...[Read More]

8 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Marijuana’s CBD

It doesn’t get you high, but it’s causing quite a buzz among medical scientists and patients. The past year has seen a surge of interest in marijuana’s CBD, a non-intoxicating cannabis compound with significant therapeutic properties. Numerous commercial start-ups and internet retailers have jumped on the CBD bandwagon, touting CBD derived from industrial hemp as the next big thing, a miracle oil ...[Read More]

Can Marijuana Enhance Your Yoga Routine?

Maybe you have decades of yoga experience under your belt. Maybe you’ve never attempted a yoga pose in your life. Maybe you’re somewhere in between. Whatever level of mastery you’ve attained in your personal yoga practice, there’s one aspect of yoga I’m willing to bet you haven’t explored: yoga enhanced with cannabis. Marijuana-enhanced yoga classes, also known as “weed yoga” or “420 yoga,” are ge...[Read More]

10 Must-Read Books for Seniors

Nothing beats a good book. Books can take us places we have never been, help us relive another time, and take us on great adventures – all without ever leaving home. Stimulating conversations across generations, bringing people of all walks of life together, books and the discussion surrounding them are powerful tools in improving the quality of life for anyone. Maybe that’s why book clubs are pop...[Read More]