Author: SeniorsforCBDBlogger

420 History: How April 20th Became a Stoner Celebration

Both marijuana smokers and non-smokers recognize April 20 or 4/20 as a national holiday for cannabis culture, but few actually know how the date got chosen. Some say “420” is code among police officers for “marijuana smoking in progress.” Some note 4/20 is also Adolf Hitler’s birthday. And some go as far as to cite Bob Dylan’s song “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35” because 12 multiplied by 35 equals ...[Read More]

Kids These Days: Younger Generation Now Prefers Cannabis Over Alcohol

Cannabis legalization can mean something different for each person. For some, it can represent a solid help for their medical ailment. For others, it can become a chance to be open and honest about their recreational habits. Legalization can affect each individual in a personal fashion. Yet, from a general perspective, there are two main consequences that derive from legalization policies. One is ...[Read More]

Carl’s Jr. To Test CBD Burger on 4/20: ‘Rocky Mountain High’

Carl’s Jr. has a treat planned for CBD enthusiasts opens on April 20. The fast-food chain is planning a test run for a CBD-infused burger exclusively at its store in Denver, Colorado on 4/20. Dubbed the “Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight,” the sandwich will feature two beef patties, Sante Fe sauce infused with hemp-based CBD oil, picked jalapenos, pepper jack cheese and “Crisscut” fries, a...[Read More]

8 Most Common Health Conditions Cannabis, Most Specifically CBD, is Used for

Marijuana can get a person high, unleash creative prowess, and, in the case of overindulgence, might also make him or her act dumb. But there’s more to pot than running around acting stoned, like actor Seth Rogen might have everyone believe in the 2008 classic stoner comedy, Pineapple Express. For starters, with cannabis legal in Canada, there’s no need to visit a sketchy “weed dealer” anymore. Se...[Read More]

10 Tips for a Healthy Diet After Age 50

Turning 50 is a milestone for many people. The half-century mark comes with new rules for medical tests and often brings a couple of health-related signals indicating that it’s time for some dietary changes. Even if you have enjoyed a healthy 50 years or more, nutritional needs change over time. Gradual dietary tweaks may be wise to ensure your golden years are, well, golden. To help determine wha...[Read More]

Boomers & Millennials Alike Are Buzzing About CBD

Hiding in plain sight for decades on the shelves of specialty stores and online, cannabidiol (CBD) oil is taking the mainstream health, wellness and beauty industries by storm. While likely benefiting from the legalization of medical marijuana in many states, the CBD oils market is now poised for even more dramatic growth. That’s due, in large part, to the 2018 Farm Bill, signed by President Donal...[Read More]

Mainstream Retailers Embrace Marijuana’s Less Taboo Cousin, CBD

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s showing up in everything from skin creams to bath balms to dog treats — an elixir that can supposedly reduce anxiety and help you sleep. The ingredient? CBD, or cannabidiol, a compound derived from hemp and marijuana that doesn’t cause a high. Mainstream retailers are taking advantage of a sudden boom in the industry even as CBD’s health benefits remain murky amid a patchwork ...[Read More]

10 Farmer’s Market Foods That Are Senior Approved

Spring is finally in the air! If you’re like most people, you and your loved ones may have fallen off the health and nutrition bandwagon this winter. With the harsh weather and indulgent holiday gatherings, it’s common to slip up and make poor diet choices that you normally wouldn’t. If you’re looking for ways for your family to kick off spring on a healthier, more wholesome note, buying groceries...[Read More]

One Short, Brisk Walk a Day May Prevent Arthritis

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Less than 10 minutes a day of brisk walking can help prevent disability in people with arthritis pain in their knee, hip, ankle or foot, researchers report. Just one hour a week of brisk physical activity “is less than 10 minutes a day for people to maintain their independence. It’s very doable,” said lead study author Dorothy Dunlop...[Read More]

Going Postal: USPS Provides Guidance On Mailing Hemp-CBD

Recently the United States Post Office (“USPS”) issued an advisory on “Acceptance Criteria for Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil and Products Containing CBD.” Those criteria are as follows: 1. A signed self certification statement, subject to the False Statements Act (18 U.S.C. § 1001). Statements must be printed on the mailer’s own letterhead, must be signed by the mailer, and must include the text “I certif...[Read More]

Marijuana, Hemp, CBD Oil: Which of These is Legal & Where in the U.S.?

Despite all the breakthrough in medicine and numerous scientific evidence that cannabis has vast potential in curing various disease, the US laws are still baffling and do not allow all cannabis-related products to be produced or consumed freely. Bearing in mind the recent discussions, approvals and prohibitions, it is no wonder one can get rather confused about what is legal and what can get you ...[Read More]

Levi’s New Line of Hemp Clothing Reduces Water Waste

Despite hemp’s long history as a material used to manufacture textiles and fabrics, modern garment producers have yet to embrace cannabis-based clothing. The reason, if you ask the biggest companies in the industry, has been feel. Hemp may be great for producing industrial fabrics, they say, but as a wearable, its coarseness is a problem. And especially for consumers used to the touch and feel of ...[Read More]