Too High: How High THC Paved the Way for CBD

Too High: How High THC Paved the Way for CBD

What initially drove the rise of “CBD” hemp?  We see so many CBD ads now, so fundamental info like this gets lost in the shuffle.  Hemp, as well as marijuana, haven’t been bred for their CBD content until only recently.  Instead, the focus has...
Hemp BCE (Before the Common Era)

Hemp BCE (Before the Common Era)

Many older things have come back into vogue over the past few years.  Mainly self sufficiency practices like small scale farming/gardening, canning fruits and veggies, brewing  beer, etc.. Now one of the oldest human domesticates is all the rage just as it was...
CBD Massage: Therapy, Restoration, Nourishment

CBD Massage: Therapy, Restoration, Nourishment

Why Massage Oil? Who doesn’t like a massage?  They’re relaxing, therapeutic, and quite the indulgence.  You may be able to justify that indulgence though, as the nourishing and restorative benefits of massage are numerous.  That’s why 4 Corners...
The Entourage Effect May Not Just Be for Cannabis

The Entourage Effect May Not Just Be for Cannabis

We often attribute the phrase “Entourage Effect” to cannabis, but this effect isn’t exclusive to cannabis.  A similar phenomenon occurs among innumerable nutritious, valuable compounds found in nature.   In full-spectrum products, we retain cannabinoids like...
Will the FDA Finally Take Action and Embrace CBD?

Will the FDA Finally Take Action and Embrace CBD?

CBD companies have not had an easy row to hoe.  While the CBD industry is finally somewhat mainstream,  The FDA remains the largest barrier to legitimacy of the industry.  That will hopefully change soon. A history of inaction According to this FDA statement from...
Cloning: How a Leaf Becomes a Nug

Cloning: How a Leaf Becomes a Nug

The gist of cloning What is Cloning?  According to Merriam Webster’s Dictionary, the definition of cloning is as follows: “the aggregate of genetically identical cells or organisms asexually produced by or from a single progenitor cell or organism. b : an individual...