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Michael Vanacoro
CBD for Pets: 5 Reasons to Give Your Dog CBD

CBD for Pets: 5 Reasons to Give Your Dog CBD

Dogs and humans may look different, but we are also very the same. 19% of adults in the United States suffer from anxiety and dogs are likely around the same percentage.  Imagine being a dog and having thunder crashing down around you, or being told you can’t jump on the couch. This is enough to cause anyone anxiety, especially a dog that can’t understand you telling them “everything is going to be okay.” As a pet owner, you want to make sure your pet is happy and healthy, and one way to help them relax and feel better is by...

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Michael Vanacoro
4 Simple CBD Oil Recipes for Younger-Looking Skin

4 Simple CBD Oil Recipes for Younger-Looking Skin

These days beauty aisles and skincare sites are teeming with CBD lotions, creams, face masks, lip balms, and cleansers. And it makes sense when you think about it. Studies show this all-natural hemp-derived cannabinoid can alleviate many common skin conditions, from redness and blemishes to lines and wrinkles.   CBD is a potent anti-inflammatory and popular ingredient for healthy skin, but CBD beauty products are not always budget-friendly. So, if you’d love to add CBD to your skincare regime without paying retail markup, you’ve got options. Using natural botanicals and hemp-derived oils like CBD, CBN, and CBG, you can address...

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Michael Vanacoro
Delta-8 THC and the Healing Power of Cannabinoids

Delta-8 THC and the Healing Power of Cannabinoids

Cannabis is full of therapeutic compounds, each with its unique role in producing the vast array of effects the plant can offer. You’ve heard a lot about THC and CBD, but you may not know these rockstar cannabinoids have variants with qualities all their own. The THC you’re probably familiar with is the famous Delta-9 variety. But Delta-9 THC is just one version of this psychoactive chemical. Did you know other THC compounds exist naturally in hemp, are federally unregulated, and legal in most states except New York and a handful of others? The most well-known hemp-derived THC cannabinoid known...

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Michael Vanacoro
CBD and your pet

CBD and your pet

Whether your furry family member is a cat or a dog, you can show them care & love by adding some CBD to their lives. CBD is expected to have the same soothing benefits for animals that it does for humans.   Is CBD good for my pet? While there has been no formal study on how CBD affects dogs or cats specifically, there are ongoing studies on CBD oil for dogs; one is being funded by AKC Canine Health Foundation, which will provide the scientific data that’s needed to gain legal approval on benefits of CBD . What scientists currently...

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