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Michael Vanacoro
CBD Oil Dosing: How many milligrams do I really need for wellness benefits?

CBD Oil Dosing: How many milligrams do I really need for wellness benefits?

Disclaimer: CBD is only FDA-approved as a treatment for epilepsy. There is no clinical proof that CBD has additional curative value. This article does not recommend CBD as a replacement for any medication you are currently taking. Before adding CBD to your diet, consider talking to your doctor.   Since blazing onto shelves just a few years ago, CBD has been one of the most popular wellness supplements around. This hemp-derived compound is widely available, safe to ingest, and holds vast therapeutic potential. Despite CBD's widespread acceptance, however, research shows most consumers don't know how much to take. The confusion...

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Michael Vanacoro
New Hemp Regulations in New York

New Hemp Regulations in New York

There has never been a more exciting–or confusing time to be a New York hemp producer. Regulations are more fluid than ever. And as a New York based CBD company, our team at Medical Mike’s is laser focused on what comes next. But amidst the uncertainty for farmers and CBD companies like us, one fact is clear: New York supports hemp and CBD and wants to see the industry flourish. So what are the latest regulations in New York for hemp farmers and CBD producers. And how did we get here? Let’s explore. New York Hemp Production Regulations 2014 &...

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Michael Vanacoro
Remembering Charlotte Figi: How One Girl Impacted the World of CBD

Remembering Charlotte Figi: How One Girl Impacted the World of CBD

On April 7th, 2020, the world lost one of the major pioneers towards the acceptance of cannabidiol for medical use. Even if you’re unfamiliar with Charlotte Figi’s story, you’ve undoubtedly experienced the impact of her legacy. For those of you who turn to CBD when your back hurts or to help you sleep, you have Charlotte to thank. Her name deserves to be known, and her story deserves to be told. This is the journey of Charlotte Figi: the little girl who took the CBD world by storm. Humble Beginnings  Charlotte Figi was born in late 2006 with her twin,...

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Michael Vanacoro

Microdosing CBD: A Non-Psychoactive Strategy with Benefits

  With CBD popularity on the rise, you’ve probably heard people discussing the method of microdosing. This is a fairly new concept to the world of cannabidiol, but people everywhere, every day, are switching up their CBD consumption to see what the buzz is all about.  But, what even is microdosing?  As a simplified introduction, microdosing, is the concept of consuming strictly low-doses of a substance, but enjoying it several times throughout the day. Same goes for any CBD product, really. You just calculate your normal amount of CBD intake, and divide it up by how many times a day...

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