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In the fast-paced world we live in, it seems like you can’t go five minutes without someone bringing up a “miracle cure” for common illnesses, magic vitamins that he or she swear by, or a new fad diet. With this constant flow of information, it can be hard to get accurate and simple information that allows you to make well informed decisions about your health. White Coat Hemp Co., is dedicated to getting you the latest information about CBD in the most effective way.

Cannabidiol – better known as CBD – is 1 of 113 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids found in the hemp plant. As the legal alternative to medical marijuana, CBD provides users with the healing effects of cannabis without the psychoactive properties. This means you get all of the health benefits of marijuana without the “high.”

CBD has many medicinal and nutritional benefits that help people of all ages and can treat a wide range of ailments. It is safe even in high doses and can also be beneficial to animals and children. Hemp and CBD products are becoming a household items with such products now being sold in grocery stores. In June 2018 the FDA approved a prescription drug for the treatment of seizure disorders that contains CBD as the active ingredient. The recent adoption of the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) is expected to open the door to sponsored clinical trials of CBD.

The top issues that CBD can help treat are:
Chronic pain
Acne and skin issues
Anxiety
Depression
PTSD
Insomnia
Epilepsy
Autism
Chemotherapy side-effects
Inflammation
Crohn’s Disease
Addiction and Detox

THC vs. CBD

Tetrahydrocannabinol, known as THC, is the most notorious cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant. THC is responsible for the lethargic, sleepy and “high” feeling experienced by cannabis users. While each state has their own rules about marijuana, and it is not yet legal in all 50 states, CBD is a viable alternative to those residing in jurisdictions that have not yet decriminalized medicinal marijuana.

The 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law the by President on December 20, 2018. The 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp (defined as the Cannabis Sativa L., and any part of the plant, including the seeds thereof, and all derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 THC concentration of not more than 0.3% on a dry weight basis) from Schedule I of the federal Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”). In addition to removing hemp from the CSA, the 2018 Farm Bill delegates broad authority to the states to regulate and limit the production and sale of hemp and hemp products within their borders. The 2018 Farm Bill also preserved the authority of the FDA to regulate products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds under the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, including CBD.

How Can I Use CBD?

CBD can be ingested in many forms depending on your personal preferences. Inhalable products include smoke and vapor, whereas ingestible products include oral drops, spray, and edibles. For skin issues and sore muscles, there are also topical products such as balms, lotion, and serums. Please consult your doctor with questions and concerns about how CBD should be used as a part of your treatment plan.

White Coat Hemp Co. is committed to providing you with the best products and accurate, straightforward information about CBD so you can make the right decisions for you and your family.

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Disclaimer: Any therapeutic claims of CBD contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are for information purposes only. Products on this site contain no more than 0.3% THC.
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