Mother’s Day – Explaining CBD to your Mum

The generation gap can make explaining anything to a parent a bit of a struggle. We have all had those impromptu training sessions where we teach a parent how to type a text, log into emails or what a particular meme actually means. Now, many of us are determined to introduce our mum to something…

Motivation to exercise linked to the endocannabinoid system

Research published in the journal JCI Insight has revealed the surprising role cannabinoid receptors may play in our motivation (or otherwise) to exercise. Cannabinoids are chemical compounds found in cannabis and the human body. The two main cannabinoid receptors found in the human body are CB1 and CB2. (For a more detailed explanation of how…

Police raid Plymouth CBD Shop

A 35-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of supplying Class-B drugs on Wednesday morning after police executed a search of a CBD shop and a residential property in the Plymouth area. The man was also arrested on suspicion of money laundering. Officers swooped in on the residence just after 7.30am, where…

…and release! CBD exercise classes launch in London

Combining cannabinoids with deep stretching and relaxation sounds like a match made in heaven, so it’s a wonder that this obvious pairing has only just hit the high street. Gymbox, arguably London’s trendiest gym chain, have launched their own brand of yoga-esque exercise classes with the added benefit of CBD to promote relaxation and healing.…

Cycling studio chain peddling CBD across the US

The CBD movement is moving faster than ever and is now peddling its way into the fitness industry at Soul Cycle, a US-based chain of cycling studios. Soul Cycle classes are said to be a highly energetic space to let go and push towards the finish line together. There has been a recent influx of…

CBD Science: What do you know about CBD and where it comes from?

We know it’s a plant extract, but how do you get Cannabidiol from a plant? Hemp is cannabis, there is no denying it. But there are distinct strains of the cannabis plant family, each possessing different properties.   Think of an apple or a grape. There any many different varieties: red, green, sweet and so…

“I have fears, I have doubts, I have anxiety.” Model and newlywed Hailey Bieber speaks out about using CBD

The number of celebrities fitting CBD into their lifestyle and openly talking about the different it has made to their life will go a long way in normalising the plant extract. A few weeks ago Kim Kardashian — who makes no secret of her struggle with psoriasis — shared her new favourite skincare product on her Instagram story…

How to add CBD into your daily work life

With the CBD industry pushing through the initial scrutiny of ‘the unknown’, it’s understandable that some are left with a lingering influenced opinion, but most are starting to turn to CBD to add some calm into their, otherwise stressful, working day. So, how can you comfortably enjoy CBD at work? Clearing up some of the…

CBD Kitchen: Popcorn Lovers Day made better with CBD butter

Popcorn Lovers Day falls this week, who knew? Why not take the American buttery popcorn tradition and turn the snack into a super snack with CBD oil. You will need: Your favourite packet of popcorn or popcorn kernels 454g (2 cups) of your favourite unsalted butter (dairy free butter works too) 7-10 drops of Natural…

No Smoking Day 2019: Can CBD help in smoking cessation? Studies say it might.

Smokers are known to think about packing up often and many make repeated unsuccessful attempts to quit for good. Ask any smoker – stubbing out those cigarettes for good isn’t easy and any tips to help in quitting are often sought after. CBD might just be what you have needed to kick the habit for…