Taking CBD abroad this summer.

Taking CBD abroad this summer?

Maybe you’re thinking about taking CBD abroad this summer. Before you take to the skies, read our travel tips for flights, holidaying within the EU and further afield.   1. Navigating international regulations can be tricky. Here are some top travelling tips for taking CBD on holiday. You’ve packed your summery swimming costume, favourite flip-flops…

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What is CBD and where does it come from?

There is no grey area. Hemp is Cannabis. But there’s a whole lot more to the story. We know it’s a plant extract, but what is CBD and where does it come from? What is the journey like from seed to shelf? Richard Cunningham, PhD, sets the record straight. Firstly, let’s clear one issue up…

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Don’t Stress! Eat, Sleep, CBD, Repeat.

Move aside, lavender and chamomile: CBD is coming through. Sleep issues are the third biggest cause of stress in the UK. Emerging research suggests there may be a way round this. While we sleep, the body shifts between two different sleep states every 90 minutes or so. ‘Quiet’ sleep, which encompasses four other sleep categories,…

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Four ways to use CBD tinctures

Sublingual  The wonderful world of CBD is full of buzzwords and phrases. Sublingual means something which is placed under the tongue for absorption. Tinctures work well sublingually because we all have glands and capillaries under the tongue, and elsewhere in the mouth, which are primed for soaking up oils. So, when you take a few…

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Derbyshire store hosts CBD workshop

CBD First held an open day offering everything from support to education, breaking down the stigma around CBD and reassuring a few sceptics along the way.   The first in a series of workshops took place on Saturday, March 23 at our Derby store.   The informal information day saw a mix of people attending…

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Could CBD help acne?

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions in teenagers, but acne in adults is also a major skin concern for a lot of mature men and women, who have already been through the ‘awkward’ phase.   Clinical studies indicate that between 40 and 55 percent of the adult population age 20-40 are diagnosed…

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Utilising the Farm Bill to its Fullest

A Colorado farm with over forty years of organic farming experience is capitalising on the passing of Trump’s Farm Bill by expanding its hemp production to meet the growing demand for CBD. Wanting more bang for their bud, Blue Forest Farms are planting on more than 150 acres, in combination with 500 acres of land…

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CBD becomes a staple of the beauty and wellness industry

Watching the CBD movement make its way into the hair and makeup industry feels like your favourite book being turned into a film – exciting! Being a qualified beauty therapist, makeup artist and also a total CBD enthusiast, it is ticking all my dream treatment boxes! Initially, CBD oil was used within existing beauty regimes…

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April Fools – A fool-proof guide to the many ways you can take CBD

CBD has taken the health and beauty industry by storm, blooming into a fully matured market. The most commonly-known CBD consumables are e-liquids and sublingual oils, but you’d be foolish to think that the plant extract hasn’t found its way into a huge variety of products. Here is a list of the many you can…

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