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Uses & Benefits of CBD Oil

April 17, 2020 at 11:58 pm | Marijuana Legislation | Vote Ojeda -

CBD Oil is heralded as the new miracle drug of this generation. Richard Ojeda has been an advocate of cannabis and specifically CBD. But when it comes to CBD there is confusion about its composition, it benefits and uses. The benefits and uses of cbd oil need to be discussed with a view to pinpoint its potential as well as clear the misconceptions about this wonder drug.

What is Cannabidiol (CBD)?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second most prevalent of the active ingredients in Cannabis. It is derived directly from the Hemp plant, which is a cousin of the marijuana plant, and is an essential component of “medical marijuana”. CBD by itself does not cause the euphoric “high” that “Ganja” drug addicts look for. CBD does not cause any public health related problems associated with drug abuse, and no drug dependence either. CBD also known as ‘Cannabinoids’ is seen in the Cannabis plant that belongs to the Species of Cannabis Sativa. It is one among the 104 chemical compounds, found in the Cannabis Plant, belonging to the. CBD is non-intoxicating. Also, it has several therapeutic effects on the human mind and body. CBD Oil contains very little or no THC traces (Tetra Hydro Cannabinol, also found in the plant). CBD is not actually extracted from the Cannabis Plant, due to worries of high THC content. That is why it is extracted, from its cousin the Hemp plant, instead. Hemp has way lesser THC, about 0.3%. CBD is sold in various forms in the market. It is sold as Patch and Edibles, Skin Creams, Under-the-Tongue Sprays, Wax, Topical Solutions, Tincture, Soft Gel Capsules, and Concentrate. Its legal positions in many advanced countries are quite confusing, but its therapeutic value has prompted a new look at its legalization.

Benefits & Use

Some of the Main Benefits and uses of cbd oil are listed below:

  • While CBD has been presented as a major pain management systemic drug, the evidence is still growing, as the Research into Cannabis-derived medication keeps growing.
  • However, the major area in which its contribution is now irrefutable is in the treatment of the most severely painful child epilepsy syndromes, such as LGS (Lennox Gastaut Syndrome) and Dravet Syndrome. These two Syndromes do not respond to standard anti-seizure drugs, but CBD not only reduces the number of seizures drastically, but also the peak pain modes. In some cases, CBD has even affected total cure of these Syndromes.
  • Recently, the FDA of US Government approved Epidiolex, which is the first ever medication that are cannabis-derived, for these Syndromes.
  • CBD is commonly used to control Anxiety in psychological case treatment.
  • CBD assists Insomniac treatment spectacularly well, both for falling asleep, and to continue with stable restful sleep.
  • CBD applied externally on the skin helps lower pain and inflammation, particularly in arthritic cases.
  • Neuropathic Pain and Inflammatory Pain are two of the most difficult and chronic types of pain to treat. CBD uses a mechanism which drastically reduces both these two types of Pain. Of course, far more intensive research is needed to achieve results that are fully accepted by the Scientific Community.
  • Inflammation, both post and pre-surgical, is a very promising area for researching applications of CBD.
  • CBD assists patients to remain calm during extreme nervous stress conditions, without any psychotropic side effects.
  • As an ordinary physical supplement, CBD helps keep avoid skin dryness, when massaged into the skin.
  • Apart from Epilepsy related treatment, CBD has been found yo be very effective in treating Heart problems.
  • CBD is being progressively applied to patients with Psychological problems, such as, Schizophrenia.
  • Research is still on to determine the exact level of efficiency in treating ailments like Addiction, as well as, Chronic Pain and Inflammation.
  • In 2015, Neuro Therapeutics derived that CBD could actually be used to help lower the anxiety in relative behavioral disorders, like:
  1. OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  2. SAD (Social Anxiety Disorder)
  3. PD (Panic Disorder)
  4. PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  5. GAD (General Anxiety Disorder)
  6. Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Oxidative Stress relates to a state where there are excessive free antioxidants in the body which cannot be neutralized. This causes Neurological Damage, and is a modern problem. CBD can help to reduce the Neurological Damage by neutralizing antioxidants.
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Legalization of Cannabis in the United States

January 3, 2019 at 8:04 pm | Marijuana Legislation, Politics | Vote Ojeda -

Marijuana is one of the most popular crop around the world. Use and sell of marijuana has been prohibited in many countries due to vast notions associated with Cannabis. Marijuana can be used for clinical purposes as well as for medical purposes. The clinical use of marijuana entails prescribing the drug to patients of cancer or those who have undergone chemotherapy. Cannabis is also used for recreational purposes although it is known to be very addictive.

Is it legal?

Possession and use of cannabis has been prohibited in most parts of the world including the United States. However, since the 1960s there has been ongoing calls for the legalization of marijuana. Most people including celebrities, politicians and even presidents have attested to either try the use of marijuana. Today, marijuana has been legalized in some states like California while in other states you will face a jail term for possessing or using marijuana.


Marijuana is as old as many societies and was a very popular commodity in the past societies where it was used for many reasons. The hemp plant was being used in the paper industry and textile industry. Shoes made from the product were adorable and a great fashion statement. Once people learned of its use as a psychoactive drug, it became very popular among different groups of people and within a few years cannabis was declared illegal.

Marijuana Laws in California

Medical marijuana is legal in certain parts of the California however it is still illegal to the federal government. Medical marijuana has been accepted for medical purposes where folks need to have a card that has been prescribed by a doctor in order to buy and use marijuana for medical purposes only. Other states have followed the trend set by the state of California that govern the medical use of marijuana.

The current laws of California allow individuals to use medical marijuana. The laws are very strict in that only individuals who are seriously ill are allowed to use medical marijuana. The laws are designed to ensure that patients obtain a marijuana card and they use medical marijuana as prescribed by the physician. As per the law, all patients using marijuana must be registered with the medical program. Medical marijuana can be bought from different dispensaries within the state that sell medical marijuana.

Should marijuana be legalized in United States?

Medical marijuana is not like the other type of marijuana that you find in the streets. Medical marijuana makes you high however it does not contain the toxic substances like those of sold on the streets. Medical marijuana is not sold to any individual. One is required to have a medical marijuana card which can only be given by a physician.

Opponents fear that legalizing vice/sin products will open the door to future decriminalization of similar or even worse categories. The concern would be that this sets precedent for harder drugs, prostitution, any meet and fuck site, and really any activity that would be deemed unsavory.

Medical marijuana dispensaries are also legal establishments where marijuana can be sold. These establishments are heavily regulated and must follow strict marijuana laws. Legalizing medical marijuana in the United States will bring control to the misused and drug and reduce cases of crime that is associated with cannabis users.… Read the rest