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Time to look a little bit more in-depth into the endocannabinoid system, which consists of cell receptors and corresponding molecules in our bodies, so sit comfortably and the geek show shall begin! Where does the name Endocannabinoid come from? The name derives from the Greek word Endo meaning ‘within’ to represent the natural cannabinoid receptors within the human body. The main endocannabinoid molecules inside us are called anandamide (AEA) and 2-Ag. Interestingly when Anandamide was first isolated it got its name from the Sanskrit word Ananda, which means bliss in Hindi. So AEA (Anandamide) actually means the bliss molecule and I...

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The protein in hemp seed resembles the protein found in human blood. Hemp seeds contain polyunsaturated fatty acids, omega-3, omega-6, omega-9, linoleic acid, and gamma linoleic acids (GLA’s). Hemp contains only trace amounts of THC less than 0.3%. Hemp seed can be used to make Beer! Hemp oil can be used as fuel. Hemp fibre can be used to make car parts, carpets and much more. Thomas Jefferson drafted both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution on hemp paper which is one of our most sustainable options for the future of paper based products. Hemp stalks can grow up...

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The legalisation of Medical Cannabis use in the UK With the UK legalisation of Medicinal Cannabis moving ever closer on the horizon, in conjuction with the recent announcement of cannabis legislation in Canada which intensifies the financial attention and a couple of big companies stand out currently. These companies include Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth Corp both worth billions of dollars and investing heavily in acquisitions and in upgrading their production facilities. They also look to dominate the domestic market in Canada and are also primed to do so globally with recent international deals particularly with Germany, Spain and Australia. The...

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Here are our top 3 tips for buying CBD which came from a year of doing our own research, trying all of the leading brands on the market and being in all honesty completely baffled about what we were buying!! If the label doesn’t clearly state the milligrams of CBD within the product either as per serving/drop/bottle then we recommend you choose another brand. Percentage of CBD can be misleading due to the different size bottles and strength ratio’s and if a company is not clear with their labelling it makes you wonder what else they are not being clear...

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