CBD is an abbreviated form of Cannabidiol. It is a cannabis compound and accounts for as much as 40% of the extract of the plant. It has several medical benefits and its significant difference from THC is its non-psychoactive effects that do not make people get a feeling of being stoned. This is the reason it has a great appeal among patients commonly suffering from pain, inflammation, seizures, anxiety spasms who desire to get relief without getting the feeling of dysphoria.
The fifth annual CBOutlook Conference being held from October 16-17 at the University of Denver is fittingly titled, "Race for Market Share." In the past, the now four-year-old conference has set a high bar for unbiased analysis of all issues related to CBD.
Recent news out of Utah noted that 52 people became ill this year after consuming synthetic CBD. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the products responsible for the illnesses, sold under the brand name Yolo CBD Oil, contained a dangerous synthetic cannabinoid called 4-CCB and were falsely labeled as containing cannabidiol or CBD.
CBD vape pens are quickly gaining in popularity. They’re easy to use, convenient to carry and provide fast-acting effects and high bioavailability. Vaping is even perceived to be a healthier alternative to inhaling smoke, but if you don't purchase your vape oils from a reliable source, you could be exposing yourself to a new hidden danger.