Welcome to our CBD education library, where we share interesting articles and essays about CBD. We provide a brief annotation describing each article, so you can easily find one you’ll enjoy.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeadams/2019/12/04/fda-claims-cbd-is-evil-while-who-and-nida-says-its-all-good/#aeb2667382f5

Great article by Mike Adams contextualizing the FDA’s recently updated statement on CBD with other, high-authority sources, including the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the World Health Organization. Adams provides valuable links to these sites/reports so the reader can view data directly.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/05/14/magazine/cbd-cannabis-cure.html

This article by Moises Velasquez-Manoff explains the history of CBD and its journey toward popularization in the US. Woven through this history is a story about several parents of children who have been aided by CBD and the paths they have taken to help bring it to market. An intriguing historical and medical contextualization of CBD that connects many dots.

https://medium.com/cbd-origin/hemp-vs-marijuana-the-difference-explained-a837c51aa8f7

This article by Aaron Cadena is a great guide to understanding broadly used terms such as “strain” and other elements of nomenclature surrounding the often confusing trifecta of Hemp, Cannabis, and Marijuana. Demystifies the difference between Marijuana and Hemp, in particular—culturally, agriculturally, chemically, and legally. Worth a read.

https://aproperhigh.com/articles/terpenes-are-the-smart-way-to-predict-your-high

This article by Adrienne Airhart on the terpenes of cannabis explains the characteristics of several terpenes within cannabis and how they can be identified. The author provides tips on which terpenes to look for to fulfill your needs and suggests various “strains” to find the terpene(s) most desired.