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CBD Education & Resources

Browse all our CBD articles below and discover a wealth of information, guides, and other educational resources on cannabidiol, hemp and related topics.


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Vaping CBD Distillate: A Thinning Agent Free Future

CBD distillate is paving the way to safer vaping by removing the reliance on harmful artificial ingredients and thinning agents.

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CBD Oil for Dogs: Benefits, Safety & How to Get Started

We take a complete look at how CBD oil can benefits dogs and how to safely introduce it into their regular routine.

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What is CBD Isolate & How is it Used?

CBD isolate is a white crystalline form of the non-psychoactive cannabidiol molecule. It is a pure, concentrated form that can be used in many ways.

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CBD Oil & Drug Interactions: What You Need to Know

Learn how the compounds in CBD oil interacts with systems in the body responsible for processing other drugs and medicines you may be taking.

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CBD Buyers Guide: How to Find Quality, Effective Products & Avoid the Junk

Our CBD buyers guide walks you through the process of selecting a reputable brand selling high-quality products that will effectively meet your needs.

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CBD Product Types: A Complete Guide

Use our product types guide to browse the various kinds of CBD products available on the market today. Each section includes specific information.

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Delta-8 THC Guide: Hemp Sourcing, Legality, & Availability

Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ8-THC) is a mildly psychoactive analog to the well-known cannabinoid Delta-9 THC. Learn about the unique properties of this compound.

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CBDA (Cannabidiolic Acid) Cannabinoid Guide

Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDA) is the acid precursor to the famous phytocannabinoid CBD. Learn about this compound and explore its effects.

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Cannabis Compounds: The Keys to Effective CBD Oil

Discover the cannabis plant as we take a look at the major compounds in hemp and marijuana including cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids.

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What is the Endocannabinoid System & How Does it Work?

Discover at the endocannabinoid system (ECS), its identification, the cannabinoids that influence its function, and it's impact on human health

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Will Using CBD Oil Make You Fail a Drug Test?

Can you take CBD and pass a drug test? This is a straightforward question with a not-so-straightforward answer. The best response is: maybe.

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CBD vs THC: What's the Difference?

Explore the differences, similarities, and synergies between the two most popular cannabinoids: cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

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Decarboxylation: What it is and Why is it Important for CBD?

The process of decarboxylation removes a carboxyl group using heat and time. Discover why 'activating' cannabis is important for cannabis and CBD oil users.

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CBD-Infused Honey: Benefits + Quick & Easy Recipe

We walk you through how to take your favorite honey and infuse it with CBD - all while saving money and having complete control over the end product!

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Dabbing CBD: The Complete Guide

This article introduces dabbing, concentrates, and the equipment used to make it all happen - all from a cannabidiol (CBD) user's point of view.

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Vaping CBD: The Complete Introductory Guide

In this article, we cover essential vaping information, why you'd vape CBD, potential health risks to avoid, and how to start vaporizing CBD today.

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Hemp vs Marijuana: The Differences Explained

We take a look at the similarities and differences between hemp and marijuana - two types of cannabis with very different applications.

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Water Soluble CBD vs CBD Oil: Which is Better?

Discover how water-soluble compares to traditional CBD oil and how to choose between the two based on your needs.

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CBD Lab Reports: Why They Are Important & How to Read Them

Discover what CBD lab reports are, why they are necessary, and how to read and understand them when shopping for CBD products.

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Glossary: CBD Oil Terminology You Should Know

This glossary provides a list of the most commonly used terms and abbreviations within the CBD and hemp industry.

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What is CBD Oil?: Features, Benefits, Uses & More

New to CBD Oil? Start here to learn all about this cannabis compound, where it comes from, and it's benefits.

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Full-Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, & CBD Isolate: Differences Explained

Discover the various types of extracts used in CBD products and the benefits of each. Learn about full spectrum, broad spectrum, isolates & beyond.

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The Entourage Effect: Cannabis Compounds Working Together

Learn why unique combinations of cannabis compounds offer superior therapeutic potential through the entourage effect.

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How is CBD Oil Made? - Hemp Extraction & Processing

Discover the complete CBD product life cycle - from seed to hemp plant to extract to the final product we take you through every step.