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Nic Dobija-Nootens

Nic Dobija-Nootens lives in New York and writes about skateboarding, podcasts, TV, and many other things he refuses to grow out of. See what ails him at @noochens.

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About CBDCBD and YouFeatured

CBD, or cannabidiol, is increasingly touted as a miracle substance. And while research has shown CBD’s effectiveness in things like reducing seizures, there is a lack of scientific evidence to support many other common health claims. So, what do we know about using CBD for diabetes?

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About CBDCBD and You

As CBD becomes more well-known for its therapeutic and medicinal benefits, it’s emerging as an additional option for already heavily-prescribed disorders. In fact, there’s been considerable interest in CBD oil from people with ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 

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About CBDCBD Facts

Manufacturers can make CBD products from two kinds of cannabis plants: hemp and marijuana. These types of cannabis have very different histories, and they each have different legal statuses from state to state. So, is there a difference between the CBD products that come from these different varieties? And just

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About CBDCBD and You

Many people with epilepsy, a chronic condition in which they suffer from recurring seizures, use anticonvulsant drugs to reduce the frequency and severity of their seizures. But when those seizures are not well controlled by these medicines, some patients find cannabidiol, or CBD, to be a helpful additional treatment.

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About CBDFrequently Asked Questions

Much like cannabis itself, CBD can now be found in just about any form. Sugary desserts, entrées, coffee, lip balm, even dog treats. If you can ingest it or rub it on yourself, chances are you can find someone adding CBD to it.

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