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Hemp CBD becoming a hot topic for those that want to provide healing and those that are greedy. Unfortunately many influential agencies are trying to manipulate the conversation for corporate financial benefit. This evolving dialogue will have a huge impact on society.

THE GOVERNMENT WANTS TO “PROTECT” YOU FROM CBD

Government agencies such as the DEA, FDA, and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention continue to discover and publish the value of natural hemp CBD. So our government understands (to some extent) the health benefits associated with CBD but they also know the dangers of quick-profit businesses that are producing synthetic CBD products, like Spice, and introducing them into the marketplace. They are synthetically recreated in pharmaceutical labs for a huge profit.

Although cannabis is legal to grow and use in many states, it is still not legal in all states. This is one of the reasons why many sellers are stocking synthetic CBD over the naturally-derived kind: it doesn’t place them in potential legal jeopardy. It often comes from China, costs less, and is lobbied by pharmaceuticals to monopolize the market. However, with synthetic CBD comes a long list of “approved” side effects that natural, hemp-derived CBD does not possess.

During a 2015 study, the most common adverse side effects of synthetic cannabinoids, as reported by the CDC, were:

Pharmaceutical CBD will more than likely be manufactured in a lab, once again providing the exact kind of synthetic CBD that the government is trying to protect us from, and introducing the side effects that caused the panic in the first place.

ILLEGAL SYNTHETIC CBD

The promise of the therapeutic effects of hemp CBD cause greedy companies to create a synthetic version of CBD (Spice or illegal designer cannabinoids) saying they will improve potency, efficacy, pharmaco-kinetic properties and make a huge profit from this natural substance that has all the holistic benefits in the plant itself.

FDA APPROVED SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS

Marinol is a well known “legal” synthetic cannabinoid that is endorsed by the FDA for pharmaceutical use, but it also has a long list of side effects, as expected from pharmaceutical companies. Side effects are not common with natural hemp CBD.

Regarding these synthetic cannabinoid drugs approved by the FDA, the FDA reports side effects that include but are not limited to:

We encourage you to become educated about the products you are buying.

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