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Thoughts on CBD and Legalization

Since legalization, we have been a little quiet here at Hemp Element. After observing for a while how it’s all going down, here are a few thoughts.  There is a shortage of medical grade cannabis already. Several dispensaries on the East Coast ran out of medicine within a few hours of opening. At first, it was almost funny, except that it isn't. Recreational users may want to chill a little bit. We need to respect and really recognize the healing power of this plant. Once you are high you are high, right? Take a look at your habits and how you use this medicine. If you are one of those people who still equate or relate marijuana with alcohol, then really, really...

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Considering Cannabis and Creativity

Medicinal Marijuana.  The research keeps confirming its success in treating so many diseases. From cancer to easing seizures to depression the benefits and even the side effects are healing us during the healing.  Using cannabis for mental health is an interesting debate since some people fear it causes mental illness. This is often a misunderstanding that comes from people having bad experiences. Several factors influence how this medicine works for us. One level of using this plant involves a loss of control and a trust in what is beyond us. Not everyone is ready to have their layers of conditioning and ego peeled away and their raw, vulnerable self-revealed! No kidding.  Some people can react badly when the ego peeling happens too quickly...

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CBD: Good for YOU and Your Furry Friends Too!

Our health and well-being, and that of our family and friends, is pretty much, universally, number one on our list of life priorities. This also includes our ‘furry friends’ and farm animal family. So, since we know the benefits of CBD for ourselves, it is only natural that we would also treat our animals with CBD oil, and nutritional hemp products. It is interesting to discover that this was also true in ancient civilizations and throughout modern history. As a matter of fact, in earlier times, before the somewhat recent prohibition of cannabis, animals would also treat themselves by eating both wild and cultivated cannabis or hemp. After all, animals, in the wild, do naturally know how to care for...

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