Americans deserve better health than what we’ve been offered, but the reality is that, perhaps, we’re looking at the question of health the wrong way round.
Chronic inflammation and stress affect most Americans.
Inflammation is the body’s response to stress of various forms: from our environment, our diets or even excessively loud noises, like living in a big city with constant traffic and horns going off at all times of the day and night. Continue reading
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As you know, I’ve been talking a lot about cannabidiol (CBD), to the point at which I’ve been compelled to give away literally $1,000,000 (MSRP) worth of CBD products. That’s because thousands of research studies have shown just exactly how powerful this molecule can be for human health, and how it can be used to treat some of the world’s most intractable diseases.
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I’m thrilled to announce that the 2018 Farm Bill (which legalizes hemp federally) has just been signed into law today! And, with that, I’m making a new commitment to my community.
Thank you to Cannabis Now Magazine for naming Pain Nation as one of their CBD Centric Books for your alternative reading list!
We’ve often thought that traumatic and disease-related brain injuries were virtual, if not actual, death sentences. But cannabidiol (CBD) is being used to change the trajectory of the lives of people who are affected by these injuries, preventing perhaps the worst of all health issues.
I grew up pretty poor in Los Angeles County. Even though I lived near rich families and nice suburban neighborhoods, I couldn’t identify with their way of life. From the outside in it looked like those families had it all, so they should be quite happy. But once you take a closer look, suburban areas are not always as perfect as they seem — especially when it comes to the lives of youth. Continue reading
Here’s a couple of staggering facts. The United States spends only $1.5 billion on nutrition research every year compared to around $60 billion on drug research. And just 4% of U.S. agricultural subsidies go to the production of fruits and vegetables, with the rest going towards meat and grains. Continue reading
COURTESY PHOTO: UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
I heard some great news today. Senator Mitch McConnell’s Hemp Farming Act is now one, big step closer to becoming law!
The Senate and House Agriculture Committees have struck a deal in principle on the legislation.