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  • Charlotte's Web is a B Corp, Charlotte’s Web raises the bar with B Corp. status
    Tom
    Applause for a CBD provider that continues to make a difference  It’s easy to be a pessimist these days: Who can ignore a global pandemic, galloping climate catastrophes and widespread social unrest? Meanwhile, our inept and corrupt state and federal governments keep letting us down.  Hold on Debbie Downer… let’s remember that when we work together, we have the power to address some of the enormous economic, ecological and social challenges that face us. But
  • Charlotte's Web is a B Corp, Charlotte’s Web raises the bar with B Corp. status
    Tom
    News flash: Cannabis use is up among boomers! Every month or so a study is released, then we get a week or two of stories reporting that, oh my gosh, more older people are using cannabis! Cannabis research studies are great, we need more of them, but… how is this still news? Especially if you’re over 55 or 60, and it’s been 40 years or more since you took your first toke out behind the
  • Charlotte's Web is a B Corp, Charlotte’s Web raises the bar with B Corp. status
    Tom
    Does the FDA owe Kyle Turley an apology? Cannabis is medicine. It’s a fact. Science has proven the once-reviled herb effective in treating a variety of conditions, and now it may help humanity survive the deadly scourge of COVID-19. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), if you’re listening, that’s right: Researchers at the University of South Carolina have published a paper in the British Journal of Pharmacology suggesting THC can promote beneficial bacteria that suppress lung
  • Charlotte's Web is a B Corp
    Tom
    There are now about 3,000 companies producing CBD in the U.S. With so many providers jumping into this market so fast, how do you find the CBD that’s right for you? First, recognize that CBD is like sushi: Both are something you should never buy at a gas station.  Why? Because you’re going to put it in your body, and as the vaping crisis of 2019 proved, in a market that is unregulated, there are
  • Charlotte's Web is a B Corp
    Tom
    How Can Cannabis Save Us Right Now? This is not a news flash, but we’re in a bad mood. And it’s getting worse. Two recent news items:The murder rate across 20 major cities went by up by 37 percent on average in June, according to the New York Times. “People have gotten to the point where they just don’t give a damn,” a Kansas City minister is quoted.From Psychology Today, 35 states are reporting a
  • Charlotte's Web is a B Corp, Charlotte’s Web raises the bar with B Corp. status
    Tom
    Innovative CBD That Also Meets Certification Standards In its simplest form, cannabidiol (CBD), like its cousin cannabis, is available as a hemp flower. Grind it, roll it up or put it in a pipe, and you have a nice farm-to-lung organic medicine. People are taking CBD for insomnia, anxiety, pain and inflammation and other conditions, from epilepsy to PTSD. Of course, that’s not the whole story about CBD. In fact, most people are not inhaling it,
  • Charlotte's Web is a B Corp, Charlotte’s Web raises the bar with B Corp. status
    Tom
    Have you noticed? CBD products are getting cheaper! In the past few years, cannabidiol (CBD) has quickly become accepted as a safe, effective and versatile medicine. People are comfortable using CBD for a variety of ailments, including the big three of insomnia, anxiety and inflammation, among other conditions. Friends told friends — it doesn’t get you high, and it’s non-toxic compared to many pharmaceutical options —  and now CBD is in medicine cabinets in homes across
  • Charlotte's Web is a B Corp
    Tom
    For weekend warriors and wellness seekers, it's important to get the right CBD Cannabidiol (CBD) has exploded onto the wellness scene. Remember not so long ago when people couldn’t get the letters straight, and sometimes called it CDB? Now CBD is the new pumpkin spice, being sold in trendy boutiques across the U.S., and everywhere online. In addition to the standard tinctures, capsules, topicals and vape products, you can now find CBD in coffee, muffins,
  • Charlotte's Web is a B Corp, Charlotte’s Web raises the bar with B Corp. status
    Tom
    Cannabis and Coronavirus: Take 2 Remember back in March 2020 — eons ago, right? —  when former NFL player turned CBD purveyor Kyle Turley publicly stated that CBD could prevent / cure coronavirus? He was promptly and roundly pilloried, even chastised by the Food and Drug Administration. Curt Robbins and I mentioned Turley on March 30, when we discussed cannabis and coronavirus in segment 6 of Twenty 4:20. Our take at the time: It’s irresponsible and possibly
  • Charlotte's Web is a B Corp, Charlotte’s Web raises the bar with B Corp. status
    Tom
    Gummies Are Trending, For A Good Reason Cannabis edibles are all the rage, according to a recent story in the New York Times.  It makes sense, in this year of unthinkable things, to see widespread adoption of what used to be an inside joke among the hippies. Remember the knowing nod when anyone mentioned brownies? So cool, and discreet, to get stoned without the tell-tale clouds of aromatic smoke.  Fast forward to 2020 and edibles

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