BY BEN OWENS
CAN ENHANCE YOUR HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES (AND THE IMPORTANCE OF TALKING ABOUT CBD WITH YOUR FAMILY)
Holiday season brings with it plenty of cheer, good times, and fond memories. Holidays are also known for emotions running high, a lack of sleep, changes in appetite and diet, and the pains of everything in between. For some, cannabis is a great option for mitigating the unpleasant and enjoying the times to be had; for others, cannabis use can be prohibitive or undesirable during the holidays, when you may be around younger family members, friends’ children, or those that may not approve of the newly legal substance. CBD and hemp-derived products can be a great alternative and is available in a variety of forms. CBD, sometimes referred to as “diet weed,” is often derived from hemp and low-THC cultivars and is not psychotropic, meaning it doesn’t get you “high.” This can be a big benefit when needing to quickly respond to your body’s needs while avoiding intoxication or alerting family members with a cloud of smoke. CBD can also be a great introduction to the healing benefits of the cannabis family.
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