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Why Cannabis May Be A Better Option than Pharmaceuticals for Anxiety During the Pandemic

In news that will surprise no one, Americans turned en masse to pharmaceuticals during the COVID-19 pandemic in a bid to deal with skyrocketing anxiety. The numbers are pretty sobering, particularly because anxiety medications have been on a downward spiral over the last five years. Here’s why cannabis may be a better option than pharmaceuticals for anxiety during the pandemic (or any time). Read more

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I Can’t Sleep. Will Cannabis Help?

There’s something particularly miserable about struggling to fall or stay asleep. Good quality sleep is vital to function, and yet the vast majority of us don’t get it. The market for over-the-counter and prescription sleep aids is staggering — topping $69.5 billion worldwide in 2017 — and yet, we don’t seem to be sleeping any better. Chalk it up to stress, a scenario that creates the anxiety that makes us unable to shut off our brains come bedtime. Increasingly, people are turning to lifestyle changes and alternative treatment options to better manage the anxiety that creates the insomnia. Cannabis is one of them. Read more

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Can you Treat Anxiety with Cannabis?

In the world of cannabis, there are two truths. For some people, cannabis creates anxiety. And for others, cannabis is an effective way to manage anxiety. In fact, according to Anxiety.org, anxiety management is the second most popular reason for medical cannabis use. Research is still limited, but here’s what we know about treating anxiety with cannabis. Read more

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The Benefits of High CBD Strains

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is second only to THC when it comes to prolific cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. And while THC has the market cornered when it comes to intoxication, CBD has a lot going for it. Check out the top three benefits of high CBD strains. Read more

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The CBD Effect on Symptoms of Arthritis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, close to one quarter of adults in the United States – some 23% – have arthritis. It’s the leading cause of work disability, with symptoms that include pain, aching, stiffness, and joint swelling. Other symptoms can include slowed healing times, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and stiffness in the mornings. There’s no cure at this time, and treatments include rest, occupational or physical therapy, drugs, exercise, and even surgery. It’s no surprise that baby boomers are increasingly turning to alternatives. And CBD is one of them. Read more

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Cannabis and NF – A Patient’s Story

Kynd Cannabis Company got its start crafting premium cannabis products intended to benefit medical patients in need of therapeutic alternatives to traditional pharmaceuticals. And while we’ve branched into concentrations for adult-use needs and interests, we continue to proudly develop the medicines so many people need. That’s why we love hearing stories like the one shared by Chris Tennier. Her son, Dillon, has a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis (NF). Here’s how cannabis has helped. Read more

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Cannabis & The Gym

We love challenging the stigma around cannabis, as evidenced by our amazing creative ambassadors – there’s the jewelry maker, the photographer, the tattoo artist, the DJ, and the gypsy wagon guy. Now, we’re tackling that tired trope of the lazy stoner stuck to the sofa scarfing bags of chips. Here are three reasons cannabis helps you make the most of your gym time. Read more

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about CBD Oil

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held its first-ever CBD regulations meeting at the end of May, with manufacturers and scientists practically begging for a regulatory framework to control the current “Wild West” climate. The FDA played coy, insisting that a number of questions remain about the safety of cannabis compounds. The upshot for the consumer? Educate yourself about cannabis. Don’t assume that CBD added to an energy drink is doing anything for you. And when it comes to CBD oil in particular, here’s what to know about anecdotal evidence, testing, and consistency. Read more

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CBD and the Psychoactive Label

An attorney by the name of Ian A. Stewart recently wrote an intelligent article about CBD and the outright false claim that it is non-psychoactive. It’s a statement made in just about every article or news story you can find about CBD – including posts right here – but as cannabis becomes more mainstream, it’s important to strive for accuracy. The truth is, CBD isn’t non-psychoactive. It’s non-intoxicating. And while the difference may seem minor, it’s significant. Read more

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The Surprising Benefits of Cannabis for Breakfast

If cannabis in the morning doesn’t sound like the best way to start your day, think again. Adding CBD to a breakfast smoothie can be just the ticket to starting the day off with a nutritional boost full of antioxidants, fatty acids, terpenes, minerals, and essential vitamins. Here’s why a daily dose of CBD is worth considering, plus a simple smoothie recipe from one of our own (thanks, David!). Read more