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Get ready for CBD-infused EVERYTHING April 29, 2019 – Posted in: Lifestyle

Have you tried CBD in your favorite beverage yet?  
It’s my  favorite thing! Hi, this is Dee, co-founder of Stono Creek Apothecary, and here is a pic of me in my happy place sipping on some CBD-infused chai tea at Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters in Crystal Lake, IL., where we supply premium CBD for their bullet-proof CBD pucks.  Whats a CBD puck you ask?  A CBD puck (named such because of it’s shape) is a blend…

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Before you buy CBD, ask these questions April 1, 2019 – Posted in: Uncategorized

Where was the hemp grown? It all starts with the soil.  Hemp is mainly grown for industrial purposes, and is a known bio-accumulator, which means that it sucks up a large amount of whatever is in the soil in which it grows. Not only that, but the growing conditions for hemp aren’t federally regulated, which makes it very difficult to know when you’re getting a high quality, clean, and safe product. Know the growing conditions…

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CBD Myths & Misconceptions March 4, 2019 – Posted in: Uncategorized

With the growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there’s also been a proliferation of misconceptions. Find questions and responses to common misinformation. It doesn’t get you high, but it’s causing quite a buzz among medical scientists and patients. The past year has seen a surge of interest in cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating cannabis compound with significant therapeutic properties. Numerous commercial start-ups and internet retailers have jumped on the CBD bandwagon, touting CBD derived from hemp as…

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Is Vaping CBD Safe? – Posted in: Uncategorized

In theory, nothing about vaping—which just heats a tincture of a substance at high temperatures to create a vapor to inhale—should change the risk profile of CBD. The nature of vapes, however, could introduce a few new risks to CBD usage, even if the process of vaping doesn’t.

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Your Pet + Hemp – Posted in: Uncategorized

Dogs, just like humans, have an endocannabinoid system that ideally keeps the body in a healthy state. If the body is not, however, in a healthy state, CBD can help the system do its job–keeping both humans and dogs, it seems, healthier and happier.

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2018 Farm Bill December 24, 2018 – Posted in: Uncategorized

What it means and why it matters. For several years, there has been much confusion, concern, and uncertainty around the future of CBD. Is it legal? Can I travel with it? Is it marijuana? For a little bit of background, hemp is defined in the legislation as the cannabis plant (yes, the same one that produces marijuana) with one key difference: hemp cannot contain more than 0.3 percent of THC (the compound in the plant…

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