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Brand Ambassador Bio: Clarissa Finks

  Pro cyclist Clarissa Finks left behind her dream job at Burton Snowboards in 2018 to better pursue her mountain biking career. Today she races mountain bikes professionally for the Giant and Liv Co-factory Team and for local Vermont bike shop Earl’s Cyclery. She is a mentor for Vermont’s Little Bellas program and an advocate for the cycling community at large. Clarissa grew up in Maine, eventually attending the University of Vermont. Much to the dismay of her “mountain biking momma,” she did not start riding bikes on dirt until she was a senior in college. Clarissa started riding and racing on the same day when a friend on the UVM Cycling Team approached her with an offer: “We have a race this weekend...

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5 Products for Winter Wellness

2018 was the year of wellness, and we care to prolong that mindset into 2019. We have taken into consideration those who aren’t feeling their best during the coldest months. Here in Vermont we can drop into winter at full speed, and yet we need to take time to unwind. Below are a few products to help you meet the needs of your endocannabinoid system. Enjoy!   We’ll Give You a Hand - Cibaderm Hemp Hand Cream Not only do we have customers swear by this hand cream, but it’s currently on our 40% off list! The scent will warm you up to the product but the actual results are what keep people coming back.   Warm Your Soul - CBD Coffee from...

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Staff Picks: Thanksgiving Remedies

We are happy and incredibly gracious for those of you who stopped by to chat, sample or purchase all things CBD with us this year. If you are not able to have an in-depth discussion before you baste your turkey and prepare the potatoes this week, here are the staff recommendations for Thanksgiving, Green Friday, and Small Business Saturday! 

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The Most Common Complaints About Natural Pain Relief, and Why They Are All Bunk

Natural pain relief treatment modalities and products have a bad rap for no good reason. Surf the web for complaints about natural pain relief and you will find a slew of hit pieces designed to steer consumers toward conventional medicine. The truth is, natural pain relief works better than many traditional medicines and treatment modalities.    Myth #1: Natural Pain Relief is Merely a Placebo Critics of natural pain relief argue alternative medical treatments are merely a placebo. These critics believe natural pain products such as green tea, herbs, acupuncture and CBD oil merely make those in pain believe they feel better. In reality, natural pain relief critics are distorting the truth in quite the shameful manner. Unfortunately, such manipulation occurs in mainstream media outlets...

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Project CBD: Cannabinoid-Drug Interaction

  With the help of Project CBD, we can share with you the cohesive document they have made about cannabinoid-drug interactions. Given the increasing acceptance and prevalence of cannabis as a therapeutic option, it’s important for physicians and patients to understand how various cannabis components interact with commonly consumed pharmaceuticals. This 33-page in-depth primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interaction is available for health professionals, patients, and public policy-makers. The full report can be found here.

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