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5 Misconceptions about CBD

CBD is helpful to so many people and can be used in many different forms for a multitude of issues. However, there are some misconceptions about CBD that we want to clarify.

5 misconceptions about CBD

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  1. CBD is illegal
  2. CBD gets you “high”
  3. You can become addicted to CBD
  4. CBD takes a long time to work
  5. CBD is only for physically injured people

All of these are false! 

We have written about these misconceptions in previous blogs as well you can find more information below.

Proof against misconception 1, proving the fact that certain brand formulations, like those of Ontogen Botanicals CBD, in fact, are legal is found here:

Forbes Magazine Simple Summary of 2018 Federal Farm Bill
In this article, there are simple cannabis questions and answers, in addition to very technical answers, that make sense whatever the level of your scientific knowledge. If you scroll through you’ll find language that speaks to you. Here you can read interesting insights, including effects on diseases, with cited research for more in-depth discoveries. For example, how CBD actually counteracts THC intoxication (why many medical marijuana physicians use a 1:1 THC: CBD combination to get the medicinal benefits of CBD & THC – with reduced intoxication). This single article by world-renowned American neurologist and cannabis researcher Dr. Ethan Russo answers many questions about CBD, THC, and the Entourage Effect.

Support against misconceptions 2-5 can be found at:

Russo, Ethan B. “Taming THC: Potential Cannabis Synergy and Phytocannabinoid-Terpenoid Entourage Effects.” British Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 163, no. 7, 2011, pp. 1344–1364., doi:10.1111/j.1476-5381.2011.01238.x.

Check out the Ontogen Botanicals website research to learn more.

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