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Why CBD Disposable Vape Pens Make Vaping Easier (2020 Review)

What is a disposable CBD vape pen? How do they work? Why do I need one? If you’re asking any of those questions, then you’ve come to the right place. This definitive guide to disposable CBD vape pens covers everything you need to know about CBD and vaping in general. 

The hemp-based CBD scene has gone from strength to strength, with industry leaders like CBDistillery and CBDfx consistently bringing premium products to market. Vaping has become remarkably popular as people seek safer alternatives to smoking, and with the parallel rise of CBD products, it’s no shock that so many are vaping CBD! 

This guide begins with an overview of vaping and CBD, before digging into the benefits of disposable pens over other CBD products. We’ll then move onto reviewing our best-selling disposables, and discussing the potential health benefits. The final part of the post will focus specifically on some frequently asked questions (FAQs). This guide can be read either start to finish, or by picking out the most relevant bits for you via the Table of Contents below. Enjoy! 

Are disposable CBD vape pens safe? 

There’s no denying it – confidence in the vape industry has been shaken in recent times. Stories about vaping illnesses and deaths have regularly hit the news headlines, causing understandable concern. But regular vapers have no reason to be worried. 

The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has closely looked at the vaping illness outbreak, officially known as e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI). 

Almost 30 lung fluid samples from vapers who had become ill were analysed, and the results showed that the ingredient vitamin E acetate was present in all of them. A further 23 cases were linked to illegal marijuana cartridges containing THC, although there is no reason to believe the THC itself has been causing any harm. 

Here’s the upshot: the evidence shows that all these vaping illnesses have been caused by illegal products. Legit vape companies do not use vitamin E acetate, an oil that appears to get stuck in the lungs when vaporized. It’s the same scenario as when illegal “bootlegged” alcohol used to harm and kill people several decades ago. It’s not the vaping itself that’s causing major problems, but those selling fake, dangerous and untested products on the black market. 

The CBD industry has faced an ongoing battle with conmen for years, but has fought back. All the best and trusted brands get all their products analysed by independent laboratories. Companies with nothing to hide welcome full transparency, and the chance to prove their products are authentic, and most importantly safe for consumption. This is especially important with hemp-derived CBD products which, as of February 2020, are not FDA regulated. 

The bottom line: as long as you’re buying genuine CBD disposable pens from legitimate vendors, there’s no need to worry! 

A quick overview of CBD

CBD is everywhere, but do you know what it is? We’re guessing, since you’re reading this page, you’ve at least heard of it! 

CBD stands for cannabidiol, which is one of the most prominent compounds produced by cannabis, and crucially hemp, a mostly non-psychoactive strain of cannabis sativa. CBD is one of more than 100 compounds in the cannabinoid family. 

Cannabinoids are a fairly recent scientific discovery, and even more recent (in just the 1990s!) was the discovery of the system that they operate in: the endocannabinoid system (ECS). That’s correct – our bodies have a system that has evolved to function with cannabinoids like CBD. We even generate our own cannabinoids, known as endocannabinoids! 

This scientific framework largely explains why CBD is thought to have an array of therapeutic benefits. CBD-infused tincture oils, creams, edibles, e-liquids and, of course, disposable vape pens have come from nowhere, and are taking the nation by storm. CBD products are not FDA-approved medicines, however – and manufacturers sell them as supplements. Keep this in mind if you’re planning on trying them. 

3 benefits of disposable vape pens

We’ve just mentioned that CBD comes in many forms. All the time, companies are coming up with new CBD products to woo customers. CBD disposable vape pens work out a little more expensive than standalone CBD e-liquids and tinctures. So, what are you getting for that higher price tag? Here are three big benefits. 

Convenience and efficiency 

Disposable CBD pens are super convenient. In comparison to regular vaping, there’s no faffing around getting the e-liquid in your tank, or cleaning the device and replacing coils so you don’t get nasty burnt hits. You don’t even need to change the cartridges or recharge the battery! 

This is vaping made easy. Disposable pens are ready for action as soon as you take them out the pack. Some devices work by pressing a button, with others you simply need to inhale, and let the draw-activated firing system work its magic. This on-demand delivery of CBD is perfect if you’ve got a hectic lifestyle, and need a no-frills hit at a moment’s notice. 

Furthermore, with CBD vaping, there’s no delay in getting the effects. Inhalation is the most efficient route of delivery out there, and provides your CBD more quickly than tincture oils and edibles. 

After inhaling the vapor, CBD molecules permeate the lungs and pass into the bloodstream. You’ll start feeling relief just a couple of minutes after a hit, with the effects peaking after around 20 minutes, and continuing for about three hours. These timings are not 100% precise, so don’t worry if you experience some variance. 


There’s nothing like sparking up and smoking a joint – whether it’s hemp or marijuana – to arouse attention! The smoldering terpenes quickly let off that pungent smell, and alert everybody in the vicinity as to what’s going on. And while CBD may be legal, it’s not possible to convince everyone – especially when it smells the same! 

Discretion is a paramount concern for many CBD users, and with disposable vape pens, you can keep your CBD intake lowkey. There’s no smoke and disposables don’t produce the plumes of vapor that larger e-liquid vapes do. Disposables aren’t completely aroma-free, and indoor vaping will still create some smell. But for discreet vaping, there’s no better option. 

Safer than smoking 

Vaping and smoking give very similar CBD effects because both work via inhalation. The big difference is that the former is much less harmful than the latter. When smoking, the burning plant matter generates cancer-causing carcinogens and coats the lungs with tar. 

When vaping with a disposable pen, the device heats up the e-liquid inside but doesn’t burn it, hence reducing the risk. A Public Health England study analyzing the risks of e-cigarettes determined vaping is 95% safer than smoking back in 2015. 

But we should note that smoking CBD-rich hemp is less harmful than other forms of smoking, because it’s non-addictive. Nicotine in tobacco cigarettes is a highly-addictive drug, and psychoactive THC also causes dependence in a small percentage of users. Hemp smoking doesn’t negate the overall harms of smoking, but unlike the others, quitting is easy, as there’s no substance drawing you back. 

How to use a CBD disposable vape pen 

Disposable vape pens are easy-peasy to use. With no preparation or maintenance necessary, you just bring the mouthpiece to your lips, and either press a button and inhale, or just inhale, depending on your device. And that’s it – you’ll be vaping CBD before you know it! 

5 popular disposable vape pens at 

At, we only select the finest and highest quality CBD products to feature in our store. That’s our commitment to you. We’ve got disposable vape pens from CBDfx, CBDistillery, SAUC and Hempzilla. Let’s check them out! 

cbdistillery vape penCBDistillery Vape Pen (200mg)

Colorado-based CBDistillery has won praise from some of America’s top media outlets, including the New York Times. The company is an industry leader in full-spectrum products, which contain CBD, secondary cannabinoids such as cannabigerol (CBG), tasty and therapeutic terpenes and flavonoids. All these plant components bring something to the table, making full-spectrum extracts more effective than basic CBD-isolate extracts. 

We stock five disposable vape pens from CBDistillery, each with 200mg of CBD. All pens consist of organic CBD, grown free from pesticides and solvents. CBDistillery pens do not contain vitamin E acetate. These pens operate via draw-activated firing for added convenience. 

Now we’ve covered the basics, let’s dive deeper into what each pen has to offer. 

Lavender Vanilla: This vape pen is as relaxing as it is delicious. The delightful flavors combine with pleasantly soothing effects. This a great pen for the evenings when you want to destress and prepare for sleep. 

Strawberry Lemonade: One for the fruit fans, Strawberry Lemonade is punchy and potent, with a citrus twist. Some find this pen invigorating, and everyone agrees it’s full of flavor. 

Grape: Get an antioxidant boost with the Grape pen from CBDistillery. Antioxidants reduce exposure to free radicals, molecules that damage cells and tissues. Grape also has useful anti-inflammatory properties. 

Grandaddy Purple: A famous name in the cannabis scene, Granddaddy Purple is a world-class indica and loved for its relaxing effects. An ideal non-psychoactive, night-time strain, this pen boasts a sweet and earthy taste. 

Gorilla Glue #4 (GG#4): A popular CBDistillery hybrid, the Gorilla Glue #4 pen balances sedation with stimulation. This pen is great whether it’s morning, noon or night, and has an unforgettable, decadent spiciness.

Disposable CBD Vape Pens by CBDfx

The regular disposable vape pens from CBDfx contain 30mg of broad-spectrum extract – this means a full slate of cannabinoids, except for THC. CBD products can have as much as 0.3% THC and remain inside legal limits, but many users prefer THC-free products for drug test purposes or personal reasons. Broad-spectrum products, therefore, are more effective than CBD-isolate products, without exposing you to THC. 

Back to this pen. CBDfx utilizes the CO2 extraction method to separate out any toxins and harmful byproducts. No solvents, pesticides or vitamin E acetate were used in the making of these disposable pens. And if you’re concerned about the environment, you’ll be glad to know CBDfx uses recyclable batteries in its pens! 

We have five pens from CBDfx which allow you to, in their words, #FeelTheDifference: Fresh mint, Blue Raspberry, Melon Cooler, Tropic Breeze and Strawberry Lemonade. The slender design is both convenient and discreet. CBDfx pens are ideal if you want regular, tasty servings of CBD throughout the day.

CBD terpenes vapeCBD Terpenes Vape Pen by CBDfx

The Terpenes Vape Pens from CBDfx bring a little extra to the party. Pure CBD extracts and naturally-occurring terpene profiles combine for therapeutic and flavorful vape sessions. Each pen contains 50mg of CO2 extracted CBD, and a unique terpene profile. We have six CBDfx Terpenes pens in our collection, all of which produce different effects.

Pineapple Express: A strain famous for its energizing and cerebral effects, the sativa terpenes of Pineapple Express are fruity, stimulating and will put you in a great mood to start the day.

Gelato: Enhance your mood and give your brain a creative spark, while remaining at peace with Gelato. This CBDfx disposable has a sherbert flavor, and remains an ever-popular hybrid.

Platinum Rose: A mild, light vape pen, Platinum Rose is well-suited if you like chilling out for a longer vape session. This pen has an enjoyable but not overbearing floral flavor. 

OG Kush: This indica vape pen will leave you feeling mellow and relaxed. Great for relaxing in the evenings, and for relieving anxiety, OG Kush could be your new trusty favorite. 

Sour Diesel: An excellent fatigue-fighter and brain-booster, Sour Diesel is the perfect pen to have with your morning coffee. The cerebral effects may also help with low mood and motivation.

Blue Dream: A vape pen for all scenarios, Blue Dream is a brilliant and traditional hybrid. Renowned for its blueberry flavor, this pen may take the edge off your pain and prop up your mood, without making you sleepy.

cbd vape penCBD Vape Pen by SAUC

This is a CBD disposable vape pen with no THC. The SAUC Pen contains 150mg of CBD-isolate, with the extract taken from organic, non-GMO hemp. For enhanced effects and improved absorption, this lab-tested pen also has a smattering of terpenes and MCT oil.  

With the SAUC Vape Pen, you can be assured of an accurate dose, with 100 puffs per pun. This equates to 1.5mg of CBD per draw, so you always know how much you’re getting. Such precision isn’t possible with other pens, where the amount of CBD released is determined by the strength and length of your inhale. 

The SAUC Vape Pen has a slender and sleek block white design for maximum discretion, although the terpenes will create some smell when vaping. This is an affordable disposable vape pen, and a great introduction to vaping if you haven’t tried it before.

hempzilla disposable penHempzilla Disposable CBD Bar 

Hempzilla has an exciting range of disposable vape pens, containing 50mg of broad-spectrum CBD extract and beneficial terpene profiles. With hemp cultivated under Department of Agriculture conditions, quality is assured with Hempzilla. 

The company classes these pens as “medium strength,” and refuses to include any THC, vegetable glycerin (VG), or propylene glycol (PG). As far as disposable vaping goes, these Hempzilla CBD Bars are as pure as it gets. And the product packaging shows exactly which terpenes are present.  

We currently have three Disposable CBD Bars from Hempzilla, called “Relax”, “Socialize” and “Balance”. 

5 reasons for using CBD disposable vape pens 

Studies suggest that CBD may have a range of health benefits. Unfortunately, until extensive clinical trials are conducted, we can’t say with certainty just how effective CBD is for various conditions. Nor can products be marketed for medical use. 

However, with CBD legal and millions of people using products in America alone, scientific research has never been so important. Over the past few years, studies have begun filtering through, giving us a better idea as to CBD’s true effects. 

This section will look at five potential uses, with emphasis on the specific benefits offered by disposable CBD pens. We stress this content is only for educational purposes. Do not attempt to self-medicate with CBD. Consult with a doctor if you require medical assistance. 

Immediate stress relief

If you’re like most people, you spend most of your life working hard and looking forward to getting a chance to relax. But some of us find it easier to relax than others, and those who struggle to do so naturally sometimes look to vices to help – such as alcohol, cigarettes or marijuana. While none of these are necessarily problematic in moderation, all have well-documented harmful effects and varying addictive potential. 

On the other hand, CBD also helps with relaxation and recuperation, without triggering nasty side effects or causing dependence. CBD efficiently lowers cortisol levels, and with it stress, and at a speedy rate when vaped. What better way to chill out after a taxing day than with a flavorful CBD vape pen that relieves and physical and mental tension effortlessly, allowing you to fully unwind. 

Disposable CBD vape pens for anxiety 

Anxiety can strike at any time. Maybe meeting friends makes you nervous, or perhaps you’re fretting over a public speaking engagement or job interview. Whatever’s bothering you, it’s vital that you return to a state of calm and clear-headedness as quickly as possible. Sadly, slow-acting drugs aren’t ideal for combating the sudden, acute symptoms of anxiety. 

But as we know, vaping has a fast response time, and research shows CBD is an attractive future treatment for anxiety. Studies have found that CBD promotes balance between inhibitory and excitatory neurotransmitters, stopping the brain from going into overdrive and a spate of overthinking. CBD’s anti-anxiety benefits have also been demonstrated in placebo-controlled tests, albeit with CBD capsules rather than e-liquids. 

But logic points toward CBD vaping being the most effective remedy for anxiety, if indeed CBD does work. And with a discreet product such as a CBD disposable vape pen, you can keep in control of your anxiety, and dissolve symptoms as soon as they threaten to ruin your day. 

Acute pain relief 

For years, opioids have been the standard-bearer for painkillers. These drugs are effective for acute pain, although may not be so useful for chronic pain. But the problem with opioids is not about whether they work, but the horrible side effects and highly addictive nature of these drugs. It’s no wonder that many people in pain are looking for a safer and less aggressive form of treatment. 

Step forward CBD. So far, all survey data has shown that pain is the main reason for using hemp-derived CBD products. Interestingly, that’s despite any compelling evidence that CBD actually reduces pain levels. Studies are inconclusive, although determining if a treatment has pain-killing properties is easier said than done. However, the ECS is certainly implicated in regulating pain perception, suggesting a possible role for CBD.

The bottom line is that millions of people are taking CBD for pain, and are apparently getting relief. It’s unclear if this is because CBD is a genuine analgesic, or if people are just enjoying a massive placebo effect. Why not try it for yourself and see if CBD works for you?

On-demand energy booster

Instead of turning to addictive caffeine or nicotine for stimulation, how about experimenting with CBD? Some initial research indicates the cannabinoid has energizing and wakefulness-promoting effects in smaller doses. 

CBD could help you stay focussed while at work, or maintain concentration for longer during study sessions. Perhaps you just want a fatigue-buster when you start feeling sleepy in the afternoons? A CBD vape pen would be great here, too. 

For maximum energizing effects, consider a vape pen with sativa terpenes, or a nicely balanced hybrid. These products will complement the CBD better than an indica pen, which is associated more with sedation. 

Inflammation relief

Inflammation flare-ups are often incredibly painful, and a nightmare to manage due to the immune system’s unpredictability. Dysfunctional immune systems are also the cause of autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Could CBD get your immune system back in shape?

Cannabinoids are intriguing anti-inflammatories, helping to regulate the immune system by acting on CB2 receptors in the ECS. In CBD’s case, the cannabinoid promotes CB2 receptor regulation indirectly. As a CB2 receptor antagonist or blocker, CBD can’t bind and have a direct anti-inflammatory effect, but it does increase the availability of endocannabinoids like anandamide, which can do that. 

If you need inflammation relief and are fed up with NSAIDs, CBD may be a more sustainable solution. With arthritis, there’s even evidence that CBD reverses the destruction of joint cartilage caused by inflammation

How many hits does a disposable vape pen have?

The number of hits you’ll get from a disposable vape pen varies. Some pens – such as the SAUC CBD Vape Pen – have a designated number of hits. However, other pens don’t release a standardized amount of e-liquid each time, so there’s no way of knowing exactly how many hits you’ll get. The longer and deeper you inhale, the quicker you’ll run through a vape pen. 

Do disposable vape pens have batteries?

Yes, disposable vape pens have a battery, but not one that you’ll need to recharge. Disposable vape pens arrive pre-charged and will work until they are empty. We hear you – that sounds a little unsustainable, right? The good news is that brands are increasingly embracing environmentally-friendly practices. For instance, CBDfx now uses recyclable batteries! 

How do you store disposable vape pens?

Keep your disposable vape pen in a cool place and away from direct sunlight. Avoid leaving your vape pen in a hot car, or in cold temperatures, as this may affect battery life. Many manufacturers recommend storing your disposable pen upright. Follow these tips, and you’ll preserve e-liquid quality and keep your device in working order for several months. 

How do you refill a disposable vape pen?

You can’t. Disposable vape pens are single-use products. Once empty, sadly there’s no choice but to throw them away. There’s no way of accessing the tank where the e-liquid is held, and forcing it open would irreparably damage the pen. If you’re looking for refillables, we invite you to check out our range of CBD vape cartridges, which attach to rechargeable batteries. 

How many puffs of CBD should I take for anxiety?

There’s no set amount of puffs to take for anxiety. Some people have worse anxiety than others, and vape pens come in different strengths. A CBD disposable vape pen with 1000mg would require just half the puffs of a CBD disposable vape pen with 500mg. 

Existing research suggests that people benefit most from higher CBD dosages. A 2011 trial on CBD social for anxiety involved giving participants a massive 600mg dose. You shouldn’t need anywhere near that much, but don’t be afraid to take a couple of extra puffs. 

The best aspect of CBD vaping is you’ll quickly be able to gauge the effects, and work out if you’ve found the sweet spot, or if you need a little more. 

Can CBD cause panic attacks?

No, vaping CBD won’t cause a panic attack – if anything, CBD will help with a panic attack! Psychoactive cannabis with THC is notorious for triggering anxiety and paranoia, with some experiencing hallucinations and delusions from its reality-warping effects.

CBD has the opposite effect to THC, and even negates its effects – hence why CBD is touted for its anti-anxiety properties. If you’re a marijuana user, keeping a CBD vape pen to hand is a good safety measure, so you can rapidly reduce a high if things get too much. 

Can you get high off CBD vape pens?

No. CBD vape pens won’t make you high or stoned. The cannabis high comes from THC. CBD is both non-psychoactive and non-intoxicating, and doesn’t induce any euphoric effects.  

Are CBD vape pens addictive?

No. CBD vape pens are not addictive. CBD doesn’t have any addictive properties. Experts are even exploring whether CBD has an anti-addictive effect! That doesn’t mean if you vape CBD everyday for months that you won’t miss it – you probably will. 

But CBD doesn’t have any physically addictive effects, and doesn’t rewire your brain to crave it, as addictive drugs like nicotine do. Even regular, high-dose CBD users have nothing to worry about! 

Does CBD make you hungry?

CBD is associated with increased appetite, but not to the extent of cannabis, which is both notorious and loved for giving users the “munchies”. THC stimulates appetite as a CB1 receptor agonist. CBD is a CB1 receptor antagonist, but does boost active anandamide levels, which may explain the mild appetite increase. But CBD shouldn’t give you an urge to eat or any intense hunger pangs, even in high doses. 

Does CBD give you the giggles?

CBD will not make you laugh and giggle like marijuana does. Indeed, hemp-derived CBD products must have no more than 0.3% THC by law, a strict threshold set to stop any recreational use. The World Health Organization states that CBD has no abuse potential, so you’re out of luck if hoping to use CBD vape pens for recreational purposes.

However, CBD is great for getting you into a relaxed state and boosting your mood. It’s perfectly possible that a medium to high CBD dose will put you in good spirits, without causing uncontrollable fits of laughter. CBD has grown in popularity as a social lubricant, as it helps lower anxiety and elevate mood in a measured manner. 

Do you inhale CBD?

Yes, CBD vape pens work best by inhaling. For fast delivery of CBD into the bloodstream, inhaling is essential, as the CBD passes through the lung tissues. Just taking the vapor into your mouth will facilitate some absorption, via the sublingual glands, but this is an inefficient way to use a vape pen.

If you have reservations about inhaling CBD e-liquid but want fast effects, sublingual (tincture) oils are the best compromise. With these, the oil is placed under the tongue, and the sublingual glands absorb the CBD into the bloodstream just a little slower than when inhaled. We have plenty of tinctures available at! 

Does CBD affect memory?

CBD may affect your memory, but in a good way! Studies show that CBD has neuroprotective and neurogenesis effects. What does this mean, you’re asking? CBD promotes neurogenesis in the hippocampus, the part of the brain where short and long-term memories are formed and stored. Encouraging new brain cell growth in this region keeps the hippocampus healthy, and preserves memory. CBD is even of interest to Alzheimer’s researchers. 

These brain-boosting effects may also help if your memory has been impaired due to long-term cannabis use. THC appears to be neurotoxic for the hippocampus. Ever wondered why cannabis users often have poor memory? Science shows it may not be just a stereotype. 

But the brain is plastic and has the ability to change. And the negative effects of THC may be reversible by CBD. Scientists are already exploring this, and a study of long-term cannabis users found that consuming CBD over several weeks helped regrow the hippocampus.

The bottom line: if CBD has any effect on memory, it’s a beneficial one! 

What drugs should not be taken with CBD?

CBD does interfere with some medications, due to inhibiting activity among cytochrome P450 system enzymes. Blocking enzymes stops the breakdown of certain drugs, keeping them in the body for longer. 

If you take any of the following drugs, always consult with your doctor before using CBD products: NSAIDs, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, antibiotics, antihistamines, antidepressants, antipsychotics, anesthetics, prokinetics, immune modulators, HIV antivirals, benzodiazepines and PPIs. 

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Final thoughts 

Vaping is a fantastic way to get your daily dose of CBD, and a relatively safe, if not completely harmless one. The dangers of vaping have been severely overblown by the mass media, and we hope this article has put your mind at rest. 

We’ll be looking to add new disposable vape pens to our collection in the coming months, from more of the industry’s top brands. As the CBD market grows, companies are always finding new ways to keep things fresh and improve product quality. That’s awesome news for you, the customer!

Do you vape regularly? Are you already using one of the disposable vape pens from our store? We’d love to get your insight on why you vape and how you rate the experience? Share your thoughts with us and our readers by leaving a comment. Thank you for reading! 

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5 Things You Must Look For When Buying CBD Flower in 2020

So, you’re ready to try CBD flower for the first time. It’s the perfect opportunity to get involved, with CBD products enjoying a massive boom, and the hemp flower market going through a stunning phase of growth.

Choosing the ideal CBD flower strain is just like finding your new favorite marijuana strain. There is plenty of variety, and new strains are hitting the shelves all the time as growers come up with new crossbreeds.

This is great for enthusiasts who get to sample different kinds of flower. But we appreciate CBD flower novices may be a little daunted by all the choice and quirky names! That’s why we’re going to cut through the jargon in this guide, and show you what to look for when picking a flower.

By the time you’re finished, you’ll be an expert on CBD buds, and ready to start finding strains for yourself! But first, let’s start with a refresher on CBD, and discuss what flower actually is.

Understanding CBD and CBD flower

Cannabidiol (CBD) comes from hemp and cannabis, has several therapeutic properties, and critically doesn’t give you a psychoactive high that regular weed does. As a non-intoxicating and non-psychotropic substance, CBD has broad appeal among those seeking natural relief, free from nasty side effects.

With the legalization of hemp products a few years ago, the CBD industry was born. And it didn’t take long for some major brands to emerge with tincture oils, edibles, vape products, creams, concentrates and, of course, hemp flower.

When you first look at or get a whiff of hemp flower, the untrained eye and nose could be forgiven for assuming it’s no different to marijuana. And indeed, the appearance is deceptively similar and the smell is practically the same!

To find the vital difference, you must look at the cannabinoid compositions of the two. Cannabis may have a make-up predominant in psychoactive THC, but as the name suggests, CBD flower is completely the opposite. Some CBD strains have in excess of 20% CBD, and minute amounts of THC. 

Federal law states that hemp products – including CBD flower for sale – must have less than 0.3% THC. This low threshold stops CBD buds from being abused or taken recreationally. Interestingly, the law makes no comment on tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCa), which is essentially just THC in its preheated form. Even so, hemp flower strains typically have very low levels of THCa, too.

CBD flower is perfect for smoking in joints, blunts, bongs and bowls. It’s also ideal for dry-herb vaping, and if you make a flower extract from your product, you can concoct homemade tinctures, creams, delicious edibles and more. That’s what makes the legal CBD flower for sale so fantastic. With a little creativity, you can do just about anything with it, and sample lots of different CBD effects.

Now you’re up to speed with CBD flower, let’s look at what you must consider when deciding on a product.

CBD concentrations 

Each hemp strain has a unique CBD concentration which determines its potency. Unsurprisingly, the richer a strain is in CBD, the more expensive and ultimately higher quality it is. All reputable CBD flower vendors should provide this information, along with the THC concentration. Some brands will even give you the data for other cannabinoids, such as cannabigerol (CBG), cannabichromene (CBN) and cannabinol (CBN).

What do the percentages mean? Here’s an example. Say you’ve found a gorgeous strain boasting a 20.5% CBD concentration. For every 1-gram of flower, this equates to 205mg of CBD alone. A fair-sized 0.5-gram joint will deliver more than 100mg of CBD – a pretty hefty serving!

Now, you probably won’t want to measure out your dosage to the milligram. This would be time-consuming and you’ll never get it 100% accurate. But some simple math will throw up a ballpark figure, so you know roughly how much you’re taking and what you need to do to increase or reduce your dose.

The type of strain

Getting the right strain is absolutely essential if you want a good CBD experience. The last thing you need when trying to sleep is a stimulating strain, and a relaxing flower is far from ideal first thing in the morning. Thankfully, CBD flower strains are divided up into three broad categories – sativas, indicas and hybrids – making it easier to find something suitable.

Whether a strain boosts concentration and wakefulness or promotes all-body relaxation isn’t so much down to the cannabinoids, but the terpenes. These compounds are renowned for their super-strong and recognizable scent, but they also act as therapeutic agents. 

Soothing terpenes include myrcene and beta-caryophyllene (BCP), while limonene and geraniol are associated with more energizing effects.

Sativas: Finding yourself demotivated? Lacking energy and overcome with fatigue in the mornings? Suffering from a mood slump? If so, CBD-rich sativa strains could help to clear your head and get you back fighting fit. 

These strains often, although not exclusively, have a fruity and citrusy flavor and a pleasant cerebral effect. Although not psychoactive, some enjoy enhanced creativity levels even from sativa hemp flowers. 

Popular sativas: Green House Electra, Sweet Tooth and Emerald Star 

Indicas: Do you find it difficult to relax? Experiencing poor quality sleep? Bogged down and mentally paralysed by anxiety at the worst moments? Try some calming indica hemp buds.

Indica CBD flower couples the naturally relaxing properties of CBD with an array of soothing terpenes to provide a delightful, yet controlled physical and mental experience. With indica strains, aches and pains wash away in minutes, leaving behind an enjoyable buzz throughout the body. 

On the psychological side, these flowers help with de-stressing and dissolving worries, stopping all that needless chatter from your inner monologue. 

Popular indicas: Green House Bubba Kush, Tropic Thunder and Catatonic 

Hybrids: You guessed it. True hybrid strains are neither as stimulating as sativas nor relaxing as indicas. Although you can get sativa-dominant and indica-dominant hybrids that tend toward either end of the hemp flower spectrum.

Because of the balanced and moderate effects, hybrid hemp flowers do the trick at all points throughout the day and are a dependable option if you only want to make one purchase.

Popular hybrids: Green House Lifter, AC Diesel, Super Haze and Berry Wine 

Independent lab tests

Third-party or independent testing has become all but a requirement in the CBD market nowadays. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has no involvement with CBD flower regulation or any other CBD products. Initially, this created a dilemma for hemp companies, who found themselves grouped in with the grifters and con artists manufacturing low quality and possibly even dangerous products.

But the solution was ultimately simple: shine a bright light on the manufacturing process and get products independently tested, so customers could be confident that they were buying legitimate CBD products. Hence the emergence of independent and third-party testing to the industry, which all leading brands now conform with.

Lab reports for flower products should be easy to find from the company. Indeed, if they aren’t, this is suspicious in itself. A quality brand will want you to see these results – it’s the closest thing to a seal of approval!

So, what exactly is in a lab report? Most important is the CBD figure – you need to know just how potent a strain is and decide if it’s worth the price tag! The THC statistic comes next, just to confirm it’s less than 0.3% and legal. The most thorough lab reports also state concentrations for secondary cannabinoids like CBG, and the most common terpenes. But there’s no need to fret if you can’t find these.

Purity assurances are another crucial component of lab reports. This is where you’ll see if the hemp flower was grown with pesticides, solvents or any other nasty chemicals. Checks for heavy metals, foreign matter, microbes and bacteria are also useful.

That just about covers all bases. However, it’s always nice to see regular testing and recent lab reports. Check the report for testing dates and information on where the flower was grown – although the latter isn’t a deal-breaker if all the other information is provided.

Great reviews

Authentic reviews are paramount for any product, but perhaps even more so with CBD hemp flower for sale. As companies can’t make any explicit medical or health claims about CBD, product descriptions are unsurprisingly a little ambiguous. Therefore, some informative reviews by people who have tried the strain you’re interested in can go a long way to deciding if it’s right for you. Good reviews discuss effects, aroma, flavor and overall experience.

Reviews are also important for determining the general quality of a CBD flower brand or product. Here you’ll find how well the product is packaged and shipped and whether the reality matches up with the pictures. Of course, new entrants to the market don’t have the luxury to tens or hundreds of reviews, so always use your judgement. But as a rule – and especially for new users – look for brands that are already established in the industry.

Final thoughts

The temptation is there to pick a strain that sounds cool and just dive right in with CBD flower. But it makes much more sense to be a little circumspect! Especially considering that when you buy CBD flower online, you have a treasure trove of information and a wide range of choice at your fingertips! 

The most important thing is to know that your CBD flower is safe, hence why you should get clued up on independent lab reports. Any CBD brand that fails to provide these are simply not worth bothering with – if they can’t be honest with you, why should you put your trust in them?

Beyond that, establishing exactly why you want to take CBD, and whether you want a subtle or more potent experience, will help you determine the ideal strength and type of strain. Although unlike with psychoactive cannabis, there aren’t any risks to getting the “wrong” flower for your needs. 

And indeed, if you’re a CBD herb enthusiast, you may enjoy sampling all the market has to offer! We have some of the top CBD flower for sale online, from CBD Genesis, CBD For the People, Plain Jane and Blue Moon Hemp.

If you’re a CBD newbie, we hope this guide has shown you where to buy CBD flower, and introduced you to the various strains available. And if you’re already familiar with hemp or cannabis, we hope you’ve learned something new! Got any cool facts or tips about flower to share with our readers? Write us a comment – we would love to hear from you!

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CBD for Pets: Does Your Pet Need CBD in 2020?

Want to know if CBD can help your pet? You’ve come to the right place! In this huge guide, we’ll cover everything from the science behind CBD for cats and dogs to the best-selling products at Whether you’re just getting acquainted with CBD or want to deepen your understanding, this post will have something for you! 

The market for hemp-based CBD products has expanded rapidly in the United States. But alongside the growing demand for CBD for humans is an increasing interest in CBD for pets. This is especially the case among owners who have already benefited from CBD themselves, and are wondering if it could aid their canine or feline. 

We’ve got a lot to cover in this guide. So, to make things easier, we’ve attached a Table of Contents below. Use it to skip to the bits you are most interested in. Make sure you keep your eyes peeled for a special 10% coupon code. We’ve included it in the second half of this article! 

An introduction to CBD for animals 

Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive cannabinoid produced by hemp and cannabis plants, has gone from a virtual unknown to one of the world’s most popular health and wellness supplements in just a few short years. Interest in CBD and cannabinoids is exploding, and researchers are doing their best to keep up!

Cannabinoids first came to our attention in the mid-20th century. At this time, Israeli experts managed to isolate CBD and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the key psychoactive component in cannabis. In the early 1990s, researchers demonstrated that cannabinoids functioned in a newly-discovered biological system. We now call it the endocannabinoid system (ECS). They also learned that the body makes its own cannabinoids, known as endocannabinoids. 

Scientists soon confirmed that many life forms have an ECS, including cats and dogs. And it appears this system has existed for hundreds of millions of years. But due to the legal restrictions surrounding cannabis research, we’re only just making these discoveries now. 

The upshot is this: we know that CBD has an effect on us and our pets. It’s non-intoxicating, non-addictive and, relative to most drugs, very safe. But we don’t have much evidence on what CBD actually works for, so we can’t make any medical claims about CBD products. However, a handful of pioneering studies and a growing bank of anecdotes from pet owners around the world suggests CBD likely has some powerful therapeutic properties! These could transform pet healthcare moving forward. 

Are CBD products safe for pets?

Yes, CBD products are as safe for pets as they are humans. It is, of course, important to ensure you’re buying a high-quality product. That’s why third-party, independent testing has become so common and essential in the industry. This helps weed out the sub-standard and fake brands from the market, while providing authenticity to the brands making genuine products.

That said, you should only give your cat or dog a CBD product manufactured for pets. CBD products for humans may contain ingredients unsuitable for pets. For instance, full-spectrum CBD for humans may have up to 0.3% THC, a level that’s safe for us, but could be harmful for pets. 

In the pet scene, products generally contain either CBD-isolate or broad-spectrum CBD. The former consists of pure CBD, while the latter has a full slate of cannabinoids, except for THC. Therefore, broad-spectrum CBD products may be more effective – although the extra cannabinoids do come at an extra cost. 

What brand of CBD oil is best for pets?

Several hemp-based CBD brands are in fierce competition to become top dog in the industry. It’s hard to say which company’s products are best, although there are a few things to look for. Longevity in the market is usually a sign of a good brand, and we’ve already stated how important third-party testing is. 

At, we’ve chosen only the best pet CBD tinctures, soft chews and treats, making your life much easier! The featured brands here all meet our sky-high standards. You’ll have full peace of mind when giving any of these supplements to your pet. 

Tinctures or treats: which is best for your pet?

In terms of effects, there’s not much difference between CBD tinctures and treats. With both products, the CBD is taken orally, delivering gradual and sustained benefits. 

However, owners often find treats much easier to give to their pets. Tasty soft chews and biscuits are easily gobbled up and give an exact amount of CBD. In contrast, tinctures are more difficult to administer. Owners know exactly how challenging it is to keep their pet still for long enough so they can take their meds!  

But tinctures work just as well when mixed with water or wet food, and may even be effective on the skin, a benefit you just can’t get with treats. But when deciding between CBD tinctures and treats for your pet, it mostly comes down to preference. 

Popular CBD pet products at 

With new brands emerging every month, the CBD options for pet owners have never been better. We’re expanding our collection all the time, without compromising on quality. This section covers eight of our most popular CBD tinctures and treats for pets. But you can find even more first-class products on our ‘CBD For Pets’ page!

CBD Dog Treats from CBD Genesis

cbd for dogsOur CBD Genesis Dog Treats are for dogs needing stronger CBD relief. Your four-legged pal will love our tasty chews – available in bacon or cheddar – which come in 25mg and 40mg strengths. We use only organic hemp extracts and eliminate all THC from the final product, and package these treats in smell-proof containers for maximum discretion.

Choose between a 20-pack of 25mg treats or the more potent 25-pack of 40mg treats – that works out to either 500 or 1000mg of CBD per tub! These high-strength CBD chews are ideal for larger dogs who require heftier doses for the same effect. But if you’d prefer to keep your dog on a lower dose, simply split the treats into two and spread the servings out over a few hours.

ecopets for dogsECOPets for Dogs 

CBD Drip is renowned for its premium CBD products, and we’re excited to share with you the brand’s tincture oil for dogs. Designed to deliver calm and comfort, the ECOPETS tincture contains more than 1800mg of full-spectrum hemp extract (300mg+ CBD) and fractionated coconut oil. We currently stock ECOPETS in sumptuous bacon and moreish peanut butter.

This organic, vegan-friendly and gluten-free pet CBD oil also boasts essential omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, plant sterols, beneficial vitamin E and a whole host of other important nutrients. CBD Drip’s premium blend goes the extra mile to give your doggy a safe and wholesome CBD experience. 

Koi CBd Soft ChewsKoi CBD Soft Chews (Dog Treats)

Koi CBD is an old favorite at, specializing in hemp-based products for humans and pets. Their CBD soft chews are everything you’d expect from a brand like Koi, manufactured with organic, non-GMO hemp. Each bacon or chicken-flavored treat contains 2.5mg of broad-spectrum, THC-free hemp, with 25 treats to a pack. 

At 2.5mg, this is a relatively small serving, but perfect for supplementing your dog’s ECS. And if necessary, you can always treat your dog with a couple of extra chews! Koi’s soft chews are meant to last, and the resealable pack they come in should preserve them for months. 

Koi CBD’s chews have received the seal of approval from CannaSafe, a respected independent laboratory that analyses hemp and marijuana products. The lab report, which is available for your perusal, confirms these treats have no THC and are free from any harmful byproducts. Need a safe and dependable CBD pet product? Koi has you covered. 

TruBlu Bluefin Tuna (Cat Tincture)

Want to give your feline something special? Then look no further than TruBlu’s delicious Bluefin Tuna CBD cat tincture. Formulated with all American, broad-spectrum, THC-free hemp and fantastic flavorings, your cat will have never had it so good! 

Each 1oz tincture contains 250mg of CBD, although TruBlu’s innovative manufacturing process makes it go further than your average CBD product. They use micro-encapsulation and high-speed emulsion methods to level up bioavailability and absorption rates. This makes a big difference since initial research shows that cats don’t absorb traditional CBD as well as dogs!

The CBD market is full of products for dogs and pets in general, but few that cater just to cats. With TruBlu’s tincture oil, you’ll have a product your cat enjoys and, crucially, one that works.

Hempzilla Pet TreatsHempzilla CBD Pet Treats

Hempzilla is a new addition at We also have a pet tincture from this brand, but today we’re going to focus on their treats. 

Hempzilla CBD Peanut Butter Pet Treats are infused with organic, non-GMO, full-spectrum hemp, which is rich in terpenes for added effects. They also have organic refined coconut oil, an excellent bioavailability booster. Each treat has 5mg of hemp extract, and is available in packs of five and 20. 

Hempzilla products have lab certification, but arguably more impressive is the fact that their hemp is cultivated and processed as part of Colorado’s Department of Agriculture program. The Centennial State is one of America’s most forward-thinking on hemp. When you buy Hempzilla, you know you’re getting premium CBD.

CBD pet tinctureFull-Spectrum CBD Pet Tincture from CBDistillery 

CBDistillery firmly endorses full-spectrum hemp, and has brought this philosophy to their pet products. This 600mg full-spectrum tincture from Colorado is suitable for cats and dogs, and has a mega mix of cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids to enhance your pet’s health. 

This 1oz bottle comes with a dropper that provides 20mg of hemp extract per serving, a pretty high dosage for pets, and cats in particular. Perhaps your pet will need this much, but you can always lower the dose is needed and make the tincture last longer. The CBDistillery Pet Tincture contains cold-pressed hemp seed oil, too, which is bursting with omega-3. 

active cbd dog buscuitsActive CBD Oil Dog Treats

Active CBD Oil is another of our newly-introduced brands at We’re big fans of their dog treats, which place a priority on purity. These tasty biscuits contain a mild 2.5mg of CBD per biscuit, and are free from soy, gluten and THC. Even better, Active CBD Oil manufactures and packages its CBD biscuits in a commercially licensed food kitchen.

They recommend giving your dog a biscuit or two as a snack, as part of a healthy diet – they’re also an ideal accompaniment at meal times. Naturally, as biscuits are very dry, make sure your dog always has water close by! Active CBD Oil provides full serving guidelines on the pack, and suggests dosing your dog every four to eight hours. 

CBD for Cats and Dogs from Select CBD 

Select CBD (also known as Social CBD) is well-known in the industry, and has a stated mission of bringing quality CBD to the market, at prices everybody can afford. They’re also big on accurate information, rightly noting that the internet is awash with misinformation and disinformation, particularly when it comes to health and wellness. 

Select CBD’s 750mg Pet Tincture suits both cats and dogs, and consists of a pure CBD-isolate extract, free from any pesky THC. They’ve included fractionated coconut oil rich in MCTs for added bioavailability and more efficient absorption. Picky pets may be best on the unflavored oil, but Select CBD also offers its tincture in Peanut Butter, Bacon, Salmon and Chicken flavors!

5 potential benefits of CBD for pets 

We’re in the early days of CBD research – and even more so with pets! As such, we won’t be making any medical claims about CBD, and stress all our CBD products are food supplements.

However, studies into CBD for pets’ benefits are out there, and coupled with anecdotes from pet owners from all corners of the country, we have an initial framework of the ailments CBD could help with. This section looks at five of the most prominent. 

Just remember to take all this information as educational, and never attempt to self-medicate your pet. Always contact a vet if your pet is ill, and check with them first if you intend on giving CBD to your cat or dog if they are already on medication.

CBD for pets with seizures 

Some pets suffer from epileptic seizures, or ‘fits’. Seizures are caused by irregularities in electrical brain activity, and lead to a loss of muscle control. A pet experiencing an epileptic fit may start to shake for anywhere between a few seconds and a few minutes. Dribbling, glazed eyes, a clamped jaw and uncontrollable bowel movements are also common seizure symptoms.

Encouragingly, CBD was recently approved as an anti-seizure treatment for a handful of epileptic conditions in humans. CBD successfully passed multiple Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clinical trials. Now, attention has turned to pets, with some interesting results already.

In 2019, Colorado State University released a study showing that CBD could decrease seizure frequency in dogs. This first-of-its-kind finding is fascinating, although only nine dogs in the study were treated with CBD (eight showed benefits). The study has set the ball rolling for future research, with a larger study already in progress, along with efforts to zone in on an ideal dose. 

Relieving pet anxiety with CBD

All pet owners will remember a time where their feline or canine was overcome with anxiety. Short-term triggers include loud noises (such as from fireworks or young children), while separation from an owner or relocation can set off long-term symptoms. 

Anxious pets simply aren’t themselves – excess grooming, reserved behavior and aggressive are a few common symptoms. But any unusual behavior is enough to signify a potential problem. 

CBD appears to help humans with anxiety, and may benefit pets in the same way. Anxiety seems to be the result of overactivity in the brain. Promoting calming GABA neurotransmitters, which CBD does, could be an effective remedy. 

The best CBD for pets with anxiety is probably a CBD-isolate product, with no other hemp compounds. While CBD is therapeutic, we aren’t so sure about other cannabinoids and terpenes, hence why it’s best to exclude them in this case. 

CBD for improved energy levels 

Older pets tend to suffer from low energy levels. Lethargy is a sad sight to see for the owner, when their beloved pet no longer has the agility they once did. And it’s not much fun for the cat or dog, either! Whether lethargy is due to age, or a symptom of another condition, CBD may help to put things right. 

This is a very tricky – if not impossible – issue to study, so we’re reliant on anecdotes from owners. But reports of CBD promoting an energy boost are not unusual. Since we know CBD is biphasic and that higher amounts have a more pronounced sedative effect, if you want to give your pet a new lease of life, sticking to low dosage may be best. 

Soothing pain with CBD 

Are you fed up with having to give your pet strong, addictive painkillers that leave them sleepy and lethargic throughout the day? You’re not alone. While the likes of opioids and NSAIDs may have beneficial effects, some pet owners are finding them increasingly unsustainable due to side effects. Those demanding a natural and non-addictive option are looking at CBD – and for good reason! 

CBD’s benefits for pain are unclear, in both humans and pets. Clinically proving that CBD has pain-killing properties is difficult. But the popularity of CBD for humans in pains gives reason for optimism. And the anecdotes from owners trying their pets on CBD treats for pain relief are also promising. As CBD carries no significant risks, why not experiment and see if it can alleviate your pet’s discomfort?

CBD for arthritis in pets 

Arthritis is an inflammatory illness that affects the joints, causing pain and discomfort. The pain comes from bones rubbing together due to exposure because of joint cartilage deterioration. Cats and dogs with arthritis suffer from reduced mobility, which has an adverse effect on quality of life. 

The therapeutic value of cannabinoids for arthritis is pretty well-documented in humans. Some studies even show that CBD has a healing effect on joint cartilage. Through the same ECS mechanisms, CBD may also benefit cats and dogs. A paper exploring CBD for osteoarthritis in dogs found CBD a safe and effective therapy that eased discomfort and improved activity levels.

Consider a broad-spectrum CBD product for pets with arthritis. Several cannabinoids have anti-inflammatory qualities, so a whole-plant extract would likely offer more benefits than an isolated one. Cannabigerol (CBG) is a good example of a non-psychoactive, anti-inflammatory cannabinoid present in many broad-spectrum CBD products.

CBD for pets: dosage advice 

How much CBD should you give your pet? Well, how long is a piece of string? The best dosage depends on why your pet needs CBD in the first place and how big they are. As we’ve covered, for higher energy levels, a small dose should suffice. For pain and anxiety relief, larger doses are probably more suitable. 

Many CBD companies offer advice on how to best use their products on the packaging. We suggest following these guidelines, and only making tweaks if necessary. If no dosage tips are provided, take a cautious approach and start your pet off on a low dose. This way you can gauge their response to different amounts, and save a few dollars in the process! 

Can humans take pet CBD oil?

Technically, there isn’t anything wrong with a human taking a CBD pet product. At least, it’s much worse for a pet to take a CBD product for humans! But a more relevant question is, “Why would you want to?”

Pet CBD tinctures and treats cost more than standard CBD products, as they have to be made with a special formula. Pets have sensitive bodies and can’t handle as much as humans, so we have to make sure we aren’t giving them anything that could cause them harm. 

Humans have a much wider range of CBD products available, and at better prices, too! But to get back to the original question, if you’re stuck in a jam and only have a CBD pet oil to hand, taking it as a one-off is okay. 

Can I give my pet a CBD gummy?

No, CBD gummies are for humans, not pets! In all seriousness, it’s simply not safe to give CBD products that are meant for us to our furry pals. For example, imagine you have a full-spectrum gummy. By law, these can have up to 0.3% THC. That’s not enough to have a psychoactive effect in humans, but that amount of such a potent compound could be dangerous for pets. 

There are CBD products made especially for pets for a reason. And think of it like this: you’re giving CBD to your pet to improve their health. What’s the point in risking making them worse with a product they shouldn’t be taking? Always be sensible and use CBD responsibly, whether for yourself, or your pet! 

Will CBD help my pet sleep?

There’s no solid evidence, but judging by our understanding of CBD, it could help improve your pet’s sleep quality. Sedation is a standout feature of large CBD dosages, and the all-body relaxation should have a similar effect in pets as it does for us. 

Beyond simply helping with sleep, studies show that the ECS is also involved with sleep regulation. Our bodies have a sleep-wake cycle, and hormones are released and suppressed at various points of the day to help us wake up and nod off. As CBD regulates the ECS, it may also indirectly regulate the sleep-wake cycle.

Future studies looking at CBD for sleep (in humans and pets) should confirm just how useful it is, and what dosage yields the best effect. 

Do vets recommend CBD oil?

With CBD not an approved medicine for pets, don’t expect your vet to be recommending it any time soon – at least not on the record. But as with doctors, some vets take a more liberal approach with CBD than others. 

A vet unfamiliar with hemp will probably be solidly against it, but those up to speed and with an understanding of the ECS might have a different attitude. Try and seek out a vet who is at least familiar with CBD. They will be best-placed to give you legitimate and unbiased advice. Many vets are beginning to recognize the need for new treatments, and have an open mind toward CBD, particularly with positive research now trickling in. 

Can animals overdose on CBD oil?

CBD is extremely well-tolerated in humans, and the same appears true in pets. However, as pets are smaller than us, it’s logical that their tolerance levels are lower than ours. Studies are yet to push the boundaries when it comes to just how much CBD a pet can handle. 

However, if pets can overdose on CBD oil, it’s probably only from extremely high amounts – more than you’d get in any bottle. So there’s no reason to be concerned if you’ve given your pet a double dose – worst-case scenario, they’ll just be pretty sleepy for a few hours! 

How long does it take for CBD oil to start working in pets?

The beauty of CBD products is that they get to work quickly. A dose of CBD oil should start showing benefits within 30 minutes to an hour of consumption, with the effects lasting for anywhere between four and six hours. Allow for some variance in these timings depending on your pet’s body weight and diet. 

As a rule of thumb, if a dose doesn’t seem to be having its desired effect after 90 minutes or so, go ahead and give your pet a top up. It’s best to wait than be hasty about re-dosing. 

How long will CBD oil stay in my pet’s system?

CBD oil could stay in your pet’s system for a week or more, although the effects wear off after a few hours. But as CBD doesn’t have any intoxicating effects – and your pet doesn’t have to worry about drug tests! – this isn’t really anything to worry about. 

Can CBD oil give dogs diarrhea?

When it comes to a pet’s health, CBD is generally viewed as a good thing. However, there are some possible side effects, and diarrhea is one. In addition to diarrhea, humans, cats and dogs may experience drowsiness, dizziness and vomiting symptoms from CBD.

But all three are rare, and are not necessarily caused by the CBD itself. These side effects just underline the importance of getting legit CBD from respected brands. A high-quality product won’t have any impurities, making it less likely to trigger any negative health effects. 

What happens if you give a pet too much CBD?

Probably not a lot. In the context of regular CBD pet products, there’s not really any such thing as too much CBD. Sure, you can give your pet more than intended, but it’s not about to do them any serious harm. Like in humans, a double-dose of CBD will most likely just leave your pet in a super-relaxed and sleepy mood. The effects would probably be fairly similar to strong painkillers.

Can you put CBD oil in a dogs’ ears?

Ear infections in dogs are pretty notorious – these pesky infections tend to stick around for a few weeks or months. This may make life fairly uncomfortable for your dog. So, could CBD come to the rescue?

There’s no compelling research on CBD for ear infections in dogs, but we can glean some info from a handful of stories in cyberspace. Ear infections are painful, and many believe CBD helps with pain, and there’s evidence showing it curbs inflammation. Compared to NSAIDs, which are often prescribed for ear infections, CBD oil seems like a no-brainer.

As for putting it in your dog’s ear, topical administration is possible. Cannabinoid receptors are expressed in dog skin, meaning CBD can have an effect. However, it may not be the most economical use of CBD. Giving CBD to your dog in the regular way could also aid ear infections. If you’ve got plenty of CBD oil to hand, you could try topical and oral administration at the same time for increased chance of success! 

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Final thoughts

We all want the best for our pets, and for many, CBD could represent a path toward a better future. We’re entering a new era of medicine, and cannabinoid therapy looks set to be at the heart of it, although it may take years or decades for CBD’s potential to be fully realized. 

But why wait? You’ve already seen the numerous top-shelf CBD oils and treats we have, from market leaders such as CBD Genesis, Koi CBD, Hempzilla, Blue Moon Hemp and CBDistillery. All of these brands are fully focused on maximizing CBD for pets’ benefits, and cats, dogs and owners from all around America are reaping the rewards.

Have you got a story about CBD to tell? Maybe one of our products has already benefited your pet? We’d love to hear all about it, and so would our readers, so please share it with us in the comments. Your words of wisdom may just nurse a needy cat or dog back to health! 

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CBD Oil for Dogs: Does Your Canine Need It In 2020?

Dogs are man’s best friend, so it’s only right that we look after them well! And after all the talk about CBD’s benefits for humans recently, it was just a matter of time before its qualities for our four-legged pals was put into the spotlight. 

Hemp-based CBD products have enjoyed an extraordinary rise in the United States, and now tincture oils and CBD dog treats are getting popular, too. And it’s not just a marketing ploy. There’s some interesting research backing up CBD’s benefits, which has led some of the big CBD names to get in on the acts.

We’ve got a ton of information to share with you in this guide to CBD for canines. We’ll be talking about different product types, our collection, current scientific research and much, much more. 

We’ve got something for everybody, whether it’s your first time learning about CBD, or you’re familiar with the substance. To make your reading experience as convenient as possible, we’ve attached a Table of Contents so you can skip to the bits most relevant to you! 

Introducing CBD for canines 

What is CBD and what use does it have for dogs? Cannabidiol (CBD) is just one of many cannabinoids produced by hemp and cannabis plants. But CBD has plenty going for it as opposed to standard marijuana – it doesn’t cause intoxication, psychoactive effects or addiction, yet appears to have remarkable and unique therapeutic value. 

CBD is effective in humans and dogs because both have endocannabinoid systems (ECS). This system, first unearthed in the 1990s, is important for all-round wellbeing according to nearly three decades of research. And since 2014, CBD supplements have emerged for both humans and pets alike. 

Is CBD for dogs legal?

Yes, CBD dog treats and other products are legal in the United States! However, these products must only come from industrial hemp plants, and have a total THC concentration lower than 0.3% THC. However, high-quality CBD products for dogs typically have no THC whatsoever, as it’s unclear whether even tiny amounts have harmful effects.

Types of CBD products for dogs

CBD tincture oils and CBD dog treats are the most common CBD products available for dogs. Tinctures work by applying the oil into a dog’s mouth, or combining it with their water or wet food. Flavored treats are often an easier way to give CBD to dogs, providing they contain a delicious formula! 

CBD-isolate: Products containing isolate extracts are exclusively CBD. Separating the CBD from other compounds in the hemp arguably delivers a more predictable experience. CBD-isolate pet products usually come in at a few dollars less, too. 

Broad or full-spectrum: In the pet scene, these terms are sometimes interchangeable. Strictly speaking, broad-spectrum refers to an extract with a full hemp extract but no THC, while full-spectrum describes a whole-plant hemp extract which has a little – but less than 0.3% – THC. 

Best CBD for dogs for sale at

Our CBD collection for dogs is expanding all the time! The growing CBD market means new brands are always getting involved, and pushing the industry forward through innovation. We’re very selective about which pet products we stock at 

It’s perhaps even more important that companies use the correct manufacturing processes and show transparency with CBD products for pets, because their bodies are more sensitive than ours. The seven products featured here all meet our lofty criteria. And the independent lab reports for these tinctures and treats are easily accessible if you need more information.

CBD Dog Treats from CBD Genesis

Looking for a high-strength CBD product for your dog? Our CBD Genesis dog treats are fantastic, with a mighty 25 or 40mg per serving and a choice between bacon and cheddar. 

These organic, lab-tested, THC-free treats come in two forms: get 20 treats with 25mg each in a 500mg tub, or go large with a 25-pack of 40mg treats in a 1000mg smell-proof tub. 

These extra-potent CBD treats are great if you have a big dog, and simply if low-strength products haven’t had much of an impact. We’re sure your dog will love our veterinarian-formulated treats, which could aid with both mental and physical ailments. 

Koi CBd Soft ChewsKoi CBD Dog Treats Soft Chews

Few brands are as well-known in the world of CBD as Koi CBD. And we’re excited to share these CBD-rich soft chews with you. Formulated with Koi’s special, full-spectrum, THC extract, these organic non-GMO treats are great for boosting your dog’s endocannabinoid system. 

Each pack of these low-dose chews contains 25 chicken or bacon-flavored treats, each with 2.5mg of hemp extract. This is a fairly small serving, although at an affordable price, you can easily give your dog two or three at a time if needed! And with a resealable pack, Koi’s treats are great for both daily and occasional use. 

Independent analysis from CannaSafe shows Koi has gone the extra mile to make these soft chews as safe as possible. The report shows no THC, no foreign matter or nasty solvents and pesticides. Quality assurances are vital in the unregulated CBD scene – with Koi, you can have full peace of mind when giving CBD to your furry mate.

hemp for dogsHemp for Dogs (Bacon Flavor)

This hemp tincture contains 50mg of CBD extract, a blend of vegetable glycerin and propylene glycol, as well as organic flavorings. Your dog will love the bacon flavoring, whether you’re giving it to them directly, combining it with their wet food, or adding it to their water bowl.

Hemp for Dogs is manufactured by the well-known and trusted CBD brand Diamond CBD. This company develops a large selection of CBD products for humans, and also has an impressive range of products for cats and dogs.  

Product guidelines suggest administering eight to 10 drops of this tincture once or twice a day, depending on the severity of your canine’s symptoms. 

CBD for Cats and Dogs by Select CBD

Select CBD (or Social CBD) was set up with the intention of making excellent and affordable CBD in a transparent fashion, and highlighting how products may improve general wellness. This 750mg tincture for canines and felines is pure CBD, with THC nowhere to be seen! This is one of the best organic CBD oil for dogs, with independent lab tests to prove it.

Fractionated coconut oil makes Select CBD’s pet tincture more effective than others, with fatty MCTs helping increase absorption of CBD and bioavailability. This vegan-friendly and veterinarian-formulated oil has beneficial natural essences, but no unnecessary spices or herbs. 

We currently have five Select CBD pet tinctures available at Unflavored, Bacon, Chicken, Salmon and Peanut Butter.  

CBD pet tinctureCBDistillery Full-Spectrum Pet Tincture

When it comes to full-spectrum CBD oils for dogs, there’s simply no more trustworthy option than the tincture oil from CBDistillery. This Colorado brand has made some big waves since setting up in 2016, with its products featured in several leading US media outlets, such as Forbes and the New York Times. 

This pet tincture packs a punch at 600mg, and offers your dog all the benefits of second-tier cannabinoids – cannabigerol (CBG) for instance – along with flavonoids and terpenes. Yet this remains a perfectly safe, organic hemp supplement. In addition to a full-spectrum hemp extract, the tincture also consists of cold-pressed hemp seed oil.

CBD DOG TREATSCBD Dog Treats from Blue Moon Hemp

Let your dog dine out on salmon and sweet potato and a dash of CBD, with these terrific treats from Blue Moon Hemp. Each pack comes with 100mg of CBD and not a trace of THC. The manufacturer notes the savory salmon brings omega-3 fatty acids into the mix, which promote a healthy coat and skin. These all-American treats are also rich in protein.

These treats make for ideal training rewards. Many owners will be happy to give their canine a full treat, but feel free to break the servings up for smaller pups. Blue Moon Hemp recommends storing in a cool space away from direct sunlight to maintain product quality. The lab purity test from Green Scientific Labs shows this is a pure CBD-isolate product with no detectable THC.

TruBlu CBD Bacon Tincture 

TruBlu’s bacon tinctures are among the best organic CBD oils for dogs on the market today. Created in the United States with novel high-speed emulsion and micro-encapsulation approaches, this CBD oil is purer and more potent than many of its rivals. These techniques optimize the absorption and bioavailability of CBD, making each dose go further, while speeding up the onset of effects. currently stocks three TruBlu dog tinctures: 250mg, 500mg and 1000mg. Dogs new to CBD should be started on the 250mg oil to gauge the response. Owners may then want to consider the 500mg and 1000mg, depending on how much of a boost they need. 

The TruBlu tincture contains pure CBD extract, cold-pressed virgin hemp seed oil and flavorings. Administer in the same way as you would any other pet tinctures, and tweak the serving as required. 

How CBD might help your dog

We’ve shown you seven of the most exciting pet products in our CBD oil for dogs review. But just how can oils and chewy treats help your dog? We’ve looked briefly at how a healthy ECS is key to enhancing overall health, and CBD is certainly a new and promising supplement. 

However, there is hope CBD could become a fully-fledged medicine for dogs in the coming years. We stress it’s too early to say at this point, and the lack of studies hasn’t helped matters. But with CBD riding the crest of a wave in terms of public opinion and user numbers, there has never been a better time for research.

And indeed, over the past few years, a handful of breakthroughs have been made. We’ll touch on these as we explore CBD’s possible health benefits for dogs. Just a quick disclaimer first: none of this information is medical advice and should be viewed as educational and for entertainment purposes only. Contact a vet if your dog is struggling with illness, as opposed to going online and taking things into your own hands. 

CBD for dogs with pain

Nobody likes to see their dog suffering in pain, although this sadly becomes more regular as they get into old age. Pain is a common symptom of so many illnesses, and is difficult to remedy. Sadly, a dog in pain experiences a lower quality of life, because of the intense discomfort and reduced mobility. So, could CBD transform how we treat dogs in pain?

Right now, the chronic pain problem is as dire for dogs as it is humans. Opioids rule the painkiller roost, despite the horrible side effects and risk of dependency. Not to mention, evidence suggests that, as a chronic pain treatment, opioids decline in effectiveness over time. 

CBD is an attractive natural painkiller for many dog owners. Importantly, it’s not addictive and has far fewer side effects. However, studies are yet to produce solid evidence that CBD works for pain, despite the rave reviews from hemp-minded dog parents. 

Studies have revealed that the ECS affects how pain is perceived via CB1 receptors. Unfortunately, no link between CBD and pain relief has been found so far. Although going by the now widespread use of CBD for pain, it’s possible that it’s just a matter of time before products are proven effective for dogs in pain. And CBD may perhaps work in mechanisms beyond the ECS.

CBD for dogs with anxiety

An anxious dog is a sad sight. Fireworks, loud children running around and other unusual circumstances that are scary for the senses can all trigger anxious responses, such as intense grooming, aggressiveness, drooling and isolation. While these triggers are short-lived, losing an owner or moving to a new home can set off a more severe and prolonged anxiety in canines. 

Anyone who has suffered from anxiety knows how detrimental it is for quality of life, and the same applies to dogs. There’s good news though: CBD’s anti-anxiety benefits in humans may extend to our furry pals! The substance has calming mental effects which help to slow a worried brain down. 

Researchers believe CBD’s anxiolytic properties come from increasing GABA levels. This inhibitory neurotransmitter plays an important role in reducing electrical activity in the brain. Excessive neuronal activity can set off an anxiety attack, hence why CBD products may be of assistance.

CBD oil for dogs with seizures

Nowhere has CBD made more research progress than with epileptic seizures. In 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first ever cannabinoid drug – a CBD spray called Epidiolex – to treat seizures from two rare epileptic conditions. 

CBD’s therapeutic value for seizures is complex and still a bit of a mystery, but importantly, we have clinical evidence that it works in humans. And researchers are hopeful that it’s just as effective for dogs! 

The first big breakthrough came in 2019, when Colorado State University published a study demonstrating that CBD oil reduces seizure frequency in dogs over a 12-week period. A clinical trial found that 89% (eight of nine) dogs given CBD experienced fewer seizures compared to the placebo group. This was the first study of its kind, and described as “really exciting” by study leader Dr. Stephanie McGrath. 

This is just the start, though. More extensive studies are needed if CBD is to become available on prescription for dogs suffering from seizures. Thankfully, McGrath is already on the case, undertaking a new study which hopes to trial up to 60 dogs. Future research will also help dial in on the most effective CBD dosage for seizures, and determine whether other cannabinoids could be brought into the mix.

CBD oil for dogs with allergies

CBD’s anti-inflammatory effects make it an interesting solution for allergies. And indeed, several people have shared stories about how CBD has helped them combat allergies – but could this work the same for dogs?

There’s no reason why not although we lack the evidence to say conclusively. CBD reduces inflammation via the same mechanism in canines as in humans. And a quick browse through online anecdotes about CBD for dogs suggests some owners are having success with products for allergies. With CBD’s impressive safety profile, it’s undoubtedly worth a shot.

CBD oil for dogs with lymphoma

Canine lymphoma is one of the most common forms of cancer that affects dogs. While there is no evidence that CBD helps with cancer, the cannabinoid may help ease symptoms, and improve your pet’s quality of life. Notorious lymphoma symptoms include neuropathic pain, diarrhea, vomiting, inflammation and lethargy.

Research shows CBD may work to reduce inflammation and pain sensation. CBD also has anti-nausea properties which may ease vomiting. Many owners also report that CBD combats lethargy and improves energy levels, although there are no specific studies on this. 

From our current understanding of CBD, it’s more than possible that hemp-based products could make life easier for dogs with lymphoma. Although, we stress, CBD has not been shown to be effective for lymphoma itself. 

CBD for dogs with arthritis 

Many dogs suffer from arthritis, a painful inflammatory condition that describes inflammation in the joints. Arthritic dogs typically have damaged and degraded joint cartilage, and exposed bones which rub together causing pain.

CBD is already a popular remedy for arthritis in humans, and perhaps has benefits for dogs, too. The cannabinoid’s potent anti-inflammatory properties are key to soothing pain and swelling. In humans, there’s even evidence that CBD could reverse damage to joint cartilage. A 2018 study featured in Frontiers in Veterinary Science found that CBD could reduce discomfort in dogs with osteoarthritis. 

The best CBD oil for dogs with arthritis is likely a full-spectrum product, as these incorporate other crucial cannabinoids and terpenes that are known to have anti-inflammatory effects. For example, studies suggest that cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabichromene (CBC) both tackle inflammation via CB2 receptors in the ECS.

The best CBD dosage for dogs

How much CBD should your dog be getting? This all depends on the size of your dog and the ailment they are suffering with. As a rule, the bigger the dog, the higher the dosage. Some brands even provide some dosage tips with tincture oils and treats. Although there are no firm instructions – don’t fret about adjusting the dosage if needed.

Like with humans, it’s recommended to begin with a small dose, and see whether it has the intended effect before increasing. This has two benefits. Firstly, you don’t risk making your dog sleepy with more CBD than required. And secondly, it’s much cheaper if you’re conservative with the dosage to begin with!  

Typically, a CBD dose takes around half an hour to kick in with dogs, with effects lasting for up to six hours. Once you see the benefits start to wear off, feel free to top up your dog’s dose. But avoid re-dosing within two hours after the first dose – CBD sometimes takes effect slowly, and there’s no point in double dosing your dog!

Can I give my dog a CBD gummy?

No, you should never give dogs CBD gummies or any other CBD products that have been manufactured for humans. We have CBD products for pets for a reason. Pet products contain ingredients we know are safe for dogs, and aren’t going to cause any serious adverse consequences. Think of it this way: if you’re trying to improve your dog’s health with CBD, why give them the wrong product that risks making them worse?

However, there are plenty of CBD dog treats and soft chews available if you want your dog to get their CBD in a delicious way. We recommend our own CBD Genesis dog treats, and Koi CBD’s soft chews! 

Will CBD help my dog sleep?

CBD could potentially help your dog to sleep, as medium to large doses promote relaxing and sleep-inducing effects. Humans are increasingly taking CBD as a natural sleep solution, and research shows the ECS manages our body clock (or circadian rhythm). There’s no evidence at present, but it’s feasible the same could happen when giving CBD to dogs. 

In addition, sometimes your dog may be struggling to sleep due to pain or other forms of discomfort. In these cases, CBD could help with sleep by tackling the ailment directly. For example, giving CBD to dogs with joint pain and arthritis could have an anti-inflammatory effect.

How long does CBD stay in a dog’s system?

Research in humans shows it can take more than a week for CBD to be fully removed from the body. There are no studies on this issue with canines. However, the length of time CBD stays in a dog’s system is affected by multiple factors, including diet, body weight, activity level and how regularly CBD is administered. 

Can you give CBD oil to dogs everyday?

Yes, there’s no problem with giving CBD oil to dogs on a daily basis. In fact, as a supplement, CBD is often more effective if administered over a period of time. Getting your dog on a medium to long-term CBD dosage plan encourages ECS regulation, which may ward off an array of physical and mental symptoms. 

Do vets recommend CBD oil?

As of early 2020, CBD products have not received medical approval for any conditions in dogs. So don’t expect your vet to be officially recommending CBD oil or treats anytime soon! However, your vet may have a personal opinion depending on how familiar they are with CBD and cannabis.

Vets knowledgeable about CBD may speak positively about various products, and may be aware of stories about dog owners who have successfully used CBD. However, vets less acquainted with CBD may not be as open to considering its potential. We see a similar pattern when people ask their doctors about CBD! 

There are plenty of vets out there getting up to speed with CBD, and recognizing its viability as a supplement and perhaps future medicine. Maybe you can find one to offer advice on your situation!

Can CBD oil for dogs be used with other medications?

As with humans, this depends entirely on the type of medication. We know that CBD interacts with and affects certain prescription meds in humans, and can imagine the same happens in dogs – although we have even less information in canines. 

When not sure, it’s always best to err on the side of caution. If your dog is already taking medication, definitely ask a vet before whipping out the CBD. Or just wait until they are completely off their meds before trying them on some CBD tinctures or treats.

Does CBD oil help dogs with hip dysplasia?

Hip dysplasia is an inflammatory condition, and vets usually prescribe non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to treat it in dogs. Hip dysplasia is a very painful illness for canines, and has an adverse knock-on effect on mobility and overall activity. 

Strong painkillers and anti-inflammatories may be common, but the heavy side effects are far from ideal, hence the appeal of CBD. Without clinical studies specifically looking at CBD and hip dysplasia, we can’t make any solid claims. But the research showing that CBD reduces pain and inflammation suggests hemp-derived products could aid with hip dysplasia. 

If you want to get your canine off opioids or NSAIDs and onto a more natural solution, CBD oils or soft chews may do the trick. Consulting with a vet is the best way forward if you’re keen to experiment with CBD, but your dog is already taking medication. 

Is CBD oil good for a dog’s itchy skin?

CBD’s beneficial effects for the skin are increasingly in the spotlight. In humans, CBD topicals and other creams may help with inflammatory skin conditions, aging, infections and more. A 2012 study in the American Journal of Veterinary Research found that healthy dogs also express cannabinoid receptors (both CB1 and CB2) in the skin.

Therefore, it’s possible that rubbing CBD oil into your dog’s itchy skin could have a therapeutic effect. And because of the benign nature of CBD, it’s extremely unlikely that a high-quality product would have an adverse effect. Judging by what we know about cannabinoid receptors, CBD oil likely helps with skin inflammation in dogs. But until we have some specific studies, we can’t say for definite.

Can humans take CBD for dogs?

Unlike the other way around, there are no signs that humans taking CBD products for dogs would be dangerous, but it doesn’t make a lot of sense. For one, CBD pet products are a little more expensive than regular CBD products, as they’re formulated with a special set of ingredients that are suitable for dogs and their sensitive systems.

And secondly, with such an expansive selection of high-quality CBD for humans on the market, why would you want to take a pet product? Although, we guess if you are in a situation where you’ve got a CBD pet tincture but no CBD for yourself, it’s okay to make an exception! 

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Summing up

We hope this extensive guide has brought you up to speed with what CBD is, how it may help dogs and the different types of products available. We’re proud to stock CBD products for dogs from some of the most recognizable names in the CBD industry, such as CBDistillery, Hempzilla and Blue Moon Hemp. And rest assured, we’re always on the look out for new brands to add to our collection! 

Have you had a success story with CBD for your dog, and perhaps even from a product purchased right here at! Why not share your anecdote in the comments? Your insight may just give another doggy a new lease of life!

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How CBD Can Enhance Your Cat’s Quality of Life (2020 Review)

Do you have a feline that’s not in the best of health right now? Well, CBD for cats has emerged as an exciting natural remedy, and owners across the United States are starting to explore the benefits. As with humans, it’s possible that CBD benefits cats in a number of ways, and several CBD brands have now introduced pet products into their respective collections. 

This guide will take a closer look at these purported properties, and explore the CBD products for cats we’re already stocking at We’ve got everything covered from what CBD may help with, to ideal dosages and how to give CBD to your cat safely. 

As this is such a comprehensive post, you may find it easier to use the Table of Contents to skip to the most important sections for you. We hope you enjoy, and don’t miss the 10% coupon code so you can nab a bargain for your furry friend!

What is CBD and the endocannabinoid system?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-intoxicating chemical found primarily in hemp, although it’s present in all cannabis strains to varying degrees. CBD does not have the psychoactive properties associated with THC, and is legal in the United States, providing it’s extracted from industrial hemp. CBD products must also have less than 0.3% THC in total.

CBD’s possible benefits for humans are increasingly well-documented, although the compound – which is a cannabinoid – has just a handful of approved medical uses. CBD’s most consequential interactions come in the endocannabinoid system (ECS). Scientists first identified for the first time in the early 1990s. Researchers have since learned this system has always existed in humans, and that it’s present in several other life forms, too – including cats! 

Introducing CBD for cats

That CBD has an effect in cats is no surprise since we know felines also have an ECS. Hence cats have the same cannabinoid receptors and endocannabinoids that we do, which CBD has the power to influence. 

CBD may have therapeutic potential for cats, although very few studies have looked at this area. However, CBD oil for cats and other products are proving popular with owners, and the internet has lots of intriguing and encouraging anecdotes. 

Is CBD oil safe for cats?

This is the big question for all cat owners. In short, yes, CBD is safe for cats. However, this safety depends on the products they are being given – perhaps even more so than for humans. 

Firstly, the only CBD oil appropriate for cats are products made for cats or pets in general. CBD tinctures for humans contain different ingredients, which could cause health problems for cats. 

Moreover, CBD products for humans may contain trace levels of THC which could have adverse effects in cats. THC is a potent cannabinoid and cats have more sensitive systems than we do – and even tiny amounts could be very dangerous. We simply aren’t sure, and it’s better to be safe than sorry. 

Safe CBD oil products for cats will always have independent lab certification. You should avoid brands who don’t fulfil this key requirement. Third-party lab testing has become the standard way for legit CBD brands to show their authenticity in an unregulated market. Companies that fail to follow this common procedure will probably have something to hide, such as using less CBD than stated, or making products with inferior and maybe even dangerous ingredients.

CBD products for cats at 

At, we have several CBD products for cats, and pets in general. We stock tinctures from big-name brands, including CBDistillery, Select CBD and Hempzilla. All products have met our lofty standards, so you can administer them to your cat with confidence! 

cbd for cats and dogsCBD for Cats and Dogs by Select CBD 

Boost your cat’s endocannabinoid system with this tincture from Select CBD. It’s organic, vegan-friendly and packed with 750mg of pure CBD extract, and an array of natural essences. Select CBD has also added fractionated coconut oil, which makes CBD more effective because of the rich levels of MCTs. 

Cats are renowned for doing things their way, and getting them to take their meds can be a challenge! Select CBD has made this process easier with four tasty flavorings (Chicken, Peanut Butter, Salmon and Bacon), in addition to an unflavored oil. All unnecessary ingredients have been stripped out of this pet tincture, which can be given directly or added to water or wet food.

CBD pet tincturePet CBD Tincture (600mg) from CBDistillery 

Give your cat a little extra with this CBDistillery full-spectrum CBD tincture. With 600mg in total and 20mg of CBD extract per serving, this is one of the stronger CBD pet products available. Formulated with cold-pressed hemp seed oil, the CBDistillery pet tincture provides all of CBD’s properties in an easily digestible form. 

Moreover, as a full-spectrum product, your cat will reap the benefits of secondary cannabinoids and terpenes. Whole-plant CBD oils also bring the synergistic ‘entourage effect’ to the fore. This CBDistillery tincture contains organic, non-GMO hemp sourced from the United States, and has been tested by an independent laboratory. 

active cbd dog tinctureActive CBD Oil Pet Tinctures 

Bring safe and delicious CBD relief to your cat with one of Active CBD Oil’s pet tinctures. These oils consist of a THC-free, broad-spectrum CBD extract. That means they have a full profile of cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids, but absolutely no psychoactive THC. Manufactured in a commercially licensed food kitchen, Active CBD pet tinctures contain natural flavorings and MCT oil for enhanced therapeutic effects. 

Right now, we have two cat tinctures available from Active CBD Oil. Our chicken-flavored option has 300mg of CBD, and is ideal for big cats or when higher doses are required. The bacon-flavored oil has 120mg of CBD with 4mg per serving, and works best for smaller pets and as an introduction to CBD. Both oils have received third-party approval. 

Hempzilla CBD Pet TinctureHempzilla CBD Pet Tincture 

Hempzilla is quickly establishing itself as a leading CBD brand, with an emphasis on quality and purity. All Hempzilla CBD products have a proprietary blend of CBD hemp oil, sourced from Colorado, under the state’s Department of Agriculture program. Hempzilla CBD pet tinctures are THC-free, and also contain hemp seed oil and fractionated coconut oil, with a delicious bacon flavoring. 

With no THC and a special, premium formula, this is an excellent tincture for your cat. The 150mg oil (5mg per serving) is great for small to midsize cats in need of mild relief. The stronger 300mg option (10mg per serving) is best for larger cats and felines with more troublesome ailments. Hempzilla tinctures should be given directly, or mixed in with your cat’s food. 

Benefits of CBD for cats 

We’ve shown you the best CBD products for cats out there, but why would you want to give CBD to your cat in the first place? Well, just like in humans, while little is known for sure about CBD’s benefits for cats, we’ve good reason to believe it’s got a number of uses from what we know about how CBD interacts with the body. 

We’re going to look at some of the most common uses in this section. Please remember this guide is purely for education and entertainment, and not a substitute for medical advice. If your cat is struggling with illness, contact a vet. CBD is not an approved medicine for cats, and should only be viewed as a supplement. 

CBD for cats in pain

Nobody likes to see their cat in pain, especially as they get into old age. Cats are famed for their agility and spritely behavior, and it sucks when they’re unable to do the acrobatics they once could. And it’s no fun for your cat to be suffering in pain either. Strong prescription painkillers may work, but are notorious for causing sleepiness. Could CBD represent a new way forward?

The signs are good. CBD has likely analgesic properties, acting on the ECS to regulate pain sensation. CBD also engages with vanilloid receptors, which also modulate pain levels. Cat owners are getting good results per online anecdotes for pain, and mild doses shouldn’t cause the sedation that comes with painkillers. CBD is much safer than opioids, and an intriguing solution if you want to get your feline onto a natural and healthier treatment plan. 

CBD for cats with arthritis 

Arthritis is another condition that affects cats’ movement, and their ability to lead agile and high-quality lives. This inflammatory illness causes swelling and stiffness in the joints, and is pretty common in older cats. That said, arthritis can also occur in younger cats whose joints have not developed regularly. 

CBD is a popular remedy for arthritis in humans, and it may help cats, too, via the same mechanisms. The cannabinoid reduces inflammation via interactions in the ECS, which in turn sends signals to the immune system. A daily dose of CBD may alleviate inflammation and even go some way to reducing joint damage and swelling. The upshot is a feline in less discomfort that’s able to move and groove just like the old days. 

CBD oil for cats with aggression

Cats can get aggressive for a number of reasons. They may be in pain, or feeling anxious and fearful. A mother can also get aggressive when protecting her young. And sometimes they simply come irked due to excessive stimulation! But there’s nothing worse than an angry cat that’s in the mood to bite or get their claws out, and if your cat is overly aggressive, a calming remedy could be in order. 

CBD’s relaxing effects are a massive part of its appeal in humans, and felines could benefit, too. Research shows CBD helps lower anxiety by boosting GABA neurotransmitters, and ease stress by reducing cortisol. Tackling pain may also be key to dealing with cat aggression, something else CBD cat treats seem effective for. 

CBD oil for cats with anxiety

Knowing when your cat is anxious isn’t easy – they can’t exactly let you know about it! But there are a few telltale signs. Look out for excessive grooming and bald patches, reluctance to use the litter tray, unusual aggression, drooling and reservedness. A cat simply behaving out of character can be an indication that something’s wrong.  

Some cat anxiety is short-lived. For instance, fireworks and other loud noises which may send your feline into an anxious frenzy are temporary. However, more long-term changes such as moving house or the death of an owner may trigger more severe bouts of anxiety.

Luckily, CBD has a calming psychological effect that works on cats as well as humans. These relaxing effects come largely from a GABA boost, and are ideal for a troubled cat. Considering what is known about CBD and anxiety, the best CBD oil for cats anxiety dosage is probably a high one.

CBD oil for cats with kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease may cause vomiting, lethargy and a low appetite in cats, and is particularly prominent in older felines. While chronic kidney disease has no known cure, it’s hoped that CBD oil may relieve symptoms, and give cats a higher quality of life in their final years.

And indeed, CBD is associated with appetite stimulation, and can alleviate symptoms of nausea and vomiting. A good appetite is crucial for older cats, as this ensures they get the necessary nutrients to lead healthy lives. Unfortunately, there’s no compelling research yet looking at CBD’s effects on these symptoms in cats. But since they have similar biological systems to us, it could be worth a try. 

CBD oil for cats with seizures  

CBD’s effectiveness for seizures is undeniably the number one benefit we have discovered about the cannabinoid. In fact, the treatment of epileptic seizures is currently the only approved medicinal use for CBD in the United States. A small study recently showed CBD could combat seizures in dogs. But what about cats?

Cat seizures can be triggered by numerous factors, such as low blood oxygen levels, infections and even kidney disorders. During a seizure, cats may pace around, meow excessively or look restless. In severe cases, they may suffer from muscle spasms, vomiting and stiffness.

Again, this is an area with frustratingly little research, although various anecdotes suggest CBD could be useful. Multiple high-quality, clinical trials in humans have found CBD reduces epileptic seizure frequency, even though we don’t know exactly why. However, we can bet the endocannabinoid system is involved, hence why CBD might make a difference. 

CBD for cats with hyperthyroidism

Some older cats suffer from a condition called hyperthyroidism, a form of hormonal imbalance. Hyperthyroidism causes an increase in levels of the thyroid hormone, which then leads to one or more of weight loss, heart disease, vomiting and anxiety. Hyperthyroidism cases in cats have risen significantly in recent decades, with veterinary experts not totally sure as to why.

Could CBD help with hyperthyroidism? There’s no evidence to suggest so yet, with no indication that CBD influences thyroid levels. However, CBD’s appetite stimulant, anti-nausea and anti-anxiety properties could theoretically help treat hyperthyroidism symptoms. 

CBD for cats with allergies 

CBD is touted as a potential remedy for human allergies, so it’s no shocker that we’re discussing its potential for cats! In cats and humans, allergies are set off by an oversensitive immune system. With the close relationship between the body’s immune and endocannabinoid systems (ECS), the potential for CBD here is obvious.

If your cat shows signs of coughing, sneezing, diarrhea, vomiting or swollen paws, they may be suffering from allergies and rampant inflammation. All sorts of things can set off cat allergies, such as pollen, insects, certain fibres and even tobacco smoke, although flea bites are the most common trigger.

CBD’s potent anti-inflammatory effects may help restore normality in the immune system, and combat the hypersensitivity that causes allergies. The cannabinoid’s immunosuppressant properties are well-documented in humans, and it’s quite likely these are replicated in cats. 

How long does it take for CBD to work in cats?

The best CBD for cats should get to work in just a few minutes. After taking the CBD-infused oil, the compounds are transported to the stomach where they are absorbed into the bloodstream. Then the CBD starts to have a therapeutic effect. Since cats can only take CBD orally, all products work at pretty much the same rate. 

How much CBD oil should I give to my cat?

It’s hard to say what the perfect CBD dosage for cats is. After all, they can’t tell us how they feel after a dose, and different cats have different requirements, depending on size and their ailments. As a rule, small cats need less CBD while larger cats need more. Many brands provide some dosage instructions on the bottle, and these are an appropriate place to start.

We suggest erring on the side of caution at first, so you can gauge how well your cat tolerates CBD. And always wait a couple of hours after the first dose before considering a second. While there are no major risks with high CBD doses, it doesn’t make economical sense to give them high doses for the sake of it. And large amounts may make your cat needlessly sleepy!

Can CBD oil hurt my cat?

No, a pure CBD oil product made for pets cannot hurt your cat. CBD does not have intoxicating or psychoactive traits, and does not produce adverse effects in users. 

However, CBD oil products for humans should never be given to cats, as these may have ingredients that are harmful to felines. In addition, you should avoid buying CBD pet products from brands that refuse to go along with independent lab testing. This is usually an indication they have something to hide concerning product purity and quality.

Can a cat overdose on CBD oil?

There are no indications that cats can overdose on CBD oil. CBD does not cause overdoses in humans, and is safe even in dosages of 1000mg and above. Large CBD doses may make your cat really sleepy, but it’s not going to endanger them or put them at risk of overdose.

That said, you should always strive to use CBD oil safely. Start off by giving your cat a low dose, and increase by small amounts if required. Seeing how your cat responds to low and mid-range doses will help determine if you need to give them more substantial quantities.

Can CBD help cats with IBD?

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) – Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis – is a common condition in cats that causes vomiting, weight loss, diarrhea, bloody stools and more. This makes life very uncomfortable for the affected cat, and can represent a health hazard for the owner.

CBD may have beneficial effects for IBD in humans and in cats. The unique anti-inflammatory effects help to reduce symptoms, without triggering the nasty side effects that can come from immunosuppressants, antibiotics and others. 

However, we can’t say for definite that CBD helps manage IBD symptoms in cats, as there aren’t yet any studies in this area.

CBD for cats side effects

As we’ve covered, CBD has very minor side effects, in humans and cats – but there are a couple of possible issues to note. First off, don’t give your cat CBD supplements if they are already taking medication. CBD could interact with these medications and alter how much of the dose becomes effective. In a worst-case scenario, this could lead to drug poisoning.

Some cat owners have found CBD increases appetite, which may be a problem if your cat is on the large size and a big eater! In addition, the anti-anxiety effects may bring about excessive sedation and relaxation. Cats are sleepy at the best of times, but they still need exercise!

Allergic reactions have occasionally been reported. However, this is perhaps the result of using low-quality products with inferior ingredients. Reputable CBD brands use special pet-focused formulas to minimize this threat. 

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Final thoughts

It’s easy to think of CBD for cats as a bit of a gimmick. But when you take a look at the shared biology between us and felines, it all starts to make sense! Cats also have endocannabinoid systems that must be kept in balance, and they suffer from the same health problems that we do. 

As of early 2020, research on CBD for cats is thin on the ground. We can’t make any firm statements or claims about CBD’s effects or the benefits of our products. But interest in CBD for cats is booming, and surely thousands of cat moms and dads around the country can’t be wrong!

Why not see for yourself, and pick up a top-quality tincture from Select CBD, CBDistillery or one of our other brands? And if you already have a story to tell about CBD and your cat, let us know in the comments. Our readers would love to know, and so would we! 

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How CBD Syrup Will Improve Your Life (2020 Review)

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Looking for a delicious way to take CBD? If you aren’t fond of the hemp-tasting tincture oils, and not prepared to smoke or vape, CBD syrups are a fantastic alternative. Syrups bring all the benefits you’d expect from other CBD products, and are ideal if you seek steady and lasting relief. 

Several leading CBD brands have added infused syrups to their range recently, and for good reason. These products are great if you want discretion and no negative health effects from your CBD use. We’ll be digging deeper into those qualities in this guide, and also answer some common questions about CBD syrups. 

We’ve added a Table of Contents to make navigating this CBD syrup guide as easy as possible. And keep reading until the end for a special 10% discount on syrups and other products available at! But first, let’s find out a bit more about CBD. 

Introducing CBD 

Perhaps you have heard of CBD – from the news media or your friends’ social media feeds – but aren’t sure exactly what it is, or if it lives up to the hype. Nowadays, there seems to be a CBD version of everything. So, what does it really have to offer?

CBD is short for cannabidiol, a rare compound that’s part of the cannabinoid family. In the United States, all legal CBD comes from industrial hemp, a cannabis sativa strain noted for its high CBD levels. Hemp also has a very low THC content, the cannabis component that makes you “high”. 

In contrast, CBD doesn’t have any psychoactive effects, even in copious amounts. Nor is CBD addictive or laden with nasty side effects. Rather, CBD is a non-intoxicating health supplement that works to boost and balance your endocannabinoid system (ECS). Humans have always had this crucial system, but we didn’t even know it existed until the 1990s! 

With the ECS and CBD relatively new discoveries, lots remains a mystery. However, research in recent decades indicates that CBD and CBD-rich hemp extracts may have a variety of therapeutic possibilities. And indeed, since legalization in the early 2010s, CBD products like syrup have taken the health and wellness scene by storm! 

3 advantages of CBD syrup

Picking a CBD product can be pretty overwhelming! We’ve got e-liquids, hemp flower, creams, tincture oils, edibles, concentrates, vape pens just to name a few! All CBD products have their perks and drawbacks, depending on what you want them for. How do you know if CBD oil syrup is for you? Well, if any of the following benefits strike a chord, you’ll probably love syrup! 

Lengthy effects 

Sometimes, you need your CBD to last. Maybe you have a chronic ailment that’s problematically persistent. Or possibly you don’t have the opportunity to dose up every couple of hours. Different CBD products kick in at different rates, and syrups are meant to last. 

CBD in a syrup is taken into the body via oral administration. This route of delivery is measured and unhurried, yet slow and steady wins the race! You may be waiting for 30 minutes or more to get the effects, but once they are there, you’ll be good for several hours. Syrups work well if you need all-day relief, or need your CBD to get you through the night. 

Full discretion 

We understand if you want to keep your CBD use lowkey. The strong smell that comes from a joint, or the big clouds of vapor produced by an e-liquid aren’t exactly great for going under the radar! 

If you want to avoid those nagging, curious or downright rude questions from others about what you’re doing, or want a CBD product you can dose up with at work or while flying, CBD syrup is a trusty choice. There’s no potent aroma or bells and whistles with syrup – simply mix some into your beverage or drink it directly, and you’ll soon reap the rewards. 

No adverse health effects 

CBD syrup completely eliminates any negative health effects that come from certain CBD products. For example, smoking hemp still poses a carcinogenic threat even though there isn’t any addictive nicotine. Vaping may be safer than smoking, but it’s not risk-free.

CBD syrup doesn’t damage your lungs in any way, since you’re not inhaling. This makes it a popular choice among non-smokers and non-vapers who are keen to benefit from CBD, but not so keen to compromise their health to do so! 

How do you use CBD syrup?

CBD syrup is commonly taken as it is, or stirred into a hot or cold beverage. Taking syrup straight is more convenient and efficient, but mixing it with a drink gives you the chance to enhance CBD’s benefits. 

You could add it to your coffee for stimulating effects, and perhaps add in some cream or MCT oil for extra bioavailability. In addition, when mixed with a drink, you can enjoy your CBD syrup dosage steadily as opposed to all at once.

Does CBD syrup get you high?

No, CBD syrup will not get you high. This applies whether you’re taking a CBD-isolate, broad-spectrum or full-spectrum syrup. Wondering why? Despite coming from a cannabis sativa strain in hemp, CBD syrup has a very low amount of psychoactive THC. 

Legally, CBD manufacturers must not make hemp products with more than 0.3% THC. Such a low THC level prevents a high, and furthermore, CBD has been shown to reduce the psychoactive influence of THC anyway. With CBD syrup, you won’t experience the anxiety, paranoia, hallucinations or delusions that some get when using marijuana.  

What does CBD syrup do to you?

Since CBD syrup doesn’t get you stoned, what exactly does it do? Well, it’s great for relaxation, especially in rich concentrations. CBD has an all-round calming effect, both psychologically and physically. Some get a delightful “body buzz” and couchlock from CBD, that’s just wonderful when you want to sink into the sofa and chill after a punishing day. 

In contrast, a low CBD syrup dose may have the opposite reaction, leaving you stimulated and more alert than before. CBD’s biphasic properties explains these polarizing effects. Helpfully, this increased wakefulness and concentration comes without the anxiety and jitters that are often experienced with other stimulants, such as coffee.  

Is CBD syrup safe?

Yes, CBD syrup is safe. CBD is famed for having very few side effects, hence why it has become such a popular supplement and alternative to other drugs. That’s not to say CBD works well for everybody, but it’s not possible to overdose or get addicted to the compound, meaning the risks are minimal. 

However, you should be careful to only buy CBD syrup from trusted brands. The best CBD syrup is always independently lab-tested. Getting analysis from a third party – and being transparent about these results – is a must for CBD companies, because of the lack of regulation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Independent testing ensures CBD products are safe, free from impurities and toxins, and that they have the specified quantity of CBD, and less than 0.3% THC. 

Is CBD syrup legal?

Yes, CBD syrup is legal and we ship to all 50 US states! As already covered, the only requirements are that products come from industrial hemp and have less than 0.3% THC in total. Providing a product has these requirements, it’s good to go! 

If you live in a state where recreational cannabis is legal, take extra care to ensure your CBD syrup meets these requirements, as there may be syrups available with higher levels of THC. To guarantee your product is legal throughout the country, just buy from us! 

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heady harvest cbd syrupHeady Harvest CBD Syrup 

This is a THC-free syrup, containing pure CBD extract and a blend of therapeutic terpenes, delivering a broad-spectrum effect. Available with 250 or 500mg CBD, Heady Harvest CBD Syrup appeals to inexperienced users, and those who want more punchy effects. 

The manufacturer recommends drinking on ice, but you can also enjoy this syrup alone, or in a hot beverage. With no THC, Heady Harvest’s syrup won’t give you any drug-test headaches. But the terpenes do boost the product’s beneficial effects, while creating an authentic flavor.

5 ways CBD syrup could help you 

Discussion about health benefits is never far away when talking about CBD, and there’s a lot to get excited about! Research is gathering pace, and we know much more about CBD now than we did even 10 years ago! At this rate, our understanding will be many times greater by the end of the 2020s!

For now, clinical research on CBD’s benefits is limited. CBD products are not medicines. You should not take them in lieu of prescription medication. The purpose of this post is to inform you about CBD science, and should never be taken as medical advice. Always contact your doctor if you need medical assistance. 

Now we’ve cleared that up, let’s have a look at some of CBD syrup’s most intriguing possibilities!

Reduced pain 

Has pain been getting you down? Are you fed up with the side effects of regular painkillers, and seeking a safer option? CBD products like syrup are an interesting natural alternative, with no addictive properties and very few side effects to speak of.

So, CBD won’t cause you harm, but does it actually help? Judging by the data, millions of Americans take CBD products for pain, but so far, scientists haven’t confirmed that it actually helps. You would think millions of people can’t be wrong, but a potent placebo effect cannot be ruled out. 

However, let’s say CBD does work for pain. If so, CBD syrup may be most effective for chronic symptoms, since the CBD stays active for longer. Syrups might not be as helpful for acute, neuropathic pain, as they don’t provide instant relief. 

Migraine relief 

Hemp and cannabis are not new solutions for migraines, but re-emerging ones. Having been prescribed in the 19th and 20th centuries for migraines and headaches, modern-day science suggests the doctors of days gone by may have been on to something! 

Recent studies indicate that ECS irregularities may be responsible for migraines. In this case, a modulating remedy like CBD holds plenty of promise. Even better, studies from Dr Ethan Russo propose that ECS problems may cause the nasty ‘aura’ symptoms of migraines. 

Full-plant cannabis and CBD solutions have been mooted as migraine remedies. If migraines affect you regularly, it may be worth giving non-psychoactive CBD a shot! 

Better mood

Down in the dumps? If you’re affected by brief bouts of low mood, or even more prolonged symptoms, CBD is a potential solution. There are a couple of ways that CBD could have mood-boosting effects, both of which involve the ECS.Firstly, CBD enhances the presence of anandamide. This endocannabinoid is similar in its effects to endorphins, boasting antidepressant and analgesic effects. More anandamide binding to CB1 receptors in the ECS means better mood! 

Secondly, CBD’s anti-inflammatory properties help alleviate inflammation in the brain. Reducing neuroinflammation may have antidepressant effects, according to animal studies. If these encouraging findings are repeated in humans, we may have a new and more effective way of treating depression going forward. 

Less stress 

Getting your stress levels down has never been more important. We live in a world that never sleeps, which makes it incredibly difficult to switch off, relax and de-stress. And worryingly, high stress levels are associated with increased risk of illness, and stress is often attributed as an underlying factor of many serious illnesses.

If you have taken a hefty CBD syrup dose before, you’ll know all about the relaxing effects! CBD has that soothing effect throughout the body, and indeed on the brain. We’re still learning as to why, but studies suggest CBD elevates anti-anxiety GABA neurotransmitters, while suppressing cortisol, the body’s main stress hormone. 

Enhanced concentration and cognition

Nootropics are all the rage nowadays, as people look for ways to enhance their cognition to get one step ahead. We rarely think of CBD in this way, and it has gone under the radar as a brilliant natural nootropic! CBD helps improve cognition, learning and memory, having beneficial effects for multiple brain regions, including the hippocampus. 

Lower dosages are typically best for levelling up focus and concentration, as too much CBD may make you sleepy. But the next time you’re in the office or studying hard for exams, why not try mixing a little CBD syrup into your drink, and see if it helps you keep a clear and laser-focussed mind!  

Is Legal Lean a CBD product?

No, Legal Lean does not contain any CBD. Legal Lean syrup is a legal beverage made with numerous relaxing ingredients such as chamomile, rose hips, lavender, valerian and St John’s wort. We stock a Legal Lean disposable vape pod at which consists of Legal Lean extract and vegetable glycerin. 

Does CBD make you relaxed?

Many CBD users find that products like syrup help them to relax. These effects are most noticeable with higher doses of CBD, since smaller amounts have a tendency to be stimulating. Relaxation from CBD syrup does not come on instantly, but gradually, with effects sustained for several hours. CBD syrup is therefore great for evenings, when you want to wind down and get ready for sleep. 

Can you smoke CBD syrup?

CBD syrup is not designed for smoking. While there is nothing explicitly to say that you cannot smoke CBD syrup, doing so could expose you to additional and unnecessary health risks. If you are looking to smoke CBD, we recommend checking out our extensive range of premium CBD-rich hemp flowers. We have more than a dozen top-quality strains for you to choose from! 

Is CBD a drug?

Chemically, CBD is a drug in the same way that nicotine and alcohol are drugs. CBD derived from industrial hemp is not a scheduled and controlled drug, however, hence why products are legally available online and in health stores. Furthermore, CBD does not cause intoxication or psychoactive drugs like marijuana or various narcotic drugs. 

CBD is not approved as a prescription drug, except for one special case. The FDA approved Epidiolex, a pure CBD oral spray in 2018 as a medication for epileptic seizures caused by Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet’s syndrome. Epidiolex was approved after successfully passing multiple clinical trials. 

Does CBD syrup expire?

CBD syrup does eventually expire, although not for several months and sometimes even years. Over time, however, CBD syrup will degrade and lose its beneficial properties. Preserve your CBD syrup by storing it in cool conditions away from direct sunlight. Some brands may provide expiry dates or an estimated shelf life for syrup products. 

CBD syrup and drug tests

Will CBD syrup make you fail a drug test? Syrups containing either CBD-isolate or broad-spectrum CBD are absolutely fine as they don’t have any THC. It’s only THC that will make you fail a test, as there is no screening for CBD – so you can have as much of it in your system as you like! 

Full-spectrum CBD syrups with less than 0.3% THC are unlikely to cause problems, although there is a non-zero chance of a failed test since you are taking in some THC. If you take large doses of full-spectrum syrup daily, then blood THC levels will inevitably increase. 

Studies show it can take weeks for the body to fully flush out THC. You’ll still probably pass a test if you’re a moderate CBD syrup user, but it’s not a 100% guarantee. If you are concerned, the simple solution is to stick with THC-free syrups! 

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Final thoughts 

Want to make your CBD experience both tasty and seamless? Then CBD syrup is everything you’re looking for. Perfect if you have a sweet tooth, and if you like your CBD to last, syrups are super popular with those who suffer from chronic complaints. They’re also great if you just want a convenient and discreet product that will let you get your CBD kick wherever you are. 

We’ve got two excellent syrups available from Heady Harvest, and are always looking out for more to add to our selection. Do you have any thoughts on CBD oil syrup? Maybe you’ve already tried a syrup featured at Let us know your thoughts in the comments – we would love to hear from you. Thanks for reading! 

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Is CBD flower legal? And more frequently asked questions

CBD flower is really, really popular right now. Maybe you’re a cannabis smoker looking for a non-psychoactive hemp option. Perhaps you’re already a CBD user looking for more flavor and faster effects? Or you could even be a regular smoker seeking a non-addictive alternative to nicotine, for stimulating and concentration purposes?

Whatever your situation, CBD-rich hemp flower offers supplemental benefits, and early studies show CBD and hemp could have a multitude of health properties. But with these products looking and smelling similar to weed, and technically coming from the same plant, it’s unsurprising that people have plenty of questions!

Don’t worry, we’ve got all the answers to your frequently asked questions about CBD flower. In this bumper guide, we’ll be covering whether CBD flower is legal, the differences between strains, if it’s safe, where to get it, how to use it and how to be safe with it!

Before we dive in, we must mention that this post does not provide medical advice and should be taken as educational and for entertainment purposes only. CBD flower is not approved as a medicine by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Is CBD flower legal?

Yes! CBD flower products are legal in the United States! Hemp products were legalized by the federal government back in 2014, with an updated version of the Farm Bill in 2018 confirming that this legalization covered CBD products.

However, CBD hemp flower and all other hemp products must have less than 0.3% THC in total. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the psychoactive ingredient that gives cannabis its famous and notorious high. By limiting THC levels to less than 0.3%, the law prevents the recreational use and abuse of CBD flower. 

Will CBD flower get me high?

No, there’s absolutely no chance you’ll get high, stoned or baked from a joint of CBD flower. From what the experts know about hemp and cannabis, all of the psychoactive effects come pretty much entirely from THC.

In addition, we know that CBD doesn’t have any intoxicating effects whatsoever. The World Health Organization has also deemed that CBD has no abuse potential. 

CBD and THC are actually quite similar compounds, in that they are both cannabinoids. However, the completely polarizing effects they have on the endocannabinoid system (ECS) explains why THC causes intoxication, and CBD doesn’t!

Why do people smoke CBD flower?

CBD has a seemingly endless list of potential positive health effects. But this alone doesn’t explain why people love CBD flower when there are so many other CBD products available.

But smoking and vaping are unmatched when it comes to getting CBD into the body as fast as possible. Both methods utilize the inhalation method of administration, which takes CBD almost immediately into the bloodstream, avoiding the first-pass metabolism, which slows down the delivery rate of CBD, and also reduces potency.

The speedy relief offered by inhalation works a treat when alleviating acute symptoms. Anxiety is a perfect example. Anxious symptoms tend to arise rapidly, and therefore the best treatment is the one that takes effect the quickest. Inhaling a dose of CBD gives much faster relief than capsules, edibles and is even quicker than sublingual oils. 

What types of CBD flower are there?

There are three main types of legal CBD flower: sativas, indicas and hybrids. All CBD flower has very high concentrations of THC and miniscule quantities of THC, but different strains have different terpenes profiles, hence why each strain provides unique effects.

Sativa strains have a reputation for enhancing energy levels and boosting the brain. Mood and motivation improvements are common, along with better focus and increased creativity. The all-body stimulation is also perfect for taking the fight to fatigue.

Indica CBD flower strains are quite the opposite, delivering deep relaxation and calm, both mentally and physically. These strains are popular for pain and inflammation relief, and also for general aches. Indica CBD flower holds appeal for those suffering from stress and anxiety, too.

Meanwhile, hybrid strains are the middle ground between sativas and indicas for people who don’t want to experience excess stimulation or sedation. These balanced CBD flowers give the benefits of CBD while calming and refreshing you in equal measures.

Where can I get CBD flower?

We have legal CBD flower for sale right here at! Our selection is constantly growing. We have more than a dozen strains sold under the CBD Genesis banner, and more premium flowers from brands such as CBD For the People. 

You can buy CBD flower loose and roll your own joints and blunts. But if you’re looking for a more convenient experience, check out our pre-rolls and CBD cigarettes. There’s a CBD flower product for everyone – it’s just a case of finding what matches your needs! 

Can you smoke CBD flower in a pipe?

Yes! CBD flower is just like normal cannabis flower, except without the THC! So you can use it in all the same ways you might use weed. 

Smoke CBD flower in a joint, blunt, bong or pipe; vape it in a dry herb device; or take an extract and use it to make oils, edibles and other CBD-infused goods! 

The wide range of possibilities with CBD flower is what makes it such an awesome product, especially if you’re curious and want to get creative with your CBD consumption.

Can you drive after smoking CBD?

No federal or state laws prohibit you from driving after smoking CBD buds. Since CBD doesn’t have any intoxicating effects, it doesn’t cause motor control or psychological impairments, and won’t show up on a drugs test.

However, the same applies to many drugs, and just because we can legally take them and drive doesn’t mean we should do so! CBD flower – particularly in high doses – may cause tiredness and temporarily affect your driving ability. These effects may be magnified with indica flower. At the very least, wait 30 minutes to an hour after smoking before deciding whether you’re fit to drive.

And as CBD is an emerging substance in mainstream society, we can’t rule out the possibility of law changes in the future. Keep your eyes peeled, and we’ll be sure to bring you any updates.

Is CBD indica or sativa?

CBD is neither indica nor sativa in itself – these terms describe the type of flower and the effects of the terpenes in a strain. 

In general, small quantities of CBD appear to have stimulating effects, improving wakefulness and alertness. In contrast, larger amounts have more relaxing, sedative effects.

The precise experience you’ll get from CBD varies from person to person. So don’t worry if your experience doesn’t match up directly with somebody else’s!

Does CBD help anxiety?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved CBD as an anxiety treatment, but keep in mind that the approval process for a new drug can take years. We do, however, have lots of exciting research that indicates CBD may make a difference for anxiety. 

A social anxiety experiment found that a 600mg dose (administered via capsule) could improve overall performance in a public speaking test. Studies looking at CBD’s pharmacology have found the cannabinoid acts via serotonin 1A receptors, a common anti-anxiety mechanism, and also boosts the anxiety-regulating neurotransmitter GABA.

So, there’s certainly genuine promise, and user trends show anxiety is a very popular reason for taking CBD. Therefore anxiety patients may want to try out CBD products, and especially flower for the fast-acting effects. But we can’t claim that CBD has any confirmed therapeutic value for anxiety.

Does CBD give you the munchies?

No, CBD will not give you the munchies, one of the most notable effects of taking marijuana. The strong hunger and thirstiness that comes from cannabis is due to THC’s impact as a CB1 receptor agonist. CBD doesn’t interact with these receptors in the same way, so won’t give you the “munchies”.

CBD is associated with improved appetite, suggesting it may have a mild effect on hunger for some users. This may come from CBD’s promotion of anandamide, an endocannabinoid made by the body that – like THC – links up with CB1 receptors. 

Does CBD flower show up on a drug test?

CBD flower will not show up on a drug test because of the CBD, as tests simply aren’t interested in CBD as it doesn’t have psychoactive properties. 

However, CBD flower is permitted to have as much as 0.3% THC, the cannabinoid that tests do search for. Because THC is present in such tiny amounts, the risk of a fail is very low. But it does take several weeks for the body to full remove THC from the body. 

If you take CBD flower multiple times a day, this would cause THC levels to accrue over time. The chance of a failed test remains very low, but we can’t give you any guarantee that you’ll get a clean test after taking CBD flower. If you can’t risk a fail, we recommend sticking with THC-free, CBD-isolate products.

How does CBD flower make you feel?

A big dose of CBD flower should quickly leave you feeling relaxed and at peace, yet still in full command of your mental faculties. Some report an enjoyable buzzing body sensation from CBD and a “couchlock” effect. This may be more apparent from indica strains.

However, a couple of tokes on a CBD sativa flower may have the opposite effect, leaving you wide awake, full of physical energy and highly motivated. The concentration boost offered by a small CBD dose is perhaps comparable to caffeine and nicotine, sans the addictive effects.

Does CBD flower smell?

CBD flower has that same pleasant and pungent smell that comes with cannabis. Not because it’s psychoactive, but because hemp is also laden with terpenes. These compounds – which include limonene, myrcene, eucalyptol and terpinolene – have powerful aromas, which explain why each strain has a unique scent.

However, because of the cannabis-like smell, people could think your CBD flower is illegal, especially when you smoke it, as this makes the smell even stronger. It makes sense to be discreet about your CBD flower use so you don’t get into any sticky situations, and to have good storage facilities so the smell doesn’t get out! 

You may be interested in Plain Jane unflavored CBD cigarettes, which are also aroma-free. These odorless smokes are ideal if you want to keep your CBD smoking lowkey, and we’re delighted to offer them at!

Why are independent lab reports important?

Third-party or independent lab reports are – as of early 2020 – the only way to confirm if a hemp-based CBD product is high quality and safe. 

CBD flower is not subject to FDA regulations, so companies can make claims about its products without having to prove them. This Wild West climate has brought the cowboys and conmen in, with their low-quality and even fake products.

As a consequence, legitimate CBD manufacturers were forced to devise a way to separate themselves from these brands, which threatened to destroy the reputation of the industry. Independent testing is the solution.

Real CBD companies happily submit products for testing, while fake companies obviously cannot. A typical analysis tests for CBD and THC content, and sometimes other cannabinoids and terpenes. Purity checks are also essential. Testing dates are also useful, as these ensure customers are getting recent and relevant information.

Third-party tests have not stopped the cowboy companies altogether, some of which claim to go along with independent testing on their sites, without actually proving it. When finding a CBD flower brand, always make sure you can actually access the report. 

Or to make things simple, just buy your flower from! We only sell legal CBD flower and have lab reports available for all our brands. If you can’t find them, just ask!

Does smoking CBD flower make your eyes red?

Red eyes are a big giveaway that somebody has been smoking weed, and unfortunately some report getting the same effect from CBD flower. Research on why this happens is still unclear, although it appears to be the result of changes to blood pressure. 

However, it’s not the act of smoking that causes bloodshot eyes, as edibles have also been found to have the same effect. 

What is the strongest CBD flower?

The CBD concentration determines the strength of a CBD flower strain. This figure is given as a percentage, and is provided by all reputable CBD vendors. A third-party lab report should accompany all flower products for authenticity purposes, and will confirm whether the CBD level is accurate.

CBD flower potency has increased markedly over recent years, as cultivators have learned how to breed strains that maximize CBD levels while completely marginalizing THC quantities. The result is a boom in premium hemp flower strains, with CBD levels sometimes exceeding a whopping 20% – that’s 200mg of CBD per gram of flower!

Is CBD flower safe?

Yes, CBD flower is relatively safe, when considered in the context of tobacco cigarette and cannabis smoking. CBD flower does not have an addictive component such as nicotine, or a potent psychoactive one like THC.

However, the vast majority of users either smoke or vaporize CBD flower, which inevitably poses some health risks. Smoking hemp is still dangerous, as it exposes the lungs to carcinogenic substances. Vaping CBD flower takes away the carcinogens by eliminating burning, but it’s still not totally risk-free.

The good news is you don’t have to get your CBD from flower if you don’t want to! Take away consumption risks altogether by switching to CBD tincture oils, capsules or even edibles!

Is CBD flower addictive?

No, CBD flower does not have any addictive properties. Analysis from the World Health Organization has found that CBD does not have “abuse potential”. Moreover, CBD does not interact with cannabinoid receptors – or any other receptors – in a way that could lead to addiction.

Furthermore, existing research looking at CBD and addiction has found the opposite – if anything, CBD may actually reduce addictive tendencies. CBD potentially interferes with the opioid system, and specifically mu-opioid receptors, to suppress the reward derived from pleasure-seeking activities. This is yet to be clinically proven, but initial studies certainly warrant further research. 

Can I mix CBD flower with alcohol?

There are no recommendations not to combine CBD flower and alcohol, and no evidence to suggest it may be dangerous. However, due to the intoxicating nature of alcohol, you should always be careful if taking it with legal CBD flower.

The main issue would likely be increased sleepiness. Research shows alcohol can help with getting to sleep more quickly, although it doesn’t necessarily improve overall sleep quality. However, in theory, a joint of CBD flower and a glass of wine or beer may give you a great night’s sleep.

That said, if you do plan on mixing CBD flower with alcohol, you should probably go easy on both. Starting with low doses will allow you to gauge your body’s response, and work out for yourself if you can safely combine CBD and alcohol.

Can I take CBD flower with my medication?

Mixing CBD flower with prescription drugs is sometimes a problem, and is an area that scientists are keen to learn more about. 

Your body metabolizes (or removes) drugs from your system via enzymes. Different enzymes metabolize different drugs. Annoyingly, CBD switches off enzymes in the cytochrome P450 system, and therefore affects the removal process of several classes of drugs. 

What does this mean? By blocking enzyme activity, CBD indirectly keeps certain drugs in the body for longer, increasing active concentrations of these drugs. In such an event, the worst-case scenario is overdose. 

Drugs metabolized by the cytochrome P450 system, and therefore potentially affected by taking CBD flower include: antibiotics, antidepressants, antihistamines, antiepileptics, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, HIV antivirals, steroids and beta blockers. 

But there’s no need to panic. If you’re on medication and debating whether you should take CBD, either speak with a medical expert or hold off until you’ve finished your prescription. Just don’t go looking for advice online, as nobody knows your circumstances better than your doctor!

How much is an eighth of CBD flower? 

An eighth of CBD flower is equivalent to roughly 3.5 grams (one eighth of an ounce). A quarter works out to around 7 grams, and a half equates to about 14 grams. 

Is CBD hemp flower legal in all 50 states?

CBD hemp flower is legal according to federal law, meaning that CBD users in all 50 states are protected when it comes to buying, possessing and taking CBD. In recent times, some states have enacted legislation to prohibit CBD in food products, making it clear that state lawmakers aren’t afraid to take a more restrictive stance toward CBD.

In 2019, “smokable hemp sales” were banned in Indiana and Louisiana, following a move from Kentucky in 2018 to ban the sale of hemp cigarettes, cigars and hemp flowers. The legislative landscape surrounding hemp and CBD continues to change, although there have been more positive than negative law changes over the past few years.

Can CBD flower give you a headache?

High-quality and pure CBD flower should not give you a headache. If anything, studies suggest CBD may actually be therapeutic for headaches. For instance, CBD may help reduce pain, tackling one of the key symptoms of headaches and migraines. 

And more interestingly, research indicates that migraines may even be caused by systemic ECS issues. Studies investigating a concept called Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency have found that a lack of endocannabinoid production could be behind migraines, and the aura symptoms in particular, which make a migraine patient more sensitive to light and sound. 

The takeaway here: don’t fear CBD flower if you’re experiencing a throbbing headache. Rather, it may be time to spark up! 

What does CBD do to your brain?

CBD has several mild effects on the brain, all of which are possible by it passing through the blood-brain barrier. This barrier of capillaries allow some compounds to enter and make changes in the brain, while keeping others out.

CBD’s psychological effects come primarily from its actions on CB1 receptors present in the central nervous system. As a CB1 receptor antagonist, CBD doesn’t initiate any direct effects, but does promote anandamide, an endocannabinoid and CB1 receptor agonist. Indirectly, CBD is associated with mood and motivation improvements, appetite stimulation, and enhanced focus and concentration. 

CBD’s potent and novel anti-inflammatory properties are exerted via CB2 receptors. Again CBD is an antagonist of this receptor type, but has a therapeutic effect by boosting endocannabinoid availability. In the brain, CBD’s anti-inflammatory effects may be essential to limiting damage and restoring regions such as the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus, which may in turn have lasting antidepressant effects.

What is full-spectrum CBD?

Full-spectrum CBD is a type of hemp extract that incorporates all of the compounds within the plant. Hemp is chemically complex, and teeming with cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids and more. We understand that several of these compounds have beneficial effects, and have barely scratched the surface with others! It’s also probable that CBD is more effective as part of a whole-plant hemp extract because of a special synergistic reaction labelled the ‘entourage effect’.

The term “full-spectrum” describes hemp-based CBD products which contain extracts, such as tinctures and capsules. However, technically, CBD hemp flower is as full-spectrum as it comes. This is pure, unadulterated hemp in its raw form! As a result, CBD flower likely has more health benefits than CBD-isolate products, where the CBD is separated from all the other compounds in hemp.

Final thoughts 

Hopefully this packed guide has answered all your questions about CBD flower, and cleared up any misconceptions and uncertainties you may have had! CBD flower is a burgeoning and exciting market in the hemp industry. But it’s one that often creates confusion and courts controversy because of its aesthetic and aromatic likeness to cannabis! 

If you have any more questions about CBD flower – regarding the product itself, how to use it and legality – don’t hesitate to leave a comment. We’ll get back to you as quickly as we can. Thanks for reading!

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CBD Drinks Will Improve Your CBD Experience (2020 Review)

Are you fed up with having to measure out your CBD dose every single time? Bored of cleaning your vaporizer? No longer prepared to smoke for CBD’s benefits? If you’re shouting “Yes!” to any of these, we’re confident you’ll love CBD drinks. 

CBD drinks have emerged as a convenient and popular way for CBD users to get their daily dose. Ready-made, CBD-infused beverages are appealing if you’re pushed for time or want to take discreetly, and work a treat if you desire long-lasting effects. 

In this guide, we’ll highlight the many advantages that CBD drinks have to offer, and explore our expanding range of CBD-infused drinks and shots. We’ll also look into the fantastic promise of CBD water, which incorporates nanotechnology, and go through some frequently asked questions (FAQs) on CBD beverages. 

This is a pretty big guide! So, if you’re looking for something in particular about CBD drinks, the Table of Contents below is the perfect place to start! 

A CBD science refresher 

Has the explosion of interest in CBD passed you by so far? Not to worry, many scientists wouldn’t have been even to tell you what CBD is just a decade ago!

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a hemp and cannabis derivative, belonging to a family of compounds known as cannabinoids. What most people love about CBD is that it doesn’t get you “stoned” or “high”, unlike the famous and notorious psychoactive cannabinoid THC. But non-intoxicating CBD is increasingly considered for an array of ailments.

CBD’s potential stems from its unique effects, which we’re still just starting to understand. Crucially, thanks to a discovery from a team of Israeli scientists in the early 1990s, we now know the body has an endocannabinoid system (ECS). This system is primarily acted upon by cannabinoids from hemp, and endogenous cannabinoids – or “endocannabinoids” – like anandamide. 

We’ll discuss the prospective health benefits of CBD – for mental and physical well-being – later in this guide. 

Are CBD drinks legal?

Yes! CBD oil drinks are legal across the United States, with an important caveat. All CBD beverages – and indeed any other CBD product – must come from industrial hemp, and not typical psychoactive cannabis. In addition, hemp-based CBD products are limited to 0.3% THC, to prevent intoxicating effects and recreational use and abuse. 

For more information, check out the 2018 Farm Bill, which clarified the existing law which legalized hemp-based products a few years earlier. 

How do CBD drinks work? 

CBD beverages are ready-to-drink as soon as you buy them, which is what makes them so convenient. CBD drinks effects have much in common with those from edibles, capsules and any other orally-consumed CBD product. 

As CBD connoisseurs may know, this means a slow onset of effects, which is then sustained for many hours. CBD has a more gradual delivery into the bloodstream in beverage form because of the first-pass metabolism. The passage of CBD molecules through the stomach and liver slows the absorption rate and somewhat lowers bioavailability. 

It’s possible that the metabolization process transforms CBD into a more potent compound, something researchers have discovered about THC. But there is no compelling research yet for this effect with CBD.

3 benefits of CBD drinks 

It’s not easy to settle on a preferred CBD product when there is literally so much choice. There’s hemp flower, e-liquid, edibles, syrup, capsules, concentrates and the list goes on. With so many options, why should you buy CBD drinks and shots? Here are three reasons. 

Sustained effects 

Sometimes, you need CBD’s effects to really last. Perhaps this is to deal with chronic symptoms, or maybe you only have limited opportunities to dose up. In either case, sustained effects become the order of the day, and that’s exactly what CBD beverages have to offering.

A stimulating CBD drink in the morning will help invigorate you throughout the day, while a relaxing CBD drink will keep you calm throughout the evening and help you drift off to sleep. CBD has this effect when you drink it because of the edible-like absorption. 

The cannabinoids enter the bloodstream steadily, as opposed to all at once. Active levels of CBD accumulate slowly in the body, and continue to provide relief for several hours.

Maximum discretion

When you’re on a plane or sitting at your office desk, explaining to someone that you’re taking a hemp-infused product could get a little tricky. We both know it won’t get you high, but not everyone is up to speed with CBD – and sometimes, arguing just isn’t worth the hassle!

That’s why it helps to have a product as discreet as possible. Enter CBD-infused drinks. These don’t have the intense aroma associated with some CBD products. Not will you draw much attention to yourself when drinking it. As far as anyone else is concerned, it’s just another soft drink! For total peace of mind when taking CBD, beverages are ideal.

Infused with other therapeutic ingredients 

CBD beverages are often about more than just the CBD, as you’ll soon see with some of the drinks in our store. With this type of product, it’s easy to throw in lots of other natural and beneficial ingredients to create a melting pot. 

For example, some drinks contain energizing ingredients to get your day off to the perfect start, while others have relaxing ingredients like melatonin to help bring it to a calming close. If you’re looking for an all-encompassing experience that’s about more than just CBD, make sure you check out hemp-infused drinks.

Introducing CBD drinks at 

When picking a CBD drink or shot for our store, we look for quality, quality and more quality. That’s why we only opt for trusted brands that are open about how they make CBD. And we also love to see companies that add a special twist to their products, enhancing the benefits of CBD and a product’s overall effects. Take a look at the best we have to offer! 

CBD Drink ECOShot 

CBD DRinkThe ECOShots are CBD beverages from the renowned CBD Drip brand. CBD Drip has established itself as a major player in the CBD market, with a testing procedure that leaves no stone unturned. ECOShot batches are sent off for regular analysis, so you know the lab reports you’re reading are relevant and up to date. 

There are two types of ECOShot: Focused Energy and Chill Relaxation. Both come with more than 25mg of full-spectrum hemp extract in a 2oz bottle, and can be enjoyed in single or multiple servings. You can buy either of these shots separately or in packs of 12 for better value! 

In addition to CBD, Focused Energy also contains taurine, caffeine, L-arginine, L-carnitine and many more ingredients that promote stimulation without the jitteriness and anxiety that other energy drinks are notorious for. 

Meanwhile, Chill Relaxation has a beautiful blend of CBD extract, calming GABA, L-theanine, kava and more, with a gorgeous grape flavor. This shot is ideal when you want to destress after a long day at work, or get yourself into sleep mode. 

active cbd coffeeActive CBD Oil – CBD Infused Coffee

This Colombian Supremo CBD-Infused Coffee from Active CBD Oil is the perfect way to energize yourself for the day ahead. A broad-spectrum, THC-free product, this CBD-infused coffee is more effective than regular CBD, without posing any drug test problems. 

Active CBD Oil’s medium roast, ground coffee has a complex flavor, combining chocolate, caramel, almonds and grapefruit. We stock this coffee in two sizes: 2oz with 125mg of CBD, and 8oz with 500mg of CBD. The potency of each product is exactly the same – the bigger pack just works out cheaper! 

With CBD-infused coffee, you can enjoy a discreet and warming CBD experience at home, in the workplace and anywhere else you can get your hands on a cup of hot water! This product is especially helpful if you’re suffering from fatigue or concentration issues. The caffeine content could leave you liable to the jitters, though, so be careful if you have anxiety. 

Hempzilla CBD ShotHempzilla CBD Shot 

The Hempzilla CBD Shot contains a phyto-cannabinoid rich (PCR) hemp oil, filtered water, stevia leaf extract and natural flavors. These come together to provide a high-potency CBD experience, described by Hempzilla as a “Deep Fresh Chill”. 

Each single-serving tube holds 18ml of liquid, and also features relaxing L-theanine. Like all Hempzilla products, the CBD Shot is made with organic, non-GMO, CO2-extracted hemp extract, and doesn’t have any THC. The Shot is available separately, and in packs of 3, 6 and 12. 

Exploring CBD drinks benefits 

But just how helpful are CBD drinks, and just what are they useful for? Firstly, it doesn’t matter how you take your CBD – as long as you’ve taken an appropriate dose, it should have an effect. As mentioned already, CBD drinks have comparable effects to edibles.

However, CBD drinks are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for medicinal purposes. Indeed, the FDA doesn’t even regulate the industry. Therefore, CBD companies cannot legally sell their products as medicines, having to market them as supplements instead.

But if you’re reading this post, you’re probably interested in CBD’s potential therapeutic effects. Scientists have started to seriously consider CBD for a range of conditions in recent years, although so far the compound has only proven clinically effective for epileptic seizures.

However, lots of research is taking place around the world, with some fascinating results, and we would be silly to ignore it. Just keep in mind our articles are purely educational, and should not be taken as medical advice. If you need medical help, always contact a doctor!

Enhanced mental health?

There’s no doubt society needs some fresh mental health treatments to help deal with anxiety, depression and more. Over the past few decades, many new drugs have emerged before ultimately flattering to deceive. So, will CBD be any different?

The good news is CBD works in ways we haven’t seen from any previously-studied compounds. Cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system (ECS) have been some of the most profound discoveries in biological research in generations. 

The ECS manages our mood via CB1 receptors in the brain. CBD doesn’t directly engage with these receptors, but boosts active amounts of anandamide, an antidepressant endocannabinoid that does. This may partially explain the mood improvements some report getting from CBD. A reduction in brain inflammation – thanks to CBD – may produce sustained antidepressant effects.

Surveys regularly show anxiety as a leading reason for consuming CBD products. And current evidence suggests CBD could be effective, although you may need a high dose for it to have a meaningful effect. 

In addition, CBD drinks may be most effective for chronic anxiety symptoms since the effects are not instant. For acute social anxiety, tinctures and e-liquids are more likely to alleviate symptoms and preserve a good quality of life. 

CBD’s calming properties bode well for reducing stress, and the cannabinoid may decrease blood cortisol levels. Keeping stress at bay is more vital than ever, given the accumulating evidence that it’s an underlying cause of several common illnesses. 

The anti-psychoactive effects of CBD are fascinating in the context of psychosis and schizophrenia. Some research indicates that CBD’s novel interactions may have an antipsychotic impact, while causing fewer side effects than existing drugs.

Better physical health? 

Can CBD improve your physical well-being? Lots of people take CBD products to reduce pain, although their effectiveness is unclear. That so many take them suggest CBD drinks and other products could help, although without clinical evidence we don’t know for sure. 

From existing research, we can deduce that the ECS regulates pain, hence why CBD may have a regulating effect on pain. Anandamide, the endocannabinoid that CBD helps boost, has analgesic effects. In regard to CBD drinks, these products are preferable for chronic pain because of the extended, edible-like effects. 

Some ECS studies suggest that dysregulation in the system may explain fibromyalgia, migraines and other conditions. The theory of Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency, proposed by Dr Ethan Russo, argues that some people simply don’t generate enough endocannabinoids for their ECS to work smoothly. There may potentially be a role for cannabinoids in managing this dysfunction, and dealing with the root causes of the aforementioned illnesses. 

CBD also has anti-inflammatory properties, working in an entirely different way to existing drugs. By relieving inflammation via CB2 receptors in the ECS, CBD may alleviate arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), coeliac disease and more. Regulating inflammation and the immune system could also help treat numerous autoimmune diseases. 

This is all super exciting, and CBD’s immense potential stems from the fact that researchers are studying a new system with seemingly profound implications for our health. More studies, more data and more discoveries should help paint a clearer picture of CBD’s true role. 

A guide to CBD water 

CBD water products have emerged over the past few years, with manufacturers touting the amazing effects of nanotechnology. The idea behind nanotechnology in CBD water is that as CBD molecules are large, difficult to absorb and not water-soluble, they need to be broken down to increase bioavailability and increase effectiveness. 

Nanotechnology may also help improve the spread of CBD around the body so the effects are felt system-wide. It may also help with speed of delivery, which can sometimes be an issue with CBD drinks. 

All in all, the higher bioavailability and extra potency produced by nanotechnology means that users could get the same effects with much smaller doses. At the moment, CBD is fairly inefficient because of the low bioavailability, and nanotechnology for products like CBD water could offer much better value for consumers!

There’s a long way to go before the full potential of nanotechnology and CBD water is realized. But researchers and companies are keen to make progress in this field. The CBD drinks and shots marketed could be transformed in the future if nanotechnology becomes a reality, and not just a gimmick. 

Are CBD drinks safe?

Yes, CBD oil drinks are completely safe. CBD is a relatively benign substance with few adverse effects. Compared to the psychoactive THC found in cannabis, CBD does not cause any intoxication, hallucinations, anxiety or paranoia. Indeed, as we’ve discussed, CBD may have a variety of therapeutic effects. 

Taking CBD – even in huge concentrations – cannot trigger an overdose. CBD may interact with other medications, however. If you are on a current prescription, consult with your doctor before taking CBD drinks. 

The FDA does not regulate CBD drinks, which can create quality, purity and safety problems. However, there’s a simple way to avoid these. Only purchase CBD drinks from trusted vendors, and from brands that submit drinks for independent lab testing. Even easier, just buy from, where we’ve carefully selected the best CBD drinks and shots.

How do you make CBD drinks?

This guide focuses mainly on ready-made CBD drinks, beverages and shots. So, you don’t have to do anything to enjoy the benefits! But you can technically make your own infused drinks by adding other CBD products into your water or morning coffee. 

We suggest mixing in one of our tincture oils! But remember, if you use a full-spectrum product, it will give your drink a strong hemp flavor! 

How much CBD is in a drink?

Different CBD drinks have different amounts of CBD. The exact dosage can usually be found on the drink itself or any product packaging. If, for any reason, this information isn’t provided, get in touch with the manufacturer for more information. 

What does a CBD drink do?

CBD drinks provide the effects of CBD – and any other natural therapeutic ingredients present – in an easy-to-take and lasting fashion. CBD drink effects tend to last several hours because the body absorbs the cannabinoids slowly, rather than all at once. For more details on CBD’s potential health benefits, scroll further up and check out the physical and mental health sections.

Are CBD drinks effective?

This depends on who you ask, but CBD products in general are enormously popular now in the United States and abroad. Up to 15% of the adult population use CBD products of some kind, per a 2019 study from the US polling giant Gallup. 

CBD drinks have as much promise as any other CBD product. With beverages and shots, the CBD is absorbed into the bloodstream similarly to capsules, syrups and edibles. 

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If you want to make taking CBD as simple as possible, then CBD drinks are definitely the way to go. Ready-made and with a set dosage, CBD drinks allow you to dose up anywhere, right down to the milligram. Sure, they may work out a little more expensive compared to other CBD products, but that price tag is worth it for the convenience! 

We have CBD drinks for sale from Hempzilla, CBD Drip and Active CBD Oil, and are keeping our eyes peeled for more high-quality products to add soon! So keep checking back! And if you have already tried one of our CBD drinks or shots, why not leave a comment and tell us your thoughts? We’d love to hear from you, and so would our readers! 

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Why CBD Vape Juice is the Best CBD for You (2020 Review)

Do you need rapid CBD relief? Do you want a safer alternative than smoking? Do you want a tasty and relaxing CBD experience? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then CBD vape juice may be the perfect type of CBD for you. 

Vaping has never been more popular in the United States or around the world. Introduced first as a healthier substitute to tobacco smoking, vaping has since had a seismic impact on the CBD market. Many top brands manufacture e-liquids, including CBD Genesis, Koi CBD, CBDistillery, Hempzilla and CBD For the People. 

We have a massive selection of premium CBD e-liquids at We’ll be exploring our best-sellers in detail in this CBD vape juice review. We’ll also explore the differences between the various forms of CBD e-liquids available, cover some possible benefits, and answer several key questions. 

We hope this guide will become your new CBD vape juice bible! Feel free to use the Table of Contents below to navigate this post, and don’t miss our special CBD vape juice coupon code! 

Is vaping safe? 

Before we start discussing CBD and our vape juice collection, we know there’s probably one big question on your mind: “Is vaping safe?” 

If you have read much about vaping in the media recently, you’re probably pretty concerned. There have been some scary stories of people getting serious illnesses and even dying from vaping. But what’s actually going on?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted a study in late 2019, and have found vitamin E acetate the culprit – all 29 lung fluid samples contained this ingredient. Illegal manufacturers appear to have been adding vitamin E acetate into vape cartridges as a carrier oil and sweetener, which is then getting stuck in the lungs and causing respiratory problems. 

Vitamin E acetate is legal, but was never intended for vaping, and legit vape companies don’t use it. But this incident highlights the dangers of fake and bootlegged e-liquids, and just emphasizes how important it is to buy good quality products. 

This is sometimes difficult in an unregulated market like CBD, but third-party lab tests help screen out the good brands from the fakes. You should only ever buy CBD products from companies that conform with independent testing requirements, which are becoming standard across the industry. 

As for the health effects of vaping, it’s not completely safe, but a lot less risky than smoking. We’ll be going into more detail about that later in the guide! 

CBD explained 

CBD is just about everywhere nowadays – in the news media, in your local health and wellness stores, and probably all over your social media feeds. But what exactly is it? Here’s a quick recap if the CBD hype has passed you by! 

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of many special compounds from cannabis plants known as cannabinoids, and produces no psychoactive effects. CBD levels are outnumbered by psychoactive THC in many cannabis strains, with industrial hemp the crucial exception. The high CBD to THC ratio makes hemp an ideal source of CBD. 

CBD products are effective in the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS), which are composed of endocannabinoids and cannabinoid receptors. CBD has a profound effect on the system, although a subtle one which researchers are still just scratching the surface with. Studies show that CBD works to regulate ECS activity, without directly binding to receptors. This novel approach explains why CBD won’t get you “high”. 

Hemp products were legalized in the US in the early 2010s, creating a gap in the market for CBD supplements such as e-liquids. An updated version of the Farm Bill in 2018 confirmed the legal status of hemp-based CBD products with less than 0.3% THC. 

CBD-isolate vape juice 

These popular e-liquids contain a pure CBD extract, with not a hint of THC in sight. Since they have just CBD, isolate vape juices don’t offer the benefits of secondary cannabinoids, terpenes or flavonoids. However, a slightly reduced therapeutic value is generally a small price to pay for total drug test security – tests only screen for THC. 

In addition, some CBD users are happier with a THC-free product for personal reasons, or because they are concerned a small amount of THC will reduce the beneficial effects. For example, the science suggests THC worsens anxiety symptoms. 

CBD-isolate e-liquids are a little cheaper than other vape juices as a result, and don’t have the strong hempy flavor of full-spectrum products. However, some brands make CBD vape juices with terpenes, to recreate the authentic taste and brings extra benefits without adding any THC. 

Broad-spectrum CBD vape juice 

These CBD e-liquids are THC-free, but come with a full array of secondary cannabinoids, and usually terpenes and flavonoids, too. CBD is the primary non-psychoactive cannabinoid in hemp, but cannabigerol (CBG), cannabichromene (CBC), cannabinol (CBN), cannabidivarin (CBDV) and more are all touted as having impressive uses. 

Broad-spectrum vape juices are an excellent way of maxing out hemp’s benefits, while keeping a product completely non-psychoactive. Because of the more complex extraction method, broad-spectrum e-liquids are a bit more expensive than CBD-isolate vape juices. 

Full-spectrum CBD vape juice 

Full-spectrum e-liquids leave no expense scared, and give you absolutely everything from the hemp plant. That’s a hefty quantity of CBD, a full set of secondary cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids, and a dash of THC. Full-spectrum vape juices are completely legal, and considered the most effective CBD products for most users. 

When all these hemp compounds interact with each other, the unique ‘entourage effect’ can occur. This remarkable synergistic effect makes CBD more potent and helpful than when taken on its own. Full-spectrum advocates argue hemp and cannabis should be left in its natural form, and not meddled with, using the entourage effect to make their case. 

Depending on the terpenes present, full-spectrum e-liquids may be stimulating, relaxing or balanced in their effects. These e-juices carry a higher price tag than other CBD vape juices, and because of the THC presence, cannot guarantee a clean drug test. That said, a fail is still highly improbable, unless you’re dosing heavily and regularly. 

CBD vape juice additives

Additives or boosters are highly-potent CBD e-liquids designed for mixing with regular non-CBD vape juices. Such e-liquids are normally flavorless so to not affect the flavor of your e-liquid mix. Additives work well with both nicotine and standard e-liquids, and are technically compatible with CBD e-liquids, too. Although if you want more strength, it’s easier to just buy a more potent CBD vape juice! 

Does CBD e-liquid make you high?

No, CBD e-liquid does not make you high, whether you’re taking a CBD-isolate, broad-spectrum or full-spectrum product. The cannabis “high” comes from THC, and is actually reduced by CBD. 

You may be wondering if it’s possible to get high from full-spectrum products since these have a little THC. But with such a low THC content (less than 0.3%) and the rich amount of CBD, you simply won’t get intoxicated, even with a huge dose. The authorities knew what they were doing when they set the THC limit at 0.3%! 

How does vaping CBD make you feel?

Everyone has a unique experience with vaping CBD, with effects also dependent on how much you take. But let’s generalize a little. Small doses are commonly reported as energizing, with users noting benefits to concentration levels and alertness. In contrast, higher doses are much more calming and relaxing for the mind and body. These polarizing effects are possible because CBD is a biphasic substance. 

CBD’s effects from vaping are more potent than from most other CBD products. The cannabinoids reach the bloodstream extremely quickly, hence why the effects are so rapid. Sativa-dominant vape juices are stimulating, indica-dominant vape juices are soothing, while hybrids work a treat when you want the best of both. 

Not to mention, the very act of taking 10 minutes out of your day to chill out and vape is calming in itself. In a similar way to how smokers can find smoking relaxing, vaping is great for taking the edge off things, especially when you’re feeling stressed!  

Can you use CBD in a normal vape?

Yes, providing you have a standard e-liquid. Most CBD vape juices contain a CBD extract, and either one or a combination of propylene glycol (PG) and vegetable glycerin (VG). These classic carrier oils are also found in nicotine e-liquids. 

Just confirm that your device is suitable for your intended e-liquid before making a purchase! All vape juices featured at come with a full ingredients list!  

4 reasons to use CBD vape juice 

The CBD industry is nothing if not extensive! But when you can choose from hemp flower, capsules, edibles, concentrates, creams, syrups, drinks and more, why should you opt for vape juices? CBD e-liquids are not for everybody, and different products have different advantages and downsides. But here are four reasons to go for e-liquids. 

Quick relief

Imagine you’re out and about, and become overwhelmed by a bout of sudden, throbbing pain. You’re in absolute agony and your movement becomes impaired. You need relief, and you need it fast. You pull out your vaporizer, take a few draws on your favorite CBD vape juice, and within a couple of minutes, that agonising pain dissolves, leaving you free to continue your day. 

This near-instant relief is a vital benefit of CBD vaping that no other product delivers (except for smoking hemp). Inhalation is the quickest way to get CBD into your body. Tissues in the lungs absorb the CBD directly into your bloodstream, preserving potency by skipping the first-pass metabolism. Vaping ensures CBD’s effects peak in just a few minutes, and produce relief for around three hours. And with the convenience of vaping, you can always top up when needed!

Less harmful than smoking 

We noted that smoking also gives you a speedy CBD experience. And if you are a happy smoker, check out our awesome range of CBD flower products – our range is growing all the time. 

But for the more health conscious, who don’t want smoke in their lungs, vaping stands alone as a way of getting a comparable experience, sans the negative health effects. The major difference between vaping and smoking is that the former doesn’t burn the substance, meaning you won’t breathe a ton of cancer-causing carcinogens into your lungs. Nor will you clog up your lungs with tar. 

Perhaps you’re a sceptic, or aren’t convinced that vaping is safer than smoking. We’re certainly still learning about the health effects of vaping, particularly in the long-term. But the evidence base for this bold claim is building all the time. Take this Public Health England study from 2015 for example, which found vaping reduces smoking harms by as much as 95%! 

As a means of harm reduction, vaping serves its purpose. But if you still don’t want to vape, we suggest CBD tincture oils, for an experience that’s almost as efficient with no health downsides whatsoever! 

Works as an e-liquid and tincture 

Vaping is fairly discreet, especially in comparison to smoking. However, vaping isn’t possible everywhere, such as in certain public spaces. So, what can you do when you need your hit of CBD but can’t take your vape out for a quick puff? It’s simple: use your vape juice as a tincture. 

In all CBD e-liquid products, the CBD is already in its active form, having been converted during the extraction process. This means you can enjoy the benefits of CBD e-liquid without having to heat it again. Therefore, taking a CBD-infused vape juice under the tongue would produce an experience comparable to consuming a standard CBD tincture.

This lowkey consumption method is nice to have up your sleeve at work, when with friends, or even when flying. Sometimes, you just can’t wait for your CBD – and with versatile e-liquids, you don’t have to! 

Massive product variety 

We’ve already discussed CBD-isolate, broad-spectrum and full-spectrum CBD vape juices – and that still only scratches the surface. Vapers are spoilt for choice with e-liquids, and can choose from several famous CBD-rich strains. Some brands have even introduced high-potency e-liquids combining CBD and other cannabinoids.

The hemp plant’s astonishing complexity lends itself to more innovation in the coming years. As the CBD market continues to expand, expect companies to conjure up more unique creations in a bid to get an edge over their rivals.                

Comprehensive CBD vape juice review 

As our website name suggests, CBD vape juices are our speciality! We’re always keeping on top of our CBD vape juice collection, to ensure we bring you the best of the best. When looking for a CBD e-liquid to stock, we seek out brands that have transparent manufacturing practices. 

Submitting products for independent assessment from a third-party lab is an essential requirement. Because CBD products are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the responsibility falls on CBD companies to show that their products are what they say are, and most importantly, that they are safe for consumption. As of early 2020, the only way to get this assurance is through third-party lab tests. 

This section covers six of the best CBD vape juices for sale on our store. More products can be found on the store itself, along with full descriptions for each product. Now, let’s get stuck in. 

CBD Genesis E-Liquids 

CBD vape juiceOur own brand CBD Genesis E-Liquids are wildly popular with our customers, and are among the best-selling CBD products in the entire store! CBD Genesis vape juices contain an organic, full-spectrum hemp extract for maximum therapeutic value, mixed into a vegetable glycerin carrier oil for a sweet finish. All our e-liquids are nicotine-free and do not contain vitamin E acetate. 

We stock CBD Genesis E-Liquid in six strengths: 100mg, 350mg, 550mg, 1000mg, 1500mg and 2000mg. All vape juices come in 30ml bottles with a dropper that holds up to 1ml of e-liquid. The most potent e-liquids are perfect if you aren’t getting enough relief from standard CBD products. Meanwhile, the low-strength options are ideal for first-timers, and if you want the wakefulness and concentration boosts CBD has to offer. 

This product works as a vape juice, vape additive and as a tincture oil. A favorite for many years, if you want a reliable full-spectrum e-liquid to get your feet wet with vaping, our CBD Genesis range is the ideal place to start. For all lab reports, head over to the product page and click on the ‘Lab Tests’ tab.  

Koi CBD Vape Juice 

Now an established player in the CBD scene, Koi CBD makes a range of e-liquids in various potencies and flavors. These vape juices contain CBD-isolate extract and a mixture of vegetable glycerin and propylene glycol, for sweetness and enhanced vapor production. All products meet our lab-testing requirements, and are free from pesticides and vitamin E acetate.

Just starting out with CBD vaping? The 100mg e-liquids are a great choice. But if you have more experience, the 250mg, 500mg and CBD vape juice 1000mg products may be more to your liking. We stock five flavored vape juices from Koi CBD, as well as a ‘White’ flavorless vape additive. These include Watermelon, Green Apple Sour, Strawberry Milkshake and Vanilla Caramel Custard. Koi CBD e-liquids consist of a natural and artificial flavoring blend. 

Hemplucid Vape/Drip

hemplucid vapeHemplucid has its sights set on becoming an industry leader, always going the extra mile to develop unique and higher quality CBD products. And these lofty ambitions have certainly paid off with the Hemplucid Vape/Drip, an e-liquid and tincture oil that delivers an authentic hemp experience. 

Hemplucid uses a special full-spectrum extract, taken from hemp plants that are bred to contain higher levels of CBDV, CBG, CBC and other secondary cannabinoids. Alongside a full palate of terpenes and flavonoids, and Hemplucid have arguably the best CBD vape juice available today. 

But the benefits don’t end there. Before being added to the e-liquid, the hemp extract is dewaxed, ultra-refined and binded to vegetable glycerin for higher bioavailability. And, of course, the Hemplucid Vape/Drip is fully organic, pesticide and solvent-free, has less than 0.3% THC and no vitamin E acetate.  

The Hemplucid Vape/Drip comes in 30ml bottles and four potencies: 150mg, 300mg, 500mg and a punchy 1500mg. The terpenes and flavonoids promote a natural, earthy hemp taste, and the amped-up cannabinoid profile helps bring out the ‘entourage effect’. Hemplucid leaves no stone unturned in making premium CBD products. If you want an effective and consistent full-spectrum vape juice, this is a brilliant pick. 

Flavored CBD E-Liquid by Genesis

Want more flavor from your CBD experience? Our CBD Genesis Flavored CBD E-Liquids are not to be missed. These chubby 100ml bottles hold 1000mg of CBD-isolate, a blend of propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin, and a mixture of natural and artificial flavorings. We don’t use any nicotine or vitamin E acetate in our e-liquids, so there’s no risk of addiction or vaping illness. 

We currently stock these vape juices in two flavors: Strawberry Apple and Blue Raspberry Candy. As we’ve used a CBD-isolate extract, there’s no strong hempy flavor affecting the taste, and not even a dash of THC, so you’ll be just fine on drug tests. For more information, check out the product page for this e-liquid and the accompanying lab reports. 

Free the LeafFree the Leaf CBD E-Liquid

‘Free the Leaf’ is a line of vaping products from the well-respected Green Roads CBD brand. Since entering the industry a few years ago, Green Roads have been laser-focused on making top-shelf CBD products, created to pharmacist standard. This attention to detail and quality priority has paid dividends, and now Green Roads is moving into vaping, too! 

Free the Leaf CBD E-Liquid contains CO2 extracted hemp, and an infusion of propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin, and essentially, no vitamin E acetate. Green Roads sells these vape juices in 30ml bottles, in strengths of 200mg and 400mg. Choose between Watermelon Mint, Tropical Mango, and Strawberries & Cream. For pure and fruity vape sessions, Free the Leaf E-Liquids have you covered. 

Hempzilla Vape JuiceHempzilla CBD Vape Juice 

Hempzilla products are one of the most recent additions to our store, and we’re big fans of how they go about making CBD. Vaping is just one of many areas Hempzilla is involved with, and their e-liquids contain a proprietary CBD blend and all-natural flavorings. 

Hempzilla doesn’t use any nicotine, THC or vitamin E acetate in its vape juices, and uses hemp grown and sourced from Colorado, under the state’s Department of Agriculture Program. So you know you’re getting quality! Hempzilla vape juices also come with a six-month no separation guarantee. 

We already have a broad selection of Hempzilla vape juices for sale. The five flavors available are Berry Wild, Loop Milk, Strawberry Gelato, Tango Mango and Watermelon Ice – all of these come in strengths of 150mg, 300mg and 600mg. 

Can CBD improve your health?

CBD’s health effects have come under plenty of scrutiny in recent times, as these products have grown in popularity. But with the internet how it is today, and misinformation and fake news rife, it’s not easy to decipher true from false, and fact from fiction. Some will tell you that CBD is a cure for everything, while others will tell you it doesn’t do anything. But what does the research really say about CBD?

First off, it’s important to remember that CBD products have not acquired FDA regulation, and are not marketed as medication. The only exception is Epidiolex, a pure CBD spray from GW Pharmaceuticals prescribed for rare epileptic conditions. Our CBD products are simply supplements, and we make no explicit health claims about any CBD vape juices available on this site. 

However, many people are buying CBD and self-medicating with products. Studies show wide-ranging promise for CBD, in terms of physical and mental health. As we delve into this research, remember that if you need medical assistance, you should always contact a doctor. This article is written for educational and entertainment purposes only. 

How CBD vaping may enhance physical well-being 

Vaping strikes as the most effective way of using CBD to combat pain, because of the quickly-felt effects. But research is inconclusive on whether CBD actually works for pain. That hasn’t stopped millions of people from around the USA buying CBD for pain relief, as indicated by data from the polling giant Gallup

Considering that many report getting brilliant results with CBD for pain, it’s definitely worth trying vaping products. But due to the lack of evidence, it’s not yet clear whether CBD really reduces pain, or if there’s just a big placebo effect. That said, we know that CBD interacts in the endocannabinoid system and with vanilloid receptors, both of which influence pain regulation.

We have more evidence that CBD may be helpful for inflammatory conditions, and perhaps even autoimmune diseases. Studies into how the ECS works have revealed a fascinating link between this system and the body’s immune system. Research suggests CB2 receptors are targeted by cannabinoids and endocannabinoids to regulate inflammation by sending immunomodulatory signals. 

Sounds complicated? Let’s break it down. If CBD helps control inflammation, this could help decrease the severity of arthritis, inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBD) and possibly even allergies. Regulating inflammation also bodes well for the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. 

The next steps for researchers are to look at CBD’s effects on these conditions directly, and understand the mechanisms in which CBD works. Vaping is an attractive method of alleviating inflammation flare-ups, thanks to the superfast onset of effects. 

How CBD vaping may boost mental health 

One thing is certain: doctors are desperate for new tools to tackle anxiety, depression and other pressing mental health issues. Current medication may be effective for some, but don’t work for anybody and often cause nasty side effects. Already, ECS research is highlighting that there is another system in the body that influences our psychological well-being. 

CBD’s chemical interactions are subtle, but boosting levels of the endocannabinoid anandamide is key to many of its purported effects. Anandamide has antidepressant qualities, which come through activating CB1 receptors in the brain. CBD’s anti-inflammatory effects may also extend to the brain. New research suggests neurological repair may help reduce depressive symptoms. 

CBD could also take the sword to anxiety, by enhancing GABA activity in the brain. The GABA neurotransmitter is crucial for calm, and CBD helps increase GABA’s presence by acting upon GABA-A receptors. CBD may alleviate anxiety through a serotonin receptor mechanism, too. Researchers have trialled large CBD doses for social anxiety with encouraging results. 

In addition, CBD could be a powerful stress-buster, and even manage psychosis and schizophrenia with fewer side effects. A handful of studies have found promise for CBD as an addiction treatment, and also for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, it’s important to note that good initial trials don’t always translate into firm clinical evidence! 

Can you mix CBD vape juice with nicotine? 

Yes, CBD e-liquids are perfectly compatible with nicotine e-liquids. And some people are actually doing this to great effect! Nicotine is associated with increased alertness and concentration levels. These stimulating effects pair well with low doses of CBD, which has similar properties. 

It’s possible that a CBD-nicotine combo could help you during those long, hard days in the office when the work is piling up. Or perhaps you want a nice vaping tonic to wake you up in the mornings. Or maybe you’re a student who needs something that helps with maintaining focus over long periods.  

CBD vape juice vs nicotine 

Unsure whether CBD or a nicotine e-liquid is best for enhancing your focus, and don’t want to mix the two? Let’s run through the qualities of each. 

Nicotine vaping helps with concentration, and nowadays, you can enjoy the substance much more safely since you don’t have to smoke it! However, nicotine is highly addictive. What may start out as a two-or-three-times-a-day thing could quickly balloon into something much more regular. Vaping health risks are much less significant than smoking, but you may not want to be attached to your vape all day long! 

In contrast, CBD vape juices are non-addictive, yet appear to provide the same focus-boosting properties that nicotine does. And furthermore, CBD isn’t just non-addictive, but studies looking at the cannabinoid’s effects on the opioid system have found it may help to alleviate addictive tendencies by interfering with the body’s reward system.

If you’re already a nicotine vaper, stirring in a little CBD e-liquid could make a big difference. Not only will you enjoy pretty much the same effect, but you may be able to lower your nicotine consumption – a win-win! 

How many puffs of CBD should I take for anxiety?

There is no exact specified CBD dose for anxiety. However, existing research suggests it’s better to go higher than lower when looking to calm your brain. A 2011 study on CBD and social anxiety gave participants a huge 600mg dose via capsules. CBD activates much faster when vaped, and bioavailability is also higher as the first-pass metabolism is bypassed. 

However, you’ll still probably be best served by a high-strength CBD e-liquid, such as the CBD Genesis 2000mg vape juice. If you haven’t tried CBD before, beginning with a low dosage and steadily increasing it works well for a couple of reasons. 

Firstly, this approach means you’ll ever end up taking more than you need! Secondly, you won’t overwhelm yourself with CBD’s relaxing effects, which become magnified with higher dosages. Keep a log of when you take CBD, how much you take and how it makes you feel. This way, it’s easy to adjust the dose until you get it just right. You can record your dosage via milligrams or simply by how many puffs you take – whatever’s easiest for you! 

Can you take too much CBD?

No, you cannot overdose on CBD. To take a line from the World Health Organization, CBD is “generally well-tolerated with a good safety profile.” There is limited research on people taking huge CBD doses, although doses in excess of 1000mg have been found to produce no notable adverse effects. That’s not to say some don’t experience side effects from CBD vape juice, but these cannot be attributed to the dosage itself. 

Of course, that doesn’t mean it makes sense to take more than you need. Even if a CBD vape juice is cheap, regularly taking more than necessary will hit your wallet over time! Following the steps in the previous answer about gradually upping your dosage will help you find a sweet spot with CBD e-liquids. 

Is CBD vape juice addictive?

No, pure CBD vape juice has no addictive properties. However, nicotine and THC can cause addiction at different rates. Be aware of this if you plan on blending your CBD e-liquid with either of these. If you vape CBD over a long period and then decide to stop with immediate effect, you’ll probably miss it for a few days, but you won’t endure any physical cravings.

Can I drink alcohol while taking CBD vape juice?

No adverse reactions have been reported with taking CBD and alcohol together. As CBD doesn’t induce any psychoactive effects, you won’t endanger yourself by vaping CBD while drinking. However, if you do choose to combine the two, taking some precautions is advisable.

CBD could actually help to limit cell damage caused by alcohol consumption, with research showing CBD reduces alcohol concentration in the blood. In addition, CBD’s potential anti-addictive properties could help ward off alcohol dependence problems. However, this is simply an assumption going by what we know about alcohol and CBD.

Very high CBD dosages are super relaxing, and an alcoholic beverage may enhance these effects further. It’s feasible that mixing the two could give you a better night’s sleep! Although this isn’t exactly something we can endorse! 

In summary, drinking alcohol while vaping CBD e-liquid isn’t a red flag, and you’ll probably be absolutely fine. Just take it easy and avoid any strenuous activities! 

How long does CBD vape juice stay in your system?

CBD is generally removed from the body within two to five days of consumption. However, it’s possible for CBD to stay in the body for several weeks. But neither is a major concern, given drug tests don’t look for CBD as it doesn’t cause any intoxicating effects. 

However, full-spectrum CBD vape juices that contain a little THC may be more problematic. Research shows CBD stays in the body for several weeks. So, even though you aren’t getting any psychoactive effects, the compound will still accumulate in the body. Vaping full-spectrum CBD heavily and often could theoretically make you fail a drug test. 

Can I drive after taking CBD vape juice?

There are no federal or state laws about driving after taking CBD (although there are with cannabis!). CBD doesn’t intoxicate you so isn’t likely to impair your motor control and affect your ability to drive. However, we’ve discussed that large CBD doses are mentally and physically calming, which is not so good if you want to drive. 

It all comes down to how you feel after a dose. Some people feel fine after a 50mg dose, while others feel sleepy. As when taking prescription medication, only drive if you’re comfortable, and always take precautions. 

Always wait at least half an hour after vaping so you can fully judge the effects of your dose, and whether you’re able to drive. If you have any doubts, these alone could affect your driving ability, so it’s best to stay off the road. 

But if you feel fine, there’s nothing in the law yet about driving after CBD. However, the CBD market is still emerging and lawmakers are playing catch-up, so this may change in the future. 

What does CBD vape juice do to your brain?

CBD – and other cannabinoids – have profound effects on the brain, no matter how you consume them (except for topicals which stay in the skin). The compound enters the brain by passing through the blood-brain barrier, a semipermeable membrane that lets some compounds in, while keeping others out! 

CBD doesn’t have the intense psychoactive effects that are associated with its cannabinoid cousin, THC. But this non-intoxicating cannabinoid does have some more nuanced effects on the brain. CBD is linked with improved mood, appetite stimulation, and may reduce the body’s perception of pain by acting on the brain. CBD may also calm stress and anxiety levels, alleviate psychosis and schizophrenia and affect the brain’s reward system to combat addiction. 

It’s possible that CBD affects the brain in ways we are yet to explore. The brain is the most complex object in the known universe. CBD was only isolated in the early 1960s, while the endocannabinoid system wasn’t discovered until the 1990s! 

Think of scientists as modern-day explorers, pushing the boundaries of human understanding to see how our brains work, and how various compounds affect them. That research is just getting started with CBD, and it could be years before we have a complete picture! 

Does CBD e-liquid interfere with any medications?

Yes, vaping CBD may interfere with your prescription medications. Studies show the cannabinoid inhibits activity among enzymes in the cytochrome P450 system. Enzymes are responsible for metabolizing (deactivating) drugs in the body. By stopping these enzymes from working, CBD effectively increases the dose of your medication. This may cause problems. 

Several drug classes are metabolized by enzymes from the cytochrome P450 system, including antihistamines, anti-epileptics, immune modulators, beta blockers, antidepressants, antibiotics and antipsychotics. 

If you’re currently taking any of these drugs, there are two options. You could decide not to take CBD altogether until your treatment plan is over. Or you could consult with your doctor on the best way to proceed – if they are familiar with CBD, they may suggest altering your dosage. 

However, you should never attempt to change your dose without the advice of a medical expert. Always seek authentic advice from a trained professional, as opposed to looking online. 

Where to find CBD vape juice that tastes like weed 

Weed tastes like weed because of terpenes. These aroma molecules – which include myrcene, linalool, limonene, eucalyptol, terpinolene and beta-caryophyllene – contribute to the scent and taste of both cannabis and hemp strains. 

Therefore, if you’re set on getting a genuine hemp or weed-like flavor from your CBD vaping, you’ll need an e-liquid with terpenes. Full-spectrum CBD vape juices fit the bill as these do not exclude any hemp compounds. You’ll get all the terpenes and flavonoids, which come together to recreate that complex and famous flavor. Our regular CBD Genesis E-Liquid is a fantastic full-spectrum option!

Finding CBD vape juice with no PG

Propylene glycol (PG) is an ingredient found in many CBD vape juices. PG helps make the vaping experience smoother and sweeter, but it’s not an absolute necessity. Some e-liquids are made exclusively with vegetable glycerin (VG) as the carrier oil, which also has a sweetening effect. 

If you’re seeking out the purest and healthiest vape product on the market, Vape Bright’s CBD cartridges spring to mind. These are pricier as the e-liquid comes in pre-filled, ready-to-vape cartridges, but the company uses a special formula to eliminate carrier oils and other unnecessary ingredients. We are proud to stock Vape Bright CBD cartridges at! 

Does CBD vape juice expire?

CBD vape juice should last for 12 to 24 months, although this may vary from product to product. Some companies – such as Hempzilla – have a six-month non-separation guarantee on its e-liquid products. 

However, if you don’t use your product for a year or more, it could decline in effectiveness, although it wouldn’t be a health risk. That considered, some products claim to have an indefinite lifespan. Check the product packaging for more information and get in touch with the manufacturer if you can’t find the details you’re looking for. 

There are steps you can take to preserve your CBD vape juice. Storing in cool conditions and out of direct sunlight will help prevent cannabinoid deterioration. 

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The blog is growing all the time. We’re glad to have you here, and look forward to bringing you more details about our products, CBD science and the development of the industry. It’s an exciting time to be a CBD user, with new manufacturers and products hitting the market thick and fast. Just recently, we’ve brought two new brands into our collection: Hempzilla and CBD For the People. 

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Final thoughts 

We take pride in offering the best of the best when it comes to CBD e-liquid. As the market expands, we’ll continue to search for the highest quality vape juices around, with a close eye on new entrants to the industry. In the near future, we anticipate even more innovative products becoming available which fully harness the potential of hemp.

As for CBD vaping, the 2020s should be a fascinating time. Vaping has established itself as an efficient and convenient way of dosing up on CBD, and is sometimes the only way for people to get genuine relief. 

After a rocky media patch in 2019, we’re confident that the positive truth about vaping is coming to light. And at, you can be sure that all products are carefully vetted for purity and quality before we add them to our collection. 

Are you a CBD vaper? Have you already used one of our e-liquids? We would love to hear more about your experiences vaping CBD-isolate, broad-spectrum or full-spectrum CBD. Spark a conversation and share your story with our readers by leaving a comment below. 

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CBD Cartridges: Why You Should Vape This Way in 2020

Want to get your daily dose of CBD more conveniently and effectively than ever before? Then CBD cartridges are calling your name. 

Vaping exploded in popularity in the 2010s, and its rise is set to continue in the 2020s. The same is true for CBD, which also came to the public’s attention just a few years ago. What’s so good about pre-filled vape cartridges? Vaping delivers CBD into the body and bloodstream more quickly than any other type of consumption. Such speedy relief can make all the difference, depending on why you’re taking CBD. 

In this mammoth guide to CBD vape cartridges, we’ll be looking at all the different cartridges available, with a review of the market’s top brands. We’ll also explore the potential therapeutic value of CBD cartridges, and answer your pressing questions about vaping, and cartridges in particular. Feel free to use the ‘Table of Contents’ to skip to the sections most relevant to you! 

Get up to speed with CBD 

Still not exactly sure what CBD is? Here’s a quick refresher. 

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring compound found in cannabis plants. Industrial hemp – a strain of cannabis sativa – is both a relatively rich source of CBD and legal in the United States. Unlike “normal” cannabis which has lots of THC, CBD products are non-psychoactive and don’t cause any intoxication. 

CBD initiates unique chemical reactions in the body, and specifically within the endocannabinoid system (ECS). This system is where all cannabinoids have their most significant effects. In general, CBD serves a regulatory role in the ECS, which in turn has positive benefits for our overall well-being. But we’ll get into the nuts and bolts of that later.

Now we’ve introduced hemp and CBD, let’s explore the different hemp-based CBD oil cartridges being sold legally right now. 

CBD-isolate cartridges

A ruling in the 2018 Farm Bill permits as much as 0.3% THC in hemp-derived CBD products. However, CBD-isolate cartridges go one step beyond, eliminating all THC – and indeed all other plant compounds, except for the CBD, of course! 

These pure CBD cartridges provide an extra layer of safety for those worried about intoxicating effects or failing drug tests. CBD-isolate products don’t have that familiar hemp flavor, either, as they don’t contain any terpenes or flavonoids. However, some brands do add isolated terpene profiles to CBD-isolate blends, with the purpose of embellishing flavor and effects. 

CBD-isolate cartridges are typically more affordable than full-spectrum hemp vape cartridges. However, these products are often a little less therapeutic, as CBD is the only beneficial compound present.  

Full-spectrum CBD cartridges

These cartridges incorporated all cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids and other potentially useful plant compounds. Nothing is left out of a full-spectrum extract, which is great if you want to sample everything in the hemp. 

Full-spectrum cartridges will have a little THC, although less than the legal limit – any respectable brand can confirm this with an independent lab report. However, because of the detectable THC, we cannot completely guarantee a clean drug test with these products. 

The additional cannabinoids – cannabigerol (CBG), cannabinol (CBN), cannabidivarin (CBDV) to name three – in these cartridges amp up the benefits. Terpenes offer a delicious natural taste, and also energizing or relaxing effects, depending on the terpene profile. 

Every strain has its own set of terpenes, which is essential to making them unique. We know less about flavonoids, but these may have helpful health effects, too. 

Brought together, all the cannabinoids in a full-spectrum hemp product promote the ‘entourage effect’, making CBD and the other compounds more potent. Subsequently, the best full-spectrum CBD cartridges usually cost a bit more than CBD-isolate cartridges. 

Are CBD cartridges safe?

Since late 2019, the US news media has put the microscope on vaping. Some pretty shocking headlines have come out about the so-called dangers of vaping. Illnesses and deaths have even been attributed to vaping use. However, the vaping scare has missed out on some crucial facts, giving the whole industry a bad name. In reality, the problems are isolated in one particular area. 

Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that vaping illnesses have been exclusively caused by illegal THC cartridges containing vitamin E acetate. Legal products are not linked to severe health problems, and for good reason. 

Vitamin E acetate is legal, but is not used by legit vape companies because of the dangers when inhaling. Research shows that this ingredient gets clogged in the lungs when inhaled, causing respiratory issues. 

With vitamin E acetate confined to illegal products, we can consider the vaping crisis a result of bootlegged products. These illnesses cannot be attributed to regular vaping. There is no research that regular carrier oils such as vegetable glycerin (VG) and propylene glycol (PG) can cause lung problems. 

However, there is one big lesson that regular CBD vapers should take from this incident. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not regulate CBD cartridges, or any CBD products. Therefore, the onus is on companies to prove they are making cartridges safe for human consumption and inhalation. 

This is only achievable through transparency, with third-party lab testing the current gold standard. Leading industry names like CBD Genesis, CBDistillery and Funky Farms CBD are all happy to submit their products for independent verification. This way, customers know they are buying authentic and, crucially, safe CBD products. 

Best CBD cartridges for sale at

We’re very selective about the products we offer at Finding quality CBD products is challenging if you have no idea where to start, and it’s hard to know what to look for. But we’re here to make it easier. Only the finest vape cartridges make it to our store, from brands that meet our very high standards. 

This isn’t an exhaustive list of the CBD cartridges we have for sale, but these seven are among our very best and most popular offerings. 

Funky Farms CBD Cartridges

Looking for organic, lab-tested, broad-spectrum CBD vape cartridges? Funky Farms CBD has exactly what you need. They have an impressive range of sativa, indica and hybrid cartridges, containing 350mg of broad-spectrum hemp extract. These e-liquids have no detectable THC and absolutely no vitamin E acetate. As full-spectrum products, Funky Farms cartridges have a delightful, natural flavor. 

These 510-threaded cartridges work with all standard vape batteries. Funky Farms cartridges are pretty potent, with 350mg of extract packed into 1ml of vape juice, with an MCT carrier oil for increased bioavailability. Here’s what you can expect from each of the five cartridges. 

Gelato: A classic hybrid, Gelato enhances mood while providing a sense of calm and relaxation. This strain has a reputation for producing fast-acting effects. 

Frosty Watermelon OG: Get fruity with Frosty Watermelon OG from Funky Farms. This refreshing cartridge is idea for sleep and stimulating appetite. 

Granddaddy Purple: Sample deeper relaxation with this world-famous indica strain. Granddaddy Purple has a terpene profile perfect for tackling insomnia, stress and anxiety. 

Lemon Cake: Energize your day with Lemon Cake, a sativa-dominant CBD cartridge from Funky Farms. This is a brilliant vape juice for waking up with, boosting motivation and blasting away fatigue and low mood. 

Thin Mint: Relax the body and revitalize the mind with Thin Mint, an intriguing hybrid cartridge. This vape juice may help with anxiety, aches and pains, and concentration issues.

Kanna CBD Cartridges 

These CBD-isolate cartridges pack in a whopping 1000mg of extract, and deliver a potent CBD vaping experience. With five excellent flavors – Strawberry, Watermelon, Mixed Berry, Menthol and Mango – you really are spoilt for choice! 

Kanna CBD Cartridges have no THC whatsoever, so won’t cause any psychoactive effects or drug test problems. The combination of propylene glycol (PG), vegetable glycerin (VG) and isolated CBD extract makes this a basic but effective and dependable CBD cartridge. If you want a great value cartridge to familiarize yourself with vaping CBD, look no further than Kanna cartridges. 

Vape Bright Thrive Cartridges

Vape Bright recognizes that vaping isn’t completely safe, and has gone the extra mile to create the purest and healthiest vape cartridge on the market. The Vape Bright Thrive is the end product. These cartridges contain pure CBD-rich hemp extract but, unlike most brands, they don’t have a carrier oil. As expected, Vape Bright cartridges are nicotine-free, have no vitamin E acetate and less than 0.3% THC. 

At, we stock the Vape Bright Thrive in two strengths: 200 and 250mg. The more cartridges you purchase, the bigger saving you can make! And for your vaping convenience, the Vape Bright battery used for these cartridges is rechargeable via USB!

Vape Bright notes that PG and VG are great for vapor production and flavor, but are not actually necessary in a vape juice. By making a pure CBD extract, Vape Bright has removed all ingredients that don’t contribute to CBD’s health benefits, but may have negative health effects. 

We’re a huge fan of this brand’s efforts to transcend the CBD vaping scene. It’s well-known that vaping is the most efficient and efficacious way of consuming CBD. And now, with these high-quality CBD oil cartridges, you can vape with less risk!

Naturally Peaked CBD Cartridges

Naturally Peaked uses premium industrial hemp extract sourced from Colorado in its 400mg full-spectrum CBD vape cartridges. These organic, lab-certified products have less than 0.3% THC, and don’t contain any vitamin E acetate. Naturally Peaked cartridges are 510-threaded and therefore have universal compatibility. 

We have seven CBD cartridges – a selection of sativas, indica and hybrids – from this brand at Let’s take a look at them! 

Zkittles: Associated with maximum relaxation, Zkittles is an effective indica that leaves a peppery taste on the tongue. This CBD cartridge may relieve pain, inflammation and fight stress.

Watermelon: This is a brilliant cartridge if you’re looking for light flavors but punchy indica effects. Watermelon from Naturally Peaked has mild fruity notes, but will leave you feeling fully relaxed in a matter of minutes. 

Clementine: Feeling sluggish? In a creative slump? It’s time to blast away the cobwebs with citrusy Clementine, a no-nonsense sativa with classic energizing effects. Ideal for early mornings and as an afternoon pick-me-up. 

Tahoe OG: Get fast and genuine CBD relief with Tahoe OG, a calming indica with a beautiful citrusy flavor. This Naturally peaked cartridge is popular for both pain and insomnia. 

Blue Dream: A world-renowned hybrid, Blue Dream does the balancing act well, giving you the best of both with a blueberry kick. This hard-hitting cartridge has hints of pine, and will lift your mood while keeping you calm. 

Pineapple Express: Anyone in cannabis circles will have heard of Pineapple Express – here’s the non-psychoactive option. These brain-boosting sativa terpenes are good for focus and creativity. Pineapple Express is also a wonderful natural energizer. 

Gelato: When you want rapid relief, there’s no better cartridge to turn to than Gelato. This powerful indica works a treat for aches, pains, anxiety and stress. 

Free the Leaf CBD Cartridges

Green Roads CBD runs a meticulous practice, manufacturing high-end, pharmacist-formulated CBD cartridges for the masses. Free the Leaf cartridges marks the brand’s foray into the vaping market, and no surprises, the Green Roads team has done a fantastic job. 

These vape juices contain a pure CBD extract, MCT oil and tasty, all-natural terpenes. For better flavor and lower toxicity, Green Roads uses a special ceramic design in its cartridges! 

All Free the Leaf cartridges are organic, free from solvents, pesticides and vitamin E acetate, and have been independently lab-tested. We currently stock these CBD cartridges in three flavors – Blueberry, Mango and Strawberry Lemonade – which are all available in 250mg or 500mg strengths. 

We love the Green Roads ethos and they leave no stone understand when making quality CBD. The Free the Leaf line promises to take cartridge vaping to a new level in terms of safety and effects, while keeping products affordable for customers. 

65% CBD & CBN Uncut Wax Cartridges

CBD For the People specializes in premium, potent cannabinoid products, and that’s exactly what we’ve got here with the 65% CBD & CBN Uncut Wax Cartridges. We all know about CBD, but what about cannabinol (CBN), the other cannabinoid playing a key role in this cartridge?

CBN is also non-intoxicating, and touted as having an array of health benefits. We have limited research on this cannabinoid so far, but it’s noted as having potential sedative effects, which would bode well in an indica product. Each cartridge has 1000mg of hemp extract with no fillers, and a 2:1 ratio of CBD to CBN. 

We have two types of cartridges from CBD For the People: sativa-minded Blue Dream, and a calming indica in Blue Cheddar. Great savings are on offer if you purchase multiple cartridges, and we have two batteries to choose from – Standard and Elite. 

hempzilla 510 CartridgeHempzilla CBD Vape Cartridges 

Enjoy top-of-the-range broad-spectrum hemp that’s free from carrier oils with Hempzilla’s CBD Vape Cartridges. These cartridges contain CO2 extracted hemp for extra purity, and have a full terpene profile for extra effects. Even better, as a broad-spectrum product, Hempzilla cartridges have no THC so won’t get you into any drug test problems! 

Cartridges are 510-threaded for universal compatibility and convenience, and have a mighty 75 to 85% concentration for maximum potency. Hempzilla CBD cartridges come in two potencies – 150mg and 300mg – to satisfy both new and experienced vapers. 

4 advantages of pre-filled vape cartridges 

Pre-filled cartridges are more expensive than refillables and standalone e-liquids. So, it stands to reason that you can get some unique benefits for that slightly higher price tag? We’ve picked out four awesome advantages of this type of cartridge which helps explain their popularity.

A convenient way to vape 

We get it. You have a busy life, and don’t have time to be carefully measuring out e-liquid into your vape tank. And if you do try it, you inevitably make a mess, leaving you feeling like vaping is more trouble than it’s worth! But that’s where CBD cartridges come in, simplifying the process so you can concentrate on enjoying your vape session and CBD’s effects! 

With prefilled cartridge, there’s literally nothing you need to do except vape. The e-liquid comes infused and sealed into the tank, and ready for you to enjoy. Just attach to your vape battery, press the button and inhale. You’ll be feeling relief within seconds! For extra peace of mind, ensure your vape battery has a built-in safety mechanism so it doesn’t accidentally switch on in your pocket! 

Superfast effects

When there are so many ways to take CBD, it’s often wondered why so many like to inhale it! The answer is not for style or even necessarily flavor, but because of the near-instant onset of effects. CBD only gets to work once it’s in the bloodstream and can start interacting with the body’s endocannabinoid system. Some intake methods are better at this than others.

When vaping, the CBD is transported from the device to the lungs, through the tissues and into the bloodstream in just seconds, hence why the effects are felt so quickly. Contrast this to capsules and edibles which typically take an hour or more to fully activate. 

The express cannabinoid delivery offered by vaping works wonders for acute symptoms, such as those from anxiety, neuropathic pain and inflammation flare ups. In these scenarios, relief is only really worth it if symptoms are suppressed quickly.  

Safer than smoking 

The media likes to point out that vaping isn’t safe. But while vaping isn’t completely risk-free (few things in life are!) we have mounting evidence that it is considerably safer than smoking. A pioneering study released by Public Health England in 2015 churned out a telling statistic that vaping is 95% safer than smoking. The main reason for this is that vaping doesn’t burn the substance, so the carcinogenic risk is much smaller, and there’s no tar to clog up the lungs. 

Furthermore, as shown in our CBD cartridge review, brands like Vape Bright and Green Roads CBD are working to make the vaping experience even safer. Smoking and vaping both deliver cannabinoids into the body at the same speedy pace, but if you’re a non-smoker or simply wants to conserve your health, vaping is the clear way forward. Not to mention, unlike tobacco smoking, vaping CBD cartridges is not addictive! 

Huge variety! 

There is a crazy amount of choice in the cartridge market nowadays, with so many companies vying for the top spot. All that competition is great news for consumers like you, who are being presented with better quality products and more variety than ever. 

For example, you have the option of CBD-isolate, broad-spectrum or full-spectrum cartridges. Some CBD-isolate cartridges have terpenes for added effects. And with full-spectrum cartridges, you can pick from a massive selection of sativas, indicas and hybrids. All hemp strains are slightly different due to the terpene concentrations. With CBD cartridges, you can shop around until you find a vape juice that’s perfect for your ailments. 

Exploring the health benefits of CBD cartridges

Just how good is CBD for you? According to some, it will help you with absolutely everything; meanwhile, others will tell you it doesn’t do anything! That’s just the nature of our polarized world nowadays, and the truth is likely somewhere in the middle! At, we like to stick to the facts and the evidence when discussing CBD. 

Therefore, before we discuss CBD’s possible health benefits, we must make one thing crystal clear. Our products are not medicines and are not approved for medical use. In the United States, hemp-based CBD products are classified as food supplements, and are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This means we can’t make definitive claims about our products. 

However, CBD research suggests the cannabinoid does have therapeutic value that’s worth exploring in more depth. In this section, we’ll sort the wheat from the chaff, and the valuable science from the bunk. Once again, remember that this CBD cartridges guide is for educational and entertainment purposes only. Consult with a medical expert for medical assistance. 

Potential physical benefits of vaping CBD 

Multiple studies have shown that CBD has anti-inflammatory properties, and may help with immune system regulation. Interestingly, these same benefits have been found for several cannabinoids. Researchers have discovered that the endocannabinoid system and immune system are closely connected. 

CBD’s anti-inflammatory effects are seemingly a result of indirect CB2 receptor activation. This makes CBD a potential future remedy for different forms of arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and more, and emphasizes the need for clinical studies. 

CBD cartridges may also help with pain, although the science is far from settled here. From user data, we know that many people use CBD products for pain, but it’s unclear what – if any – pain the cannabinoid is effective for. 

Clearly the signs for inflammation are good, and research indicates that CBD may tackle the notorious fibromyalgia. Since CBD has very few side effects, if you are in pain and want an alternative to nasty painkillers, you can give CBD a try with confidence. 

Potential mental benefits of vaping CBD 

Existing research is enough to give us a fascinating insight into CBD’s mental effects. First and foremost, CBD can influence our mental well-being because it successfully passes through the blood-brain barrier. There, it can access cannabinoid receptors (especially CB1) expressed throughout the brain.

Studies suggest CBD has potent anti-anxiety properties, which shine through most with higher dosages. These effects are likely thanks to a combination of interactions with GABA receptors and serotonin receptors. CBD cartridges are an ideal anxiety remedy because of the quick CBD delivery. This is particularly important for social anxiety, which is often triggered unsuspectingly, and has severe symptoms which affect day-to-day functioning. 

CBD users also report taking products for depression, with many claiming to be benefiting. With the lack of research at present, we can’t rule out a placebo effect here, but the handful of existing studies highlights the novel antidepressant mechanisms that CBD works in. For one, the cannabinoid increases availability of a natural depressant produced by the body called anandamide. CBD also alleviates brain inflammation, which is increasingly associated with long-term major depressive disorder. 

CBD has restorative effects on the hippocampus, a brain region implicated in memory and cognition. These benefits may be crucial for chronic users of THC-rich cannabis, as CBD looks to reverse THC’s negative effects. 

CBD may also reduce stress levels. Given stress is an underlying cause of so many serious illnesses, keeping calmer may be the key to all-round better health. And if it is, CBD plays a helping hand. 

Researchers are also interested in whether CBD could help with psychosis and schizophrenia, since it acts in the opposite manner to psychoactive THC. CBD is also being explored as a potential remedy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Do CBD cartridges get you high?

No, CBD cartridges do not get you high. CBD does not produce any psychoactive effects, whether you take 10, 100 or 1000mg! The intoxicating effects associated with cannabis are caused by delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Federal law states that CBD products must have less than 0.3% THC – such low quantities won’t cause intoxication.

Why doesn’t CBD get you high? Because it interacts with receptors in the endocannabinoid system differently to THC. Rather than latching on or binding to CB1 receptors in the brain, CBD blocks activity at these receptors.

How long do CBD cartridges last?

This all depends on how often you use them! Some cartridges, such as the Vape Bright Thrive, emit a set dosage with each puff and have a certain number of puffs per cartridge. 

Other cartridges don’t release set quantities of CBD, so it all comes down to how short or long your draws are. Most CBD cartridges contain 1ml of highly concentrated e-liquid, so you should find that all your cartridges last for the same length of time. 

Does CBD make you hungry?

CBD doesn’t cause the intense hunger pangs – or the “munchies” – that regular marijuana is both revered and notorious for. THC stimulates appetite by binding with CB1 receptors. 

CBD regulates activity at these receptors without binding to them, and may produce moderately stimulating effects on appetite. However, some users have found that CBD actually suppresses appetite. The science isn’t settled on this one, so the jury’s out – for now! 

Will CBD make me tired?

High doses of CBD are associated with sleepiness. Indeed, the calming and soothing physical and mental properties of CBD may be why you’re taking CBD in the first place. Naturally, these effects are excellent when you want to relax on the sofa, but not so appropriate if you’re driving or have other important tasks that require your full attention.

How much is considered a “large” dose? Again, this varies from user to user, and vaping CBD from a cartridge will produce fast-acting, hard-hitting effects. Anything above 100mg should be considered a large dose.

It’s worth mentioning that CBD doesn’t always make you tired – quite the opposite in fact!

Can CBD cartridges expire?

The best CBD cartridges have a very long life span, typically between six months and two years. Over time, it’s possible that CBD will degrade and lose its therapeutic value. If unsure about the lifespan of your product, check the packaging for more information and consider contacting the manufacturer. 

Can you reuse CBD cartridges?

Pre-filled CBD cartridges are single-use products. There’s no way to open up the cartridge without irreparably damaging it.

However, some CBD cartridges are refillable and therefore reusable. Refillable cartridges work by adding standalone CBD e-liquid to the cartridge and then attaching it to a vape pen battery. CBD cartridge refills are a more cost-effective approach to vaping.

Will all CBD cartridges work with my device? 

Nearly all cartridges sold nowadays are 510-threaded, meaning they’ll work with any 510-threaded batteries. The universal 510-threaded system was designed so that all cartridges will work with all pens, and vice versa.

There may be rare cases where a cartridge is only compatible with the battery from the same brand. If you are unsure, always confirm that your chosen cartridge will work with your vape battery before finalizing your purchase. 

Are CBD carts good?

This all comes down to user preference, but most vapers love the efficiency and conveniency that CBD cartridges bring, whether they’re pre-filled or refillable. Vaping is all about fast and effective relief, and cartridges are magnificent at providing that. 

You’ll probably find CBD cartridges good if you have an on-the-go lifestyle and don’t want to spend time maintaining your vaping equipment. With cartridges, it’s simply a case of keeping your battery charged up and switching cartridges over when they’re empty. 

Are CBD oil cartridges legal?

Yes! CBD cartridges with less than 0.3% THC are completely legal – per federal regulations – in the United States. Legal uncertainties surrounding CBD products were cleared up once and for all with the 2018 Farm Bill. 

All CBD vape cartridges sold at meet the federal requirements set for hemp-based products. Our CBD products contain either a CBD-isolate extract (no THC), a broad-spectrum hemp extract (no THC) or a full-spectrum hemp extract (less than 0.3% THC).

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Final thoughts 

CBD cartridges are hot right now, and should only become more popular as the range of products expands in the coming months and years. We’re already seeing the emergence of vape juices that combine CBD and CBN, and we can expect to see many more powerful cannabinoid combinations in the near future. Much will depend on how quickly research advances. 

And if you want to buy CBD cartridges right now, we have so many awesome options. We’ve got full-spectrum cartridges from CBDistillery, a broad-spectrum collection from Funky Farms, and some highly-rated new cartridges from CBD For the People and Hempzilla.

We have CBD cartridges for sale with lighter effects, and also vape juices that administer more potent relief. We have revitalizing sativas, deeply calming indicas and hybrids that are great both day and night. Whatever you need, we’ve got it right here at!

Are you new to CBD cartridges or a long-time vaper? Whatever your experiences with CBD and cartridges, we would love to hear from you! 

Have your say and get involved with the community by leaving a comment! We hope you’ve learned something new about CBD cartridges in this jam-packed guide. And if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Thank you for reading!