What’s the Difference Between CBD Oil and Hemp Oil?
And What About Hemp Seed Oil?
Can we Legally Buy CBD Oil in Australia?
I’ll be tackling these, and many other questions, in this article.
At the time of writing, CBD is actually legally obtainable here in OZ, but you’re going to have to jump through a few hoops in order to get your hands on it.
CBD products were legalised in November 2017, but only under special access. Anything containing CBD is considered a ‘scheduled product’. You’ll need to go to your doctor, and they then have to refer you to an approved specialist who is authorised to prescribe CBD.
That is, provided you can convince your GP to even consider CBD as an option.
Elsewhere on this site I have an article that you can read here, about the various health benefits of cannabis. In it I delve a bit deeper into some of the various health issues and ailments that medical cannabis can be used to alleviate, with special emphasis on the health benefits of CBD.
But wait, isn’t CBD a form of marijuana? Aren’t marijuana products illegal in Australia?
Well, no. (and yes, in that order) CBD is a constituent of marijuana, but CBD is also contained in Industrial Hemp. You know, the stuff we used to make ropes, sails, clothing, and literally hundreds of things from for hundreds of years. Long before synthetic products like Nylon or Polyester were invented. An interesting fact here; Levi’s Jeans were originally made from hemp fibre.
Hemp is quickly returning to favour as an excellent and profitable agricultural crop.
Why did hemp, or cannabis, come to be demonised the way it has? It’s a long story, but if you want the details you can read about it here.
What is the Difference Between CBD Oil and Hemp Oil?
And What About Hemp Seed Oil?
We’ve all heard of CBD Oil and Hemp Oil these days. Trouble is, there’s a bit of confusion about the difference between the two, and exactly what are the health benefits of CBD and Hemp Oil.
The term Hemp Oil can be misleading in itself. Are we referring to Hemp Seed Oil, or oil from the whole plant? What’s the real difference?
The truth is, there are actually three distinct and different products to be considered. In this article I’m going to be explaining the difference between them and what the claimed health benefits of each product are.
Where Can You Buy CBD Products Online – And What Is The Best CBD Oil?
CBD, the Wonder Drug of the New Millennium.
If you visit my Medical Marijuana page, you’ll read where I discuss many of the medicinal applications of Cannabis. Notably, the main therapeutic ingredient, CBD or Cannabidiol.
For those of you who prefer to watch a video, I’ve sourced this one here for you.
This video only runs for around five minutes, and explains in everyday terms the differences between CBD, THC, and other ingredients of the cannabis plant.
There have been a lot of misconceptions over the last few years around just what medicinal cannabis can do for us. Many people are understandably concerned about using a product that’s been demonized to the extent that cannabis has. Click to read more…
Need to buy a gift for a stoner boyfriend or girlfriend?
Here’s a list of marijuana accessories to give you some inspiration.
Most of the items in this list are available from Amazon, or, in some cases from wholesalers or other suppliers. I’ve given links wherever I could so you don’t have to search. All items shown here were available at the time of publication. I can’t give prices, as these will change from time to time.
Amazon is always adding new things, so other similar items may be available when you visit the Amazon site.
Depending on where you are in the world, cannabis products may or may not be legal. Please don’t take my comments or endorsements as encouragement or sanctioning of marijuana usage; be it for medical or recreational use. Click to read more…
This post deals with buying weed or marijuana products online.
Depending on where in the world you live, recreational marijuana use may, or may not, be legal. Medical cannabis products are legally available in many countries, even some where casual use is still frowned on.
The purpose of this post is to discuss the pros and cons of buying your stash online.
This site is dedicated to answering all your questions about Cannabis and Marijuana.
Hi, and thanks for dropping by. If you’re long-term cannabis user, a newbie, or just wanting to read up on the subject, you’ll find something of interest here..Now, I don’t claim to be the World’s expert on Cannabis. However, I’ve done a fair bit of personal research over the years and hope this site will be helpful. Feel free to wander around, and browse the pages via the menu above. Check out our blog roll, and yes, please share the love with your friends.…If you’re fortunate enough to live in an area where marijuana use and possession are legal, you might want to read this post where I talk about buying weed online. For those who reside in less enlightened zones, I can only offer my commiserations.Please don’t take anything on this site as an encouragement to violate your country or state’s existing laws.As a side note, should you be interested, I’ve written This Post on gift suggestions for a stoner friend or family member.