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Clear the Tobacco Smoke and Quit Fooling Yourself

Your brain is as tricky as they come. It’s hard to think of it as you sometimes because of all the sneaky stuff it does behind your back (so to speak). Your brain wants things you know aren’t so great for you. But the simple fact of something being bad...
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7 Eyebrow-Raising Facts About Hemp (Sit Down for #5)

What doesn’t hemp do? With the sheer number of things hemp has going for it, and what it can do for the human body, we feel like that’s a legitimate question. Hemp seems like this crazy, endless fount of nature’s best, most surprising qualities. You may be something of a...

Mangling 6 Myths About Good American Hemp

Few plants have been misunderstood worse than hemp. Emotion has guided much of U.S. policy toward this most potent crop, and the debate of “is hemp marijuana” (hint: it ain’t) has raged on and on. When it comes to hemp, we want to help you make the distinction between myth...
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4 Reasons to Quit Nicotine Today (Not Tomorrow)

Quitting sure seems simple—if you’re not a smoker. After all, don’t you just… You know, stop? Tell that to a 10-year veteran of the war on nicotine! If you’re a dedicated nicotine user, you know it ain’t about putting the cigarettes in the trash. It’s about how you’re gonna stop...
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The Secret History of Hemp – It’s Older Than You Know

Sometimes, even we have to admit it… It seems like hemp and CBD are some kind of newfangled trend for wacky people. You know, the kind whose mind is so open their brain might fall out? It’s easy to wave a hand at people who want to talk about all...
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CBD Isolate vs. Full-Spectrum (and Which One We Love!)

By now, you might have noticed that some hemp products get marketed as “full-spectrum” or “CBD isolate.” For those new to the wonderful world of combustible hemp, this mystery doesn’t reveal itself without a little research. Let’s dig into the basic concept behind both labels and why 1606 is proud...
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What Have You Got to Lose by Quitting Nicotine? With 1606, Less Than Ever

Physiological addiction to nicotine is a huge brick wall for a lot of nicotine users – whether you’re smoking tobacco cigarettes or vaping, those cravings are a real beast. But another reason so many nicotine users struggle is psychological… Have you ever felt like nicotine helps you to simply cope...
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The Race for Relief: Hemp vs. Opioids

One of the reasons hemp is so impressive is the sheer volume of things it can be used for. Beating nicotine addiction is our biggest point of focus, and there's no doubt hemp can help with that. And nicotine addiction is plenty serious –. it's literally a matter of life...
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Hemp Before Bed: 5 Solutions When You Just Can’t Sleep

Cannabis has been used by human beings for a long time. A really long time. In fact, it dates back to at least as far as ancient China, so don’t let anyone tell you that hemp and CBD are part of some newfangled drug craze. The term “drug” is actually...
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Anxiety, CBD, and a Little Psychology

Everyone has to deal with some amount of anxiety, but for some, it’s a crushing personal issue that takes a toll on good relationships, fulfilling careers, and healthy living. Anxiety is a source of shame for lots of normal people—maybe even you or someone you know. It’s so deeply entrenched...