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Smokes on a Plane – Can You Fly With Hemp?

Got a flight coming up? Maybe you’re not certain that hemp or CBD is strictly allowed on your person. Will the airport security allow you to bring CBD on a plane? Does the Transportation Security Administration even check for this sort of thing? What about laws and regulations in other...
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How CBD Takes You From Old to Bold (Nicotine Does the Opposite)

No one loves getting old. If you do, you’re a very unusual exception. There are benefits, sure—the wisdom of age, various discounts, the status you worked so hard to achieve when you were younger… But by and large, it can be a brutal process, and guess what makes aging all...
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CBD: Friend or Foe of Addiction?

At 1606, we don’t make health claims about CBD. We do, however, share the abundant research on hemp and CBD—specifically, how they affect the human body. we just share the research. We like to provide references to relevant literature in science, but keep in mind that this stuff is all...
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Go for the Gut! CBD and Your Digestive Health

CBD affects so many other things in the body – why not the gut, right? Some people actually use CBD as part of their own custom supplement program for healthy gut functioning. What is the gut exactly? When we say “gut,” we mean the gastrointestinal system, AKA the gastrointestinal tract...
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Does CBD Have What It Takes to Fight High Blood Pressure?

What can CBD do for you? Sometimes, it seems easier to ask the reverse question. That is, what can’t CBD do for you? It surely performs a range of helpful functions throughout the body, although the ultimate test is to simply try it for yourself. But think back to the...
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When Nicotine Withdrawal Strikes

You don’t feel like yourself. Maybe you’re tired, hungry, irritable, anxious, etc. Everyone has off days, so maybe you chalk it up to bad sleep or work stress. But is there something else going on? If you recently stopped or lowered your daily intake of nicotine, the answer is yes....
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3 Big Reasons Cold Turkey Doesn’t Work Any Way You Slice It

If quitting methods were people, “Cold Turkey” would be the toughest guy in the room. Cold Turkey would be over 6’ tall, and he’d look like he does push ups all day. You wouldn’t mess with Cold Turkey. But this tough guy has a little secret: He’s not as powerful...
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3 Mental Roadblocks That Make You a Slave to Nicotine

Having a tough time kicking the nicotine habit?  You’re not alone, that’s for sure. In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 68% of adult smokers wanted to quit. 42% had actually attempted (and failed) to quit within the previous year. For those who are looking to...
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What Happens When Nicotine Leaves My Body Forever?

Why quit nicotine? For starters, your life depends on it! No joke – we’re awfully passionate about this topic, and we think your quality of life will shoot way, way up when you decide to quit. In fact, quitting nicotine could be one of the best decisions you ever make....
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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...