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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...
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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...