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CBD: Provide most effective relief

October 5, 2020Andrea Mangini

Q. What's the difference between full spectrum, broad spectrum and isolates, and does it matter?A. A CBD isolate has been put through a refinement process that removes all other cannabinoids and plant matter, resulting in nothing but the CBD compound. Most often you'll see this sold as a powder or wax and, occasionally, as an oil. While isolate is purely CBD, which will still provide some benefits to anxiety and inflammation treatments, using an isolate will typically take trial and error with figuring...

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CBD: Stock the must-haves

September 9, 2020Andrea Mangini

Q. Why should I sell CBD?A. CBD seems to be everywhere now; to say it has exploded in popularity is an understatement. Everyone from beauty chains to your local gas station have something on the shelf with the letters CBD beaming at you. So why dive into something that feels oversaturated? Well, for starters, it's in demand and it will remain in demand, as studies continue to find and prove the effectiveness for new health and wellness benefits. Its growth has not slowed.The key to successfully selling...

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Also Noted

Compass Health finds 'right partner' to offer CBD

June 26, 2020HME News Staff

CLEVELAND - Compass Health has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Well Care Brands to promote and sell their PŁrCare line of CBD products. The partnership with Compass Health will allow Well Care Brands to target the HME segment for their PŁrCare line, which is specifically designed for the “over 40 market.” “We have been eager to enter the CBD segment of the market but needed to find the right partner, a partner who understands the unique needs of both the HME patient...

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NCPA launches CBD resource

October 29, 2019HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - The National Community Pharmacists Association has teamed up with PRS to launch the NCPA CBD Source, an online resource for community pharmacies looking for information on cannabidiol products. The goal of the resource: help community pharmacies make educated decisions about the growing CBD marketplace, the association says. “Many pharmacies are deciding to sell CBD products because of the patient demand and because, as the medication expert, they can serve as the source of truth,”...

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Smart Talk

CBD: Follow a clear line

July 25, 2019Andrew Amoth

A. The rising number of consumers beginning a CBD/hemp regimen is paired with questions regarding dosage and frequency. There are a number of variables and compliance considerations that leave a narrow path for providing information and guidance when addressing these questions. Suppliers need to follow a clear line when discussing dosage to provide the needed assistance.Studies conducted have concluded that there is a vast amount of additional research needed before specific doses can be defined....

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CBD: Know the science behind CBD

July 1, 2019Andrew Amoth

A. The endocannabinoid system is involved in a host of regulatory functions affecting processes throughout the body. The endogenous cannabinoid system is a network of receptors, enzymes and biochemical pathways that modulate the production and processing of cannabinoids. CBD and other cannabinoids affect the CB receptors to balance overall health.The CB1 receptors are found throughout the body and moderate memory, mood, motor function and perception of pain. CB2 receptors are correlated with the...

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News

CBD calls, but will providers answer?

June 14, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Fifty-one percent of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they're considering adding CBD products to their offerings, but they're worried about the possible ramifications to their businesses.Of those considering CBD, 47% say they need more legal information.“My concerns are in state and federal regulations,” wrote one respondent. “This affects licensing, purchasing, inventory, distribution and exposure to regulatory audits.”A provision in last year's...

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Providers

Medical Xpress to launch 'store within a store' for CBD

May 31, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

DALLAS - HME provider Medical Xpress stands ready to launch its new CBD division, CBD Xpress, as soon as the ink is dry on a new law.Texas lawmakers recently passed a bill that would legalize hemp and hemp-derived extracts, like CBD oil, and Gov. Greg Abbott is widely expected to sign it into law.“This is the next progressive step,” said Greg McGough, director of retail operations. “We've been working on this for close to a year. There's a lot of bad information out there and a...

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Vendors

PurWell applies VirtuOx approach to CBD

March 15, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - PurWell, a spin-off of VirtuOx, an IDTF for sleep disorders and respiratory diseases, entered the increasingly crowded market for CBD products last month.CEO Jon Fedele says PurWell plans to differentiate itself from other companies that have entered the market recently, like Green Roads and VGM's bontaniCo, by offering HME providers a number of programs to help them get started.“In addition to offering products for sale that a DME company can then turn around and sell...

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Aeroflow Healthcare launches CBD division

March 15, 2019HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Healthcare has launched Aeroflow Naturals, a new division offering patients high-quality cannabidiol (CBD) products to assist with a variety of conditions.Aeroflow has partnered with Kingdom Harvest, a Rutherfordton, N.C.-based “seed-to-sale” company that encompasses farmers, botanical extractors, marketers and local retailers, to launch the new division.“While CBD is currently only FDA-approved to treat epilepsy, Aeroflow is confident that studies will...

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