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Celebrating National CBD Month

January is National CBD Month! National CBD Month was founded by cbdMD, an organization whose mission is to “enhance overall quality of life while bringing CBD education, awareness and accessibility to all.” The goal of the month-long observance is to raise awareness, provide education and bust myths surrounding CBD.  Although there is a growing interest in the hemp industry, many people still don’t understand what it is or its many benefits. The Journal of American Medical Association reported that CBD ranked fourth in the U.S. in 2019 for wellness-related [...]


The benefits of smoking hemp

For thousands of years, the cannabis plant has been used for medicinal purposes. Cannabis contains more than 80 compounds known as cannabinoids.  Hemp, or CBD pre-rolls, are made with CBD flower instead of recreational or medicinal marijuana that contains high levels of THC.   Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the most abundant compound in the plant, and is probably the most well-known; however, cannabidiol (CBD) is the second most abundant compound found in cannabis, and does not have the psychoactive effects of THC–this means it does not give [...]


How to smoke CBD prerolls

Create a relaxing environment   This step looks different for everyone. You may want to light a candle or incense to create a calming space to enjoy your preroll. Throw on your favorite record or playlist and make sure you’re in an organized environment. A cluttered space tends to create a cluttered mind, so make sure you’re in a clean, relaxing environment.  How to smoke the preroll  This step might seem pretty self-explanatory, but there are a few tips — especially for beginners — that can make [...]

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Our favorite hemp podcasts

Podcasts have become increasingly popular in recent years. They are perfect to enjoy during your morning commute, while working out, doing laundry or even when you’re taking a shower (if you have a blue tooth speaker, that is.) Below we’ve made a list of some of our favorite hemp and cannabis podcasts to help you learn more about what’s happening in the industry.  The Cannabis Conversation  Join host Anuj Desai as he dissects the global business of cannabis and current trends. He is joined in many [...]


Inhaling vs. Ingesting CBD

Photo by @miathehappyhippie The cannabis flower has a strong history of medicinal use, dating back thousands of years. CBD is a safe, non-addictive substance that boasts many health benefits. Niota prerolls are made with CBD flower instead of recreational or medicinal marijuana that contains high levels of THC and leads to a “high” feeling.  Niota hemp pre-rolls are inhaled through smoke, much like a cigarette, but without many of the health hazards. Smoking hemp flower offers the same benefits of other CBD tinctures such as edibles, capsules and vapors, but absorbs in [...]


What happens in the body when you smoke CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of hundreds of compounds found in the hemp plant. CBD is part of a family of chemicals called cannabinoids, which also includes THC, CBG and and CBN. When users smoke Niota pre rolls, they are smoking pure CBD flower.   But what happens in the body when you smoke CBD? Smoking CBD has various effects on the mind and body, mostly due to its interaction with the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The endocannabinoid system in the body contains a network of receptors which interact [...]


Is smoking CBD bad for you?

If you’ve read our blog before, you know that we like to discuss the various benefits of our pure CBD prerolls. CBD has become quite popular recently in many forms besides smokeables, including edibles, tinctures, topical oils, vapors, etc. But is smoking CBD harmful to your health? The short answer? It depends on many factors.  First it’s important to note that smoking pure CBD flower is not as harmful as smoking tobacco products. A 2005 study showed that there has been no causal link found between smoking cannabis products and cancer, which is one of [...]


Full-spectrum vs. isolate CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD) can be broken down into two main categories: isolate and full-spectrum. But what are the differences and how do you know which is right for you? Let’s break down the definition of each of these types. The difference between the two mainly relates to the compounds found in each.  Isolate: This is CBD in its purest form, and contains no other compounds from the cannabis plant. CBD isolate is in a crystal form and is often ground into a powder. CBD isolate contains only trace amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol [...]


How to use CBD to help with anxiety

Everyone has likely experienced anxiety at some point in their life. In fact, anxiety is the number one most common mental health disorder. The fast-paced world we live in can cause stress, worry, sleeping problems and many other symptoms of anxiety.   Adding Niota CBD pre-rolls to your daily routine may help relieve these symptoms, so you can focus on your mental health and wellbeing. Many studies have shown that using CBD can reduce symptoms of anxiety.  For example, a 2019 study of 57 adult males [...]

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Can you take CBD with melatonin?

Nearly one-third of all Americans report not getting adequate sleep, according to the CDC. It is also reported that about 10 percent of the world’s population suffer from insomnia, or inability to fall and stay asleep.  Lack of sleep can leave you feeling moody, groggy and even sick. Getting at least 7-8 hours of sleep every night is essential in today’s busy world. Lack of sleep can also contribute to an increased risk of disease such as high blood pressure, obesity, and mental conditions.  Cannabidiol (CBD) and [...]

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Boost creativity with CBD

CBD has been shown to help get rid of “mental roadblocks” that could be interfering with your ability to get creative. Studies have shown that CBD’s nootropic effects on the nervous system – nootropic effects can boost brain performance — can help you focus, relax and direct your attention to your creative skills and hobbies.   Smoking CBD has various effects on the mind and body, mostly due to its interaction with the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The endocannabinoid system in the body contains a network of [...]