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I’m glad to say that my anxiety has improved so much over the past few months when I was too scared to even leave the house and I’m back to living live slowly but surely and I enrolled back into college and things seem to be looking up but I still have quite a bit of lingering anxiety sometimes and honestly I’m sick, tired, and fed up with prescription medications. I’ve tried marijuana in the past and don’t really care for being high all the time or worrying about drug tests on the job I used to have, so I’ve been recommended to use CBD oil but I have no idea where to get it or how much to use or even who the best brands that really work are. Where I live is extremely conservative about medical marijuana or anything similar so it’s hard to find locally.

If there is anyone out there that uses CBD oil or has used it in the past, have you noticed a change? What kind did you use? Is there a big difference between the oil you use under the tongue and the vape kind? Is there a specific kind of vape for CBD oil?

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It's a minefield trying to find out about appropriate dosage, good suppliers etc. I put up a post about CBD on another forum on here and it was removed. It is legal in the UK and in 20 states in America I think. I can't understand what all the fuss is about . It doesn't make you "high" so what is the problem with people taking it but it all seems to be shrouded in secrecy. I have researched it fully and did send for some its canabidol but I was told I wasn't allowed to recommend a specific make; but all I would say don't get it from high street shops it's watered down at least tenfold and is as good as useless. I use 100 mg which is the lowest dose this supplier produces. Personally I have found this to be plenty and it is very beneficial but you do need to be careful as it can interact with prescription medication. The fibromyalgia forum does have a few posts up about it which you may care to read. I don't think it can do any harm but it is expensive which is what puts most people off. I pay around £1 per day for the product which is outside many people's budgets. I don't use it all the time though just maybe once a week when I really need to relax and sleep. There's none of the other ingredient in it so you don't get high at all but it does make you feel calm and has many other claimed health benefits. Which is why I don't understand why it just can't be legal everywhere and why people are still so reticent to talk about it. There doesn't seem to be any recommended dosage though 100mg is the nearest I have found to one. I hope this helps but please do your own research and make your own decisions. X

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Atleast this gives me a place to start lol thank you (:


PS Oil under the tongue seems to come more recommended than the vaping by the way. You can get different flavours as the original flavour was not nice but they have found ways to mask it with things like "mango flavour".


Some of the reservations have started producing cbd for sale to the public in the US. Thats up to each reservation's tribal council according to US federal law as to whether or not to permit it.

As to why It's still considered such a big deal, That's very simple. How else could pharma companies avoid heavy losses? I won't get too deep into the politics of pot, but here are a few highlights.

Imeadiately after Hillary Clinton's loss, Mr. Obama's cabinet decided everyone in America who had State issued medical mj licenses would loose their 2nd Amendment right to have a bear arms.

Wow, one of his campaign promises was to get mj declassified as a schedule 1 substance, and instead . . . yeah, if you smoke pot for non-medical, recriational purposes, or just to enjoy the aroma like Bill Clinton, that's fine, but if you have a medical use for even cbd which produces no "euphoric effect," you are obviously not worthy of trust.

There's a political term for that. I don't remember it exactly, but I think it started with the letter f, and had "uckery" at the end. Dirty rats. All of them with very few exceptions. Just say no kids, because the Regan administration says marijuana is so powerful, (even back in the 1980's when they funded these "informative" ads to help kids understand pot), it is JUST AS DANGEROUS AS HEROIN!

Oh brother. Thank God for maditoey minimums put in place by the same administration where in States where so much as a stem is a felony, like Indianna, judges are forced to hand down a minimum sentince of 25 years to life in prison for 3rd time marijuana possession convictions. Yup, if you are caught with just a tiny amount of pot, or even a small, brand new pipe that is, "supposed to be used for pot," 3 times in the State of Indianna, and convicted each time, the softest sentince any judge can give is 25 years to life in prison.

The 9/11 commission was FINALLY afforded 14 million dollars to "find out how so many systems that previously worked just fine, just all got turned off or otherwise failed," while 12 million dollars was spent to convict Tommy Chong of the heinous crime of, "selling glass pipes on the internet."

I know that I, for one, feel so much safer. <**NOT**>

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Oh wow that’s crazy but I agree it shouldn’t be a big deal at all but in the end it’s all about who can make the most money. It just sucks knowing how much it could help me with anxiety and my mother with fibromyalgia and chronic pain.

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It's hard not to become angry when you see people you love suffering needlessly because of greed especially, or even through fear and ignorance, but I have to work hard to remember tbat, if I allow this stuff to anger me, I am far less useful to others, and also pay a high price myself.

I have seen close friends suffer diseases such as pancreatic cancer that could have been helped. I am very familiar with cases where cannabis extracts CURED severe colon issues of a single mom when she moved from Arkansas to Colorado to try this treatment.

She was able to return to work full time after several years of being severely crippled by the disease she has, it was not able to earn enough to support herself and her two boys, so she had to return to Amanda's.

The clinic in Colorado taught her to provide herself her own medicine very inexpensively, but after the "Dare to keep kids off drugs" program extrapolated information from her youngest son, she was imprisoned and her boys were made wards of the state.

It's hard not to be angred by sick people being treated this way, of course, but who wants to listen to people who are full of anger? Practically no one, naturally.

So, the key for me is to discuss the issue as frequently as possible, in places where I am likely to actually be heard, so that the frustration does not build.

It's high time we started having real grown up discussions using very grown up language while avoiding personal attacks and furious power-driven debate. I hope people are tired enough of all of the pain to collectively talk about real solutions that make better sense.

We are talking about a plant that is about as difficult to grow as any typical garden vegetable. It's silly not to allow people who are living in supposedly free societies to make choices for themselves that they can live with.


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