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Do your Research on CBD/CBG before you buy!

Updated: Sep 19, 2021

Hi there, you may be wondering where to buy your first CBD products.. are many options out there – you can try to source locally, for sure, but you may find it easier to try an online CBD store.  Here at Get CBD it Works we deliver lab-tested, high-quality CBD products derived from domestic industrial hemp. Hemp is what we know best. 100% Organic Hemp produced in the USA. Our Home Office is based in Texas! Hemp certified. # 1 in the market. Our CBD/CBG products are great complementary health supports for adults, children and pets. We also have non CBD products, for sleep, weight loss and memory Visit our website to see our product portfolio. We will work to explain everything you need to know about CBD / Hemp Products before purchasing your first CBD product – hopefully from us at Get At Get CBD it Works. We strongly believe in customer satisfaction. Our goal here is to educate you to make the best decisions possible when it comes to CBD/CBG supplements and feel 100% comfortable with your choices.  We stand behind our products.  If you make a purchase and you aren’t loving it – reach out so we can help!

The Facts & Benefits you should know about CBD oil: 1) There is no need for a doctor’s prescription or medical marijuana card to purchase CBD/CBG full spectrum oil products. There is a lot of research being conducted on CBD/CBG and it's benefits .

2) CBD is not psychoactive. The cannabinoids in our products will not make you high. 3) CBD is federally legal throughout the United States and in many countries around the world. You can legally purchase your CBD products online and consume Cannabidiol in any state. Who can take CBD? CBD, and any cannabinoid intended to be ingested, is a food supplement. With any food or vitamin supplement, it is always best to consult a physician before making a change. This is especially true if there are current prescription medications in your life. We are not physicians and cannot diagnose, treat, or cure any symptoms. It is not recommended that pregnant or breastfeeding women ingest CBD/CBG as there is simply not enough research to determine the impact to the child. With that said, all mammals can see benefits from CBD/CBG as we all have the same endocannabinoid system that cannabinoids like CBD can support.

How To Safely Shop For CBD Not all CBD products are created equal and not all CBD stores are trustworthy. As you shop for CBD, we’ve compiled some things you’ll want to consider before making a purchase.

Large Consumer Marketplaces Large online consumer marketplaces like Amazon, Ebay, and Etsy are convenient destinations to purchase just about anything you may need or desire. However, these marketplaces are not the place to purchase CBD products. In fact, selling CBD on Amazon is actually against the e-commerce giant’s policies. Despite being a restricted product on both Amazon and Ebay, you may still be able to find CBD products on the two sites. Sellers have found a workaround by labeling products as hemp oil or hemp extract products instead of using the word CBD. Nevertheless, many of these sellers make claims that need fact checking and it can be hard to determine the quality of the product you’re getting. Hemp products on Amazon and Ebay are marked up at a premium, so you’ll actually receive better value products shopping elsewhere and you’ll have an easier time validating that you’re receiving a safe product.

How To Tell If A Store Is Trustworthy If large e-commerce sites aren’t the destination to buy CBD products, where should you shop? There are a number of sites and physical brick and mortar businesses that specialize in selling CBD/CBG products. There are a few factors you can evaluate to determine if the store you’re considering purchasing from is trustworthy. First and foremost, stores should either publicly post lab test results for their products, or they should be able to provide them on request. Cannabis plants readily absorb heavy metals, pesticides, and other harmful chemicals. Plants should be regularly tested to ensure you’re consuming a final product that is safe. Products may also contain more CBD or THC than the package claims. Lab test results would help to reveal that as well. We have a bra code on each bottle that provides all of the information during testing, from date of manufacturing, expiration dates, testing for metals, arsenic, etc.

In addition to looking for test results, make sure to read the background on both the company and the product. Reviews provide complete transparency from real customers who have purchased in the past. If a company is taking the time to respond to complaints or questions on their reviews, it’s a good sign you’ll receive the same level of service and attention in your time of need. The last thing you may want to do in evaluating the company you’re considering buying from is checking to see if they have a resource section or blog . If a company is willing to provide in-depth information on CBD/ CBG products online, they are committed to keeping their consumers informed and making education a priority. Does the shop regularly post and update information? Do they provide relevant and authoritative sources for the information they cite? If the answer is yes to both of these questions and reviews and lab results check out, then you’ve likely stumbled upon a trustworthy company.

How To Evaluate CBD Products As you wander the web searching for the right CBD products for you, there are a few factors you’ll want to consider when evaluating CBD products.

Full-Spectrum Vs. Broad Spectrum Vs. Isolate Products You’ve likely already encountered the terms full-spectrum and isolate in your shopping research. These labels indicate what kind of cannabinoid content you can expect in your product. Full-spectrum CBD products contain a full range of cannabinoids that existed in the plant the CBD was extracted from. Due to the entourage effect, it’s believed that full-spectrum CBD is more effective than isolate CBD products for pain. A full-spectrum CBD product will contain trace amounts of all the cannabinoids that naturally occur in the hemp plant, including up to .03% THC. If that’s not something that you’re comfortable with, a broad-spectrum oil would be the next best option. A broad-spectrum product will contain all of those cannabinoids except the THC – which has been removed. On the other hand, isolate CBD products contain nothing other than pure, isolated CBD. These means there are no other cannabinoids, terpenes, or flavonoids. Whether you decide to purchase full-spectrum, broad-spectrum or isolate CBD product is a matter of personal preference.

THC Content As you’re probably aware, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is the compound that produces the high individuals get when they smoke or consume marijuana. Hemp naturally contains low levels of THC, so it isn’t psychoactive, but it is possible for CBD products to contain THC levels above .3%. Under federal law, when hemp contains .3% THC or less, it is considered industrial hemp and is perfectly legal. If a product contains more than .3% THC, the federal government considers it to be marijuana and not every state has legalized marijuana for recreational or medical use. Below are the states where only CBD is legal (data provided by NORML):

  • Michigan

  • Texas

  • Wyoming

  • Kansas

  • Iowa

  • Wisconsin

  • Indiana

  • Kentucky

  • Tennessee

  • Alabama

  • Georgia

  • South Carolina

  • Virginia

Therefore, if you live in any of the aforementioned states, it’s important to make sure the THC content of the products you’re purchasing are below .3%. Even if marijuana is legal in your state, it’s still to your benefit to purchase products with low levels of THC.

Is CBD Oil The Same As Hemp Seed Oil? As you shop for CBD products, it’s also important to understand that CBD oil is not the same as hemp seed oil (which is sometimes labeled hemp oil). CBD oil is extracted from the leaves, stems, bud, and flower of the plant. On the other hand, hemp seed oil is extracted by cold pressing hemp seeds. While both oils come from cannabis plants and both oils are non-intoxicating, hemp seed oil contains very little CBD, so you won’t really receive the benefits associated with the entourage effect. Hemp seed oil is rich in omega fatty acids, vitamin E, and protein. So, it functions great as a topical or nourishing oil. However, it will not provide the same benefits CBD oil does.

Sourcing & Cultivation Details An additional factor you’ll want to research when selecting CBD products is where the hemp for the CBD oil is grown. Research the brand you’re considering buying from and see if you can find where their hemp is sourced from. Many reputable product manufacturers will include this information on their website.

Products To Avoid At All Costs First and foremost, unlike prescription drugs, CBD products cannot make health claims. Even claims for minor conditions like relief for migraines would be illegal. The more dramatic a health claim is, the more skeptical you should be. Products that claim to cure things like cancer or heart disease should definitely be approached with skepticism, as there currently isn’t enough medical research or testing to back those claims. The FDA has cracked down on dozens of companies making sweeping health claims, but dozens more may still exist. As previously mentioned, if lab test results aren’t available, you should not purchase the product. You do not want to risk consuming heavy metals, pesticides, or other harmful chemicals. It’s also recommended that you avoid purchasing CBD products at general stores like gas stations, beauty salons, and grocery stores. These stores are not experts in CBD and may not necessarily be selling trustworthy products. It’s highly encouraged that you purchase CBD products from a store that exclusively focuses on selling CBD products. These stores have dedicated their time and effort to research their brands and carefully select which products they sell. They know their products inside and out and they’ll be able to appropriately answer any questions you may have.

Different Types of CBD Products & serving sizes There are many different ways to include CBD and other cannabinoids in your life. If you wish to look at our products please feel free to do so.

If you have any questions please ask our clinical staff.

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