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District Hemp Botanicals - On the Blog

  • Is Vaping CBD Safe?

    Is vaping CBD safe? Well, that’s a loaded question, wouldn’t you say? While we can’t give you a direct answer at this point in time, we can give you a glimpse into what’s going on behind the scenes in the CBD + hemp industry. It’s incredibly important that you always know where your product is sourced from.
  • Cannabis Constituents Part Three: Trichomes

    We've been talking a lot about cannabinoids (phytocannabinoids in particular) and terpenes, but what about “trichomes”? Trichomes, aka ‘plant hair’ serve a multitude of vital functions where the cannabis plant could not otherwise exist.

  • Cannabis Constituents Part Two: Terpenes

    Terpenes” and “terps” — two names for the same thing. If you’ve ever witnessed and/or had a conversation with a cannabis enthusiast, we can guarantee you’ll hear the word “terp” or “terpene” at least once. Think you know a lot about terpenes? Think again...
  • The Birth + Future of District Hemp Botanicals

    Back in 2017, District Hemp was more of a concept rather than an established brand. Our owner, Barbara Biddle, would bounce around the Washington, DC vending scene spreading the word about CBD and hemp-derived products following the birth of her son and the death of her first business (Cloud Shoppe). Barbara found CBD to be life-changing. 
  • CBD + Weight Loss

    What if we told you that there was a miraculous compound that could help you lose weight? What if we told you that this “miraculous compound” comes from the cannabis plant? Sounds almost too good to be true, doesn’t it? 
  • CBD + Liver Damage

    By this point, we’re sure that you have seen that Forbes article talking about CBD + liver damage. Now, Forbes did come back with another piece to address some of the obscurity within the original article. However, there are definitely some points we would like to touch on.
  • Cannabis Constituents Part One: Phytocannabinoids

    By this point, we can assume that you’re starting to become familiar with the endocannabinoids system and the two types of cannabinoids — endocannabinoids and phytocannabinoids. 
  • FDA Hearing Takeaway

    On Friday, May 31, the FDA held its first public hearing in Silver Spring, Maryland to discuss the present understanding and potential regulation of hemp-derived products. By this point we’re sure you’ve been seeing a lot of news about this recent hearing, but does this really mean for the future of the hemp industry?
  • Cannabis Snapshot

    For centuries, the cannabis plant has been appreciated for its many uses. This is especially true when it comes to its medicinal purposes. But to understand how we got to this point, it is important to understand the history of the cannabis plant.
  • What's the Best Way to Take CBD?

    When you walk into District Hemp, you’ll probably feel like a kid in a candy shop — you’re excited, but with so many options, you don’t even know where to start.
  • The Endocannabinoid System

    Today we are going to talk about the endocannabinoid system, which is actually one of your most important physiological systems. 
  • CBD vs. THC - What's the Big Difference?

    Ah, the CBD vs THC conversation… One of our favorite topics!