How does PCR Hemp Oil Compare to CBD Oil?

The legalization of hemp and all its derivatives has created the opportunity for huge market growth across the CBD industry, from oils and tinctures, to skincare and food and drink. Terminology in the market space is also evolving to allow for easier product definition, as the differences between the many types of CBD oil are vast. Product quality, and its resulting effect, depend on the extraction methods employed. Two questions that often come up are, “What is PCR hemp oil?”, and “Is PCR hemp oil the same as CBD oil?”. Here, we take a deeper dive into the differences between the two products in order to allow product manufacturers to make better informed decisions regarding the type of product lines they choose to offer to the end consumer.

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Does Hemp Contain THC or just CBD?

Does hemp have THC in it? Unfortunately, this is a common question, with a complicated answer. Despite the recent changes to federal law, not all states abide by the same regulations when it comes to legal levels of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive cannabinoid responsible for making the consumer feel “high. As consumers become more educated about cannabinoids and their effects, the somewhat confusing legality of the hemp plant encourages them to ask more questions relating to biomass quality and content.

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Jessica Mintz
Who are the dominant CBD consumers?

For decades, as a result of Hemp prohibition, the benefits of CBD remained largely unknown. However, with the recent changes to federal law, and the legalization of hemp nationwide, CBD products are beginning to assume a powerful position in modern mainstream American culture. It’s an industry that’s growing faster than any other in the U.S., broadening its reach to include newcomers of all ages. However, the most dominant CBD consumers appear to be united by one common cause… wellness. Sports professionals, baby boomers, and women, in particular, are the most influential CBD consumers to date. The pressure is on for brands and retail stores to invest in clear targeting and clever marketing strategies.

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What’s the Difference Between CBD Oil and Hemp Oil?

Is there a difference between hemp oil and CBD oil? While both products are usually marketed using the instantly recognizable hemp leaf symbol, the way they are made and the ways in which both products are used differ greatly. At Point3 Farma, we often respond to basic questions, such as, “What is hemp?”, and “What is hemp oil?”, so we felt it best to write a short blog that focuses on some of the marketplace’s most relevant terminology and practices.

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Jessica Mintz
What is CBD isolate and what's the difference with whole plant CBD?

CBD hemp oil has gained popularity as a health supplement in recent years, but it wasn’t until the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill that the market really exploded. Under the new legislation, hemp containing less than 0.3% THC in its flowers is completely legal to cultivate across all U.S. states. The legalization of compliant hemp plants and compliant hemp-derived products has opened up the world to CBD and its benefits, turning the industry into one of the country’s fastest-growing markets.

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What is Cannabidiol and CBD?

2018 was a really big year for cannabidiol, frequently referred to as CBD, mainly due to the 2018 Farm Bill, which converted hemp into a regular agricultural commodity, removing all hemp-derived CBD extracts and products from the Schedule I drugs list as a result. But what actually is cannabidiol? What are the most important cannabidiol benefits and cannabidiol effects to be aware of? Which cannabidiol or CBD companies are doing most of the groundwork to propel this emerging market forward?

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Why big business is moving into the CBD market

At the end of last year, the 2018 Farm Bill officially removed hemp and all of its derivatives from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). The bill made things crystal clear. Hemp that contains less than 0.3% THC in its flower is now legal across the whole of the U.S., which leaves the door wide open for big business and innovative entrepreneurs. Unlike the cannabis market, which is still plagued by business-related restrictions, hemp and hemp-derived CBD has been given the exact business model and context needed to guarantee exponential growth in a very short space of time.

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