CBD: Best 30 CBD Oil Products and Top 70 CBD Companies (2020)

After researching hundreds of brands, buying, trying and reviewing dozens of CBD oils, it is safe to say the ABC’s of CBD are still being spelled out. A smart buyer’s guide is essential. CBD is now the most recognized naturally-occurring cannabinoid found in hemp, setting the cannabis culture ablaze for its potential medicinal benefits and potent therapeutic effects. The highly-touted CBD extract from the cannabis sativa plant has admirable associations for being a safe, non-habit forming solution to helping a myriad of different health conditions. The prominently-prized cannabidiol compound is poised to capture an unprecedented portion of global nutraceutical and pharmaceutical formulations. And it does not make you ‘high’ like its notorious psychoactive cousin-cannabinoid, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). While CBD may be akin to the yang to THC’s yin, the non-intoxicating phytocannabinoid is truly trailblazing its own path. Once the 2018 Hemp Farming Bill enactment, CBD products under the 0.3% THC threshold soared due to removal of its Schedule I status on the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) Controlled Substance Act. This regulatory milestone greenlit hemp ...

Route 66 Bottle Tree Ranch founder passes, but Elmer Long’s famous attraction lives on

Most people would recycle them, toss them in the garbage or sell them in an antique store, but Elmer Long created a roadside attraction when he began making art sculptures with the thousands of glass bottles that he had amassed. The Route 66 stop in Oro Grande, near Victorville, features hundreds of tree-like sculptures made with glass bottles of all colors, shapes, and sizes including liquor bottles, soda bottles, medicine bottles, beer and water bottles in clear, blue, green, and brown colored glass, to name a few. Adorning the tops of these “trees,” are old guitars, sewing machines, guns, radios, typewriters, propellers, wagons, birdcages, gumball machines, and more. A tourist walks between the bottle trees while visiting Elmer’s Bottle Tree Ranch along Route 66 in Oro Grande near Victorville on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. Created by Elmer Long, the famous Route 66 stop features hundreds of tree-like sculptures made with thousands of glass bottles of all colors, shapes and sizes. Long passed away in June, but the ranch is expected to remain open. (Photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) The sun lights up some of the glass bottles at Elmer’s Bottle Tr...