The science and discoveries around CBD are moving at an incredible pace.

We like to stay informed and have selected some interesting news items below which you should find interesting.

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad?

Aaron Horn first came across cannabidiol, or CBD, about three years ago in Glastonbury – the town, not the festival. “I found it at this amazing hemp shop, Hemp in Avalon,” recalls Horn, a musician who is now 35. “It’s run by a guy called Free. His last name is Cannabis. He changed his name by deed poll to Free Cannabis.”

Everything You Need to Know About CBD Oil in Beauty Products

We are living in the marijuanaissance. Thanks to CBD, cannabis is getting its glow-up, trading in the stoner image for a new one as a luxury wellness and beauty ingredient. Loosening of cannabis laws and the enthusiasm around emerging science has legitimized the medicinal claims surrounding CBD, but it’s the boutiquification of cannabis that has made everyone want to be seen with it.

CBD oil cut seizures in half for kids with Dravet syndrome

There’s new data supporting the use of Epidiolex — the first cannabidiol CBD medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration — to help curb a form of epilepsy.

We Asked an Expert: What Exactly Is CBD Oil and How Does It Work?

The beauty industry revolves around trends and buzzy new ingredients and it seems the latest word we’ve seen creep into the world of cosmetics and wellness is CBD. Between Milk Makeup’s cult KUSH Mascara and recent Cannabis Hydrating Face Mask as well as long-standing hemp ranges from the likes of The Body Shop, the use of cannabis-derived ingredients seems to be on the rise. However, the self-proclaimed “Miracle Molecule” itself, CBD, with alleged benefits including the reduction of stress and reduced inflammation of the skin can be confusing for the uninitiated. Is it legit? How do you use it? How much should you take and how often? And of course, the age-old question for any trendy ingredient you consume– is it safe?