Joe Cortez

Joe Cortez is an award-winning journalist based in Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition to his published work on CBD oil, his work has appeared in USA Today, The New York Post, and on The Weather Channel.

Epidiolex discussions with a doctor

What is Epidiolex?

Anyone who has a friend or relative with epilepsy may have heard about Epidiolex. In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epidiolex (cannabidiol) to treat seizures associated with two specific forms of epilepsy: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. While it may sound like a typical medicine …

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CBD Capsules vs. CBD Oil: What’s the Difference?

Revised July 2022 Since the federal legalization of industrial hemp in late 2018, the cannabidiol (CBD) industry is seeing explosive growth. CBD is now used by millions of Americans to help relieve a number of ailments, including inflammation, chronic pain, anxiety, insomnia, depression, and more — and demand appears …

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