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What is CBD Oil & How Can it Help Me?

CBD oil has been a hot button issue in the past couple of years. Since hemp-derived CBD is legal, CBD is much easier to access and many people have tried it.

The demand for CBD products has recently skyrocketed! There has been a big increase in the need for CBD vape pen, CBD topicals and even CBD infused drinks.

There is a lot of controversy around CBD since hemp-derived CBD isn’t as highly regulated as marijuana-derived CBD. If you’re looking to try marijuana-derived CBD, you’re in the right place!

Louisiana Marijuana Card is the number one provider of medical marijuana cards in the state. We are not only here to help you with your physical health but with your health and wellness all around.

In today’s blog, we’re going to get into all the details on what CBD oil is, how it can help you and where you can get it in Louisiana!

What is CBD Oil?

Cannabidiol, or CBD for short, is one of the main cannabinoids in the marijuana plant. You can think of CBD as the sister to THC. THC is the cannabinoid in marijuana that has psychoactive effects, aka the part that makes you feel “high.” CBD on the other hand, holds all the medicinal properties of THC yet has no psychoactive effects.

CBD and THC both exist in the marijuana plant as their acid form (CBDA and THCA). Both of these must be heated, or decarboxylated, in order to be activated.

Although marijuana can come in many different forms, in Louisiana there have been restrictions on the type of products you can get in the state. Up until now, only the sale of marijuana oil was permitted in the state. But just this past month, Louisiana approved raw marijuana flower to be available for sale at dispensaries starting in 2022!

So what is CBD or marijuana oil? Oil is an umbrella term that is used to describe a liquid extract. This liquid extract can be used to make a variety of products that you can purchase for your treatment at Louisiana dispensaries. You can purchase edibles, tinctures, topicals, lotions and capsules. All of these use marijuana oil to make their products and you can get these with varying amounts of THC, CBD or both!

How Can CBD Help Me?

CBD has actually been heavily researched and is known to have anti-inflammatory properties. CBD has benefits for inflammation on the nervous system. They are linked to medical conditions such as arthritis or inflammation related to the gut.

CBD is also known to help cancer patients during chemotherapy treatment. It has been shown to decrease some side effects such as nausea and chronic pain.

Not only does CBD treat chronic physical pain but it also is known to treat neuropathic pain. Many patients with medical conditions such as multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease use a mixture of CBC and THC products to treat their pain and also reduce inflammation as well.

If you are looking for more information on CBD and details on the conditions it can help, check out our blog on “Everything You Need To Know About CBD.”

How Can I Get CBD Oil in Louisiana?

It has never been easier to get CBD oil in Louisiana! All you need to do is see if you qualify for medical marijuana treatment.

Louisiana is what we call an “all conditions state.” This means that any and all medical conditions can qualify you for medical marijuana treatment in the state.

If you have a medical condition that you believe medical marijuana can help treat, you’re in the right place! You can get your card in four easy steps:

  1. Schedule an appointment with us by calling (833)253-2943 or schedule an appointment online.

  2. Submit your documentation by completing the patient intake form and submitting your medical records to us.

  3. Meet with our compassionate doctors who are certified medical marijuana doctors to discuss your condition and treatment options.

  4. Receive your medical marijuana card with the doctor’s approval and get access to Louisiana dispensaries!

Don’t wait another day for the relief that you deserve!

Doctors Who Care. Relief You Can Trust.

At Louisiana Marijuana Card, our mission is helping everyone achieve wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to medical marijuana. Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce stigma for our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.

Call us at (833) 253-2943, or simply book a medical marijuana evaluation to start getting relief you can trust today!

Check out Louisiana Marijuana Card’s Blog to keep up to date on the latest medical marijuana news, tips, and information. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to join the medical marijuana conversation in Louisiana!


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