• Why is 0.3% the Legal Limit for THC in Hemp and CBD?

    Why is 0.3% the Legal Limit for THC in Hemp and CBD?

    What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana? By legal definition in the U.S., it really boils down to THC content, with the distinction being whether the cannabis crop has more or less than 0.3% THC by dry weight. In most of Europe, the limit is even lower at 0.2%. But where did these legal limits even come from? For the answer to this question...
  • How to Buy CBD Oil for the First Time

    How to Buy CBD Oil for the First Time

    So, you’ve decided you want to get CBD oil. You’ve done your research, and have a good idea of what to check for when evaluating your CBD product. But how do you actually get your hands on the stuff? Worry not, friend. Here’s how to buy CBD oil for the first time. Evaluate your state While CBD and industrial hemp are federally legal, some...
  • Is CBD for Pets Safe?

    Is CBD for Pets Safe?

    While the amount of hemp-derived CBD products for humans has grown tenfold over the past few years, what about CBD products for pets? Are they safe? Are they effective? And where’s the proof? TL;DR: Yes, CBD is safe for pets! All vertebrates have a network of cannabinoids and cannabinoid receptors called the endocannabinoid system. This system enables CBD and other cannabinoids to interact with...
  • Where Can You Buy CBD Oil?

    Where Can You Buy CBD Oil?

    Here, there, and everywhere! Okay, well, not quite everywhere. But CBD oil is available for purchase nationwide throughout the U.S., as well as in select European countries. You can purchase in-store or online - your preference! Bluebird’s store finder If you want to pick up your CBD in person, you can locate your closest CBD supplier using Bluebird’s interactive map. If you happen to...
  • Where to Buy CBD Oil in Texas

    Where to Buy CBD Oil in Texas

    CBD and Texas. Don’t worry, despite some past regulatory challenges, these two words definitely belong in the same sentence. Thanks to HB 1325 in Texas, which establishes and clarifies regulations in accordance with the 2018 farm bill, it is expressly legal to buy hemp-derived CBD oil in Texas.  While cannabis-derived CBD oil is still limited to only those with medical marijuana cards in Texas,...
  • Where to Buy CBD Oil in NYC

    Where to Buy CBD Oil in NYC

    CBD was made federally legal as part of the 2018 Farm Bill, but this hasn’t prevented clashes between some state and local regulations with regards to hemp products. So, here’s a little guidance from Bluebird on where to buy CBD if you’re livin’ large in the Big Apple.  How to Buy CBD Oil in NYC Ship it to your door: Bluebird Botanicals currently ships...