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Frequently asked questions



How is Full Spectrum CBD different from Isolate?

Isolate CBD is pure CBD, seperated from the rest of the plant. Full Spectrum CBD is a whole plant extract that contains all of the trace cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids that make hemp so special. This includes trace, non-intoxicating amounts of THC. We like to compare Full Spectrum to a salad and Isolate to a vegetable. While we believe in and prefer Full Spectrum products, we offer Isolates as an option to those who can have absolutely NO THC in their systems for any reason.

What is the “Entourage Effect?”

The Entourage Effect refers to the benefits of taking Small amount of other cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids that work together to enhance the effects of CBD and other cannabinoids. We prefer Full Spectrum products because of their Entourage Effect.

What is Nano CBD?

Nano refers to the smaller size of the CBD particles. It's like the difference between granulated sugar and powdered sugar. Powdered sugar can be spread over a larger area than the same amount of granulated. The smaller particles of Nano CBD make it more available to your body. That means it works up to 10x faster than regular CBD.

How often and how much CBD should People take?

We recommend 25-50mg for Daily Support and like to split that total dose throughout our day. For Nightly Support start with 5mg of CBN. We encourage everyone to take notes for the first week and adjust the dose as needed. For Athletic Support or extreme situations we encourage people to experiment with doses of 100-250mg+! We see the best outcomes by taking CBD before stress or injury versus after.

Does CBD make you tired?

Generally CBD does NOT make you tired. It can help relax the mind and improve physical discomfort, which can be helpful to fall asleep.

What do you recommend for better sleep?

CBD is great to help fall asleep. CBN has been shown to aid in achieving more deep and restful sleep. We add CBD to our CBN products to improve their effectiveness: The Entourage Effect.

Is it safe for pets?

Yes. Our pets can benefit in many of the ways we do when you give them CBD. We recommend talking to your veterinarian before giving your pet CBD.

How old do I have to be to buy CBD?

While there is no established Federal minimum age to buy CBD products, we recommend only selling to Adults 18 yrs of age or older. We recommend looking up your local laws for best practices or asking us for guidance.

Is CBD legal in the United States?

Yes. Period. Even our Full Spectrum CBD is legal because it is derived from Hemp and contains no more than the Federal limit of 0.3% THC.

Can I fly/travel with my CBD?

You can travel with Twisted Spoke CBD products ANYWHERE in the United States including territories like Guam, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands. We advise contacting us before International travel for the most current rules.

Is the sale of CBD limited in my state?

Because of constantly changing laws we recommend that you contact us for current rules in your state. For instance the sale of Full Spectrum CBD is not allowed in certain states, and some don't allow the sale of CBN without a specific license.

Should I talk to my Doctor before taking CBD?

Daily doses of CBD in the 25 to 50 milligram range are considered safe for anyone to take. Informing your health care professional about any supplement you use is a good idea. Anyone being prescribed medication should consult their doctor about possible drug interactions. CBD has been shown in clinical studies to be safe at very high doses with minimal to no side effects.

Will CBD make me fail a drug test?

Full Spectrum CBD contains trace amounts of THC. Over time that can cause a positive for THC in a drug test. We recommend using Isolate CBD if you are concerned about drug testing for employment. We recommend abstaining from any CBD use if you are Active Duty Military. If you are an athlete competing in a WADA sanctioned organization you CAN use Full Spectrum product in training but must only use Isolate CBD during the day of a competition. Ask your employer about their CBD use policies before ingesting any CBD products. Ratio Testing is becoming much more common and they may allow you to use Full Spectrum CBD with no headaches.

Our Isolate products are designed to be used by Olympic Athletes, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Teachers, Government Employees and anyone that doesn’t want to jeopardize their livelihood or career.

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