CBDs medical benefits having been slowly making its way around the world, in 2018 the CBD market boomed with predictions of it being a 16 billion dollar industry by 2025. We’re not the only ones turning to CBD many Hollywood Celebrities now using Cannabis and speaking out about it, some have even partnered with a large Cannabis company to release their own lines of CBD products.
Stars such as Jennifer Aniston who told CNN that “CBD helps with pain, stress, and anxiety. It has all the benefits of marijuana without the high”.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-intoxicating extract from the Cannabis plant, meaning there is no “high” when taken. CBD oil is helping to treat a multitude of problems among celebrities, and they are speaking out.
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Number one socialite and the most popular Kardashian recently hosted a CBD themed baby shower for the upcoming birth of the couple’s fourth child. Everything from CBD Bar, Tea station and make your own CBD infused bath salts were some of the themed activities at the event.
When Asked why she picked the theme, Kim says she’s freaking out having a fourth child which was born via surrogate on May 10th.
She wanted everyone to be Zen and offered her guest a puff or oil rub to sooth themselves. A twitter post from the star states, “Anyone that knows me knows I am obsessed with CBD everything! You know if a Kardashian loves it then it’s defiantly worth the try”. source
This is us, star Mandy Moore is always prancing around in those high heels for hours on end. Complaining that at an event, last year she had to cut her night short because her shoes left her feeling like she was walking on glass.
Mandy’s stylist Erica Cloud, informed her about CBD oil after Moore asked her if she knew of any numbing cream for her feet. It was then Moore tried the Cannabidiol and now joining actresses like Kristen Bell, Busy Philipps and Michelle Williams also known for CBD use. source
The two Oscars and four Golden Globes winner has had type 2 diabetes for years claiming the cause was due to an unhealthy diet in his younger years. The actor tried CBD when he was sick of all the pills he was consuming with no relief, after discovering the health benefits of Cannabis he has since then, been working to create his public campaign so that everyone knows the benefits of the plant as a medicine.
Hanks recently teaming up with Heather Pyces, a student at Cornell University, to examine the health benefits of CBD oil in people with the disease.
In 2017 Hanks told CNN. The first time he ever tried CBD was to soothe anxiety, fed up of taking various pills to make him, “better.” Hanks stating, It wasn’t how he wanted to live life anymore. After trying CBD, Tom said it’s a huge relief to feel like himself again experiencing 90 percent relief of pain something no pill or medication could perform.
Everyone knows Whoppi for being outspoken for what she believes in making it known loud and proud. Now Whoppi has a new project on the go, a cannabis infused rub for women with menstrual cramps. Whoppi states that cannabis helped her when she was younger with cramping and has had a great relationship with the plant since also smoking it for glaucoma headaches.
Wanting to create a product that would help women and her three older granddaughters feel better but not get high, Whoopi went looking for a reputable cannabis grower. She instantly hit it off with eight time award winner of High Times Cannabis cup Maya Elisabeth.
Maya is owner and founder of Om Edibles, an all female run company featuring high quality cannabis products. It hears Whoopi & Maya’s signature products towards women in the form of rubs, bath soaks and even food; We can find their products in Colorado and California. Their goals are to inform women of medical properties and not to be ashamed to use them. source
Martha has become a household name if she recommends something then it must be good, lending her name to a wide variety of products from food to bedding. Lifestyle guru announced that she has recently joined one of the largest Marijuana companies worldwide, called Canopy Growth. The Canadian based company was introduced to Martha after friend and Co-host Snoop Dog joined the company telling them to get in contact with her.
Martha says that she is excited to be joining the company to share her life knowledge she has gained over the years.
Stewart being a long time animal lover will focus on CBD products for pets, focusing on health benefits. Although Martha says she is not a smoker; she has no problem with people around her smoking. I hope not being she’s friends with Snoop. If this household icon believes what cannabis is capable of, then what’s not to love about it. source
In 2017, the former Grease star diagnosed for the third time with breast Cancer, this time metastasized to her spine. She was first diagnosed in 1992 and then again in 2013 after a car accident showed it was back in her shoulder.
The 70 year old singer announced that she would treat her cancer with natural treatments, radiation therapy, and mediation, she has also cut sugar from her diet. In an interview with Dr. Oz, she describes the relief when she consumed CBD. Stating It has helped incredibly with the pain and sleep, how this amazing plant is helping so many people.
Olivia’s husband, John Easterling, grows the marijuana plants himself for Olivia and his multi-million dollar Cannabis company, Amazon Herb. His goal is to distill the CBD extract as natural as possible at the couple’s home in California. On April 2 of this year United Cannabis Corporation announced that they have partnered with John. Olivia says that she hopes in the near future that Australia will soon legalize Cannabis.
The man known for his voice-over rolls has been a long-time advocate of marijuana. In 2008, Freeman was in a car accident that nearly claimed his life having to use the jaws of life to get him free. After many surgeries to fix Freeman’s shoulder, he developed fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a medical condition that affects the nervous system causing bodily pain and mental distress.
Freeman stated: he suffers from fibromyalgia pain in his left arm, and the only thing that offers relief is marijuana. They’re talking about kids who have seizures and discovered that marijuana reduces them to where these children can have a life. The iconic voice is speaking out to legalize Cannabis everywhere, claiming that it can’t be a dangerous drug if it is safer to consume then alcohol.
Morgan uses both CBD and THC products admitting that he consumes cannabis for medical and recreational purposes. source
This famous talk show host has been a long-time advocate of cannabis after trying it himself in 1999 to treat the pain caused by his multiple sclerosis. Before someone informed Williams about cannabis, he was on so many opioids that his kidneys and liver suffered damage.
Over the past two decades, Williams has been an outspoken advocate of medical marijuana appearing on shows like Dr. Oz, to speak about the medicinal benefits of the magic plant. In 2017, Montel founded LenitivLabs, a medical cannabis company producing cannabis and hemp-derived CBD formulas. Williams claims that if it were not for CBD and THC products, the stroke he suffered in May 2018 would have claimed his life. Montel also gives educational speeches and TV appearances to raise awareness about the benefits.
Montel is such a big face of the cannabis world. Back in 2017 Williams sued several companies for using his name on their products to boost sales. The year long lawsuit has been since settled with the Arizona based companies agreeing not to use his name and to pay damages; the amount was undisclosed.
This one should be no surprise Pineapple express star has been outspoken about his Cannabis use for years. In an appearance on The Late Show, Rogan stated. “Yeah, I smoke weed all day, every day of my life. For the last twenty years, exclusively [I’ve worked high].… I enjoy weed in my personal life and on film”.
It comes with no surprise that the actor announced in March that he and Evan Goldberg, a fellow co-star are opening a Marijuana company. “Houseplant” A Canadian based company based out of British Columbia partnered with Canadian company Canopy Growth. Houseplant’s Sativa strain will be the first released, followed by the Indica and Hybrid products. Rogans goal is to have the best.
Michael J Fox.
The back to the future star has suffered from Parkinson’s disease since 1991, coming out to the public in 1998 about his illness after his symptoms kept getting worse. Michael himself uses CBD oil and products alike to manage the pain of the incurable disease. The Canadian born actor founded the Michael J Fox Foundation in 2000, set out to research a cure for Parkinson’s, not just treatment. The company which has invested over 650 million into clinical studies, a small part of those studies being CBD oil treatment.
Pre-clinical work funded by the charity shows that cannabinoids may protect brain cells through antioxidant and anti-inflammatory mechanisms.
The study of 21 people showed that CBD did improve their quality of life and reduced hallucinations in six people, but did not improve dyskinesia (Uncontrolled, involuntary movement.) in seventeen patients. More larger extensive Testing with CBD used with Parkinson is required.
If the good girl Mandy Moore and lifestyle icon Martha Stewart are moving into the world of Cannabis may be the stigma that comes with the plant will soon disappear. It has the properties to heal so much, but it limits the research because of it still being categorized as a Schedule I drug. In the same category as Heroin and LSD, defined as drugs with no medical use and a high potential for abuse.
What athletes use CBD?
Professional golfer Rickie Fowler is one of several athletes to partner with a CBD brand and advocate for its use in sports, alongside other big-name stars like NFL tight end Rob Gronkowski, women’s soccer player Megan Rapinoe, and NBA player Klay Thompson.
Who uses the most CBD?
Of all age groups, Americans age 18-29 are most likely to use CBD consistently, and its popularity decreases with age. (Gallup, 2019): 20% of people ages 18-29 use CBD. 16% of people ages 30-49 use CBD.