What Makes Haleigh’s Hope Different From Other Products on the Market?

Why our hemp CBD oil may be the best choice for you 

Advocates of natural health have a lot to say about cannabidiol, also known as CBD. The public is awakening to its many benefits, so there’s many different CBD products trying to break into the market. 

With all the options to choose from, how do you know what will be best for you?

At Haleigh’s Hope, we value health education. We want our consumers to be armed with knowledge when they make important decisions about their health. So, if you’re in the market for a CBD supplement, here’s what makes Haleigh’s Hope different — and why it may be the best choice for you.

What is Haleigh’s Hope?

Haleigh’s Hope® is a high quality, whole-plant hemp extract that contains naturally occurring cannabinoids from 100% organic, non-GMO ingredients. Haleigh’s Hope was created from a proprietary genetic strain of hemp that was carefully bred and cultivated over seven years to achieve a specific profile of compounds, making the extract a CBD rich hemp oil. All Haleigh’s Hope products are lab tested for quality and safety.

The primary ingredient in Haleigh’s Hope is cannabidiol (CBD), and it contains less than 0.3% THC. Independent research has shown that CBD is a neuroprotectant and encourages healthy cells to reproduce. 

How Haleigh’s Hope Compares:

Extract: Other product manufacturers often just sell purified CBD oil from unknown sources, but Haleigh’s Hope is a whole-plant extract containing a variety of naturally occurring compounds in addition to the CBD. Research has shown the over 480 other components of the cannabis plant, working in synergy, exert a substantially greater therapeutic effect than any single compound alone. This concept, known as “the entourage effect,” was coined by the legendary Dr. Raphael Mechoulam of Israel. We have spent the past seven years breeding our proprietary strains of hemp to contain the specific ratios of cannabinoids and terpenoids that are found only in Haleigh’s Hope and associated with our customers’ success stories. 

Quality: Haleigh’s Hope grows, extracts, produces, packages and ships 100% of our product from our facilities in Colorado. Because we have exclusive control over our products from seed to sale, we ensure the highest levels of quality and consistency in the industry, unlike many of our competitors who import their hemp oil from foreign countries such as China, or use the clothing byproduct industrial hemp paste. Every batch of our product is lab tested for safety and quality.

Safety: CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that has been shown to provide numerous therapeutic benefits without causing the high that users typically associate with cannabis, which comes from the cannabinoid THC. We can assure you that there is less than 0.3% THC in Haleigh’s Hope. With some other CBD products, THC content can range drastically, making our hemp CBD oil a safer choice. 

Legality: Rest assured that Haleigh’s Hope is completely legal. The United States Farm Bill of 2014 classified industrial hemp as containing less than 0.3% THC on a dry-weight basis, and U.S. Federal Courts have ruled that naturally occurring cannabinoids derived from hemp with less than 0.3% THC are not included in the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) under the definition of marijuana. Haleigh’s Hope contains THC levels of 0.3% or less and is legally classified as a hemp extract, making it legal to ship to all 50 states. We can also ship to many international countries.  

The Real Difference:

We strive to make to provide safe, effective, high-quality products to health-focused individuals worldwide. We strive to make a positive difference in the lives of every customer we work with. Our company exists today because we made a difference in the life of Haleigh Cox. 

Haleigh is the inspiration behind Haleigh’s Hope. She was diagnosed with intractable epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. Haleigh had around 200 seizures per day until she transitioned to treatment with hemp CBD oil. After one month, Haleigh had her first seizure-free day in years. Now she only has a few seizures (on a bad day). 

If you choose Haleigh’s Hope, you are buying from a company that cares. You can find our hemp CBD oil for sale on our products page

 

There’s Hope in Hemp CBD Oil

Top Three Benefits Those with Epilepsy Experience from Hemp CBD Oil  

Epilepsy is a common brain condition and seizures are the main symptoms. There are 65 million people around the world with epilepsy, many with unknown causes. Almost one in three patients with epilepsy have a treatment-resistant form, according to recent research.

Living with epilepsy can mean living in fear. Seizures can strike without much warning at any point, leaving many feeling out of control. Those with intractable epilepsy are resistant to medicine, exacerbating the fears of an attack. 

These symptoms are all intertwined — uncontrolled epilepsy can mean more frequent epilepsy attacks, resulting in fear and anxiety. Hemp CBD oil may help with managing all of these symptoms and more. 

What is Hemp CBD Oil?

Hemp is a type of cannabis, the plant family commonly known as marijuana. Cannabis contains more than 100 active compounds called cannabinoids with medical potential. 

The cannabis plant has been essentially banned in the United States since 1937, stifling innovation in the medical field, though at the time the American Medical Association objected to the strong regulations. 

As attitudes and laws change throughout the country, we’ve discovered more about the ways cannabinoids might help support health. For instance, we now know that the human body makes and uses its own natural cannabinoids through what is called the endocannabinoid system. Plant-based cannabinoids bond to endocannabinoid receptors and are used similarly by the human body. 

There’s one cannabinoid in particular that has recently grown a body of research — cannabidiol (CBD). It has become known for a variety of effects, such as reducing inflammation and anxiety and supporting healthy sleep. However, some of the strongest evidence supports the use of CBD for seizures, especially for those with treatment-resistant epilepsy. 

The Top Three CBD Oil Benefits for Epilepsy: 

  1. Reduced seizure frequency: Research has shown that CBD can reduce seizure frequency and provide a safe alternative to traditional epilepsy medications, which have a variety of unwanted side effects. One study found that CBD can reduce seizure frequency by 50% after three months, while others have found similar results. Evidence is so strong that the FDA approved a drug comprised of CBD for treating severe forms of epilepsy (Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome) in 2018.
  2. Reduced anxiety: Many use CBD oil for anxiety. For those with epilepsy, the unknown nature of when a seizure will strike can cause anxiety. Anxiety is a powerful negative emotion that impedes in daily life, affecting things like work and school performance, sleep and social relationships. Epilepsy is known to already disrupt daily living, making the compounding struggles with anxiety even more difficult. Many studies suggest that CBD can significantly reduce anxiety, supporting overall health and well-being.
      
  3. Improved brain function: Since epileptic seizures are often the result of overly excited neuronal activity, drugs that treat seizures often suppress brain activity.  This can have negative effects on the brain, such as reduced attention span and trouble with learning. CBD doesn’t harm the brain like other epilepsy drugs can — in fact, some research suggests it actually helps the brain. CBD may have neuroprotective properties, meaning it supports the health of brain neurons and overall brain function.

Success With CBD:

Haleigh Cox, the inspiration behind Haleigh’s Hope, had around 200 seizures per day until she transitioned to treatment with CBD oil. After one month, Haleigh had her first seizure-free day in years. Now she only has a few seizures (on a bad day). 

Haleigh’s Hope was created to provide safe, effective, high-quality products to health-focused individuals worldwide. You can find our CBD oil for sale on our products page. Thanks to Haleigh, we can provide hope for others, too.

This time, science weighs in on a Capitol debate over medicinal marijuana

For the sixth year in a row, the General Assembly has taken up legislation addressing the legal status of medicinal marijuana in Georgia.

This year is different. Political skepticism, while not disappearing, is clearly on the wane. Perhaps more important, the state’s scientific and medical communities are weighing in as never before.

“We never had that. The medical support is here,” said state Rep. Micah Gravley, R-Douglasville, author this year’s effort, House Bill 324.

Which means the incremental steps taken so far by the Legislature haven’t turned people away. “What we’re seeing is that the sky hasn’t fallen in,” Gravley said.

State Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, introduced the first medical marijuana bill in 2014, moved by stories of constituents who said that low-THC oil, a non-intoxicating ingredient drawn from marijuana, had helped children who suffered from epilepsy and other seizure-inducing conditions.

“Haleigh’s Hope Act” was signed into law the next year. Over the next three sessions, Peake was able to get the list of patients who could use the oil expanded.

Peake retired from the Legislature last year, his work unfinished.

Marijuana remains classified as a Schedule I drug by the U.S. Justice Department. And Peake was unable to persuade the Republican leadership at the state Capitol — Gov. Nathan Deal, in particular — to embrace legislation that would permit the cultivation of low-THC marijuana in Georgia.

That would allow families in need of it to escape the possibility of federal prosecution as felons when they cross state lines with their cannabis oil in hand.

Gravley, who served as Peake’s lieutenant in past battles over medical marijuana, has picked up that particular torch.

“My mission is to get lab-tested oil into the hands of the patients who are registered in the state, without requiring them to incur the expense of traveling to another state,” Gravley said.

Given the expense, many who do seek low-THC oil elsewhere can only afford to make the trip once or twice a year. They load up. “What happens if you get caught in Kansas? What happens if you get caught in Oklahoma? They’re having to bring a quantity back that could send them away for a good long while,” the lawmaker said.

Gravley, like Peake before him, opposes legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

HB 324 is a “seed-to-sale” bill that would allow 10 licensees to grow and process low-THC marijuana under high-security conditions. All plants would be grown indoors, under 24/7 video monitoring.

Sixty dispensaries would be allowed across the state. No one without a state-issued card would be allowed to enter the retail outlets. In advertisements, these stores would be prohibited from using the word “marijuana” or words like it — pot, weed, and such. Even signs with green lighting would be banned. And no vaping.

HB 324 passed the House last week, on a veto-proof 123 to 40 vote. An impressed Gov. Brian Kemp hasn’t said a word against the measure. “When it passes with a constitutional majority, it might not matter what I think,” the governor quipped this week.

Leaders of the GOP-controlled Senate say some changes to HB 324 might be demanded, but legislation to allow in-state cultivation of low-THC oil is likely to pass the chamber in coming weeks.

Opposition to medicinal marijuana legislation has been led by social conservative forces in the state Capitol — the Georgia Baptist Mission Board and the Faith and Freedom Coalition, in particular. The Georgia Sheriffs’ Association has also remained an implacable foe.

What’s changed is the attitude of what might be called Georgia’s lab coat crowd. Physicians and other academics are no longer on the sidelines, as they were in 2014. It is possible they were provoked.

Two weeks before House passage of HB 324, opponents brought Alex Berenson, a former New York Times reporter, before a House committee. Berenson is out with a new book on the hazards of marijuana: “Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence.”

“I think cannabis is a much more psychiatrically destructive substance than is commonly understood. There is very strong evidence that cannabis can cause psychosis,” Berenson said. “There is also strong evidence that cannabis can produce schizophrenia.”

The author conceded that marijuana may help with nausea caused by chemotherapy, but dismissed other beneficial claims. “The idea that it can be a solution to the opioid crisis goes against generations of evidence that it’s a gateway drug, and is based on very, very weak epidemiological data,” Berenson said.

The trouble is, several people at the University of Georgia have been studying that very thing. One of them is David Bradford, a professor of public administration and policy.

In one paper, Bradford and his fellow researchers — his own daughter among them — found a 14.7 percent reduction in opioid use under Medicare Part D in states in which medical cannabis is offered through dispensaries. Other academics have found that opioid-related deaths fall by 25 percent in states where patients have access to cannabis.

“The evidence of cannabis’ value, clinically, for a number of conditions, is unassailable at this point,” Bradford told me. He acknowledged that there was slight merit in the argument Berenson lays out in his book.

“There are some hints about associations with schizophrenia, and some people with mental illness probably shouldn’t use this option to treat chronic pain, but for a wide range of people, the clinical evidence is now pretty clear,” Bradford said. “This book does misrepresent the science rather substantially.”

Gravley has a letter from Bradford in hand to that effect. Other endorsements come from ranking figures at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, and Emory University. And the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

So sayeth the lab coats. But this is the Georgia General Assembly. Personal testifyin’ and outright conversions — not science — make the best impressions.

Gravley says his strongest letter of support has come from Bob Starrett, chief of police in the city of Austell and a longtime foe of medicinal marijuana legislation.

Joe Jerkins is the mayor of Austell, and has been for 29 years. But he has decided not to seek re-election this year, citing health concerns.

“Our mayor was recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s,” Starrett wrote on official city stationery. Tremors and uncontrollable shaking made had made mayoral work difficult for him.

“He recently obtained a low-THC oil registration card. His symptoms improved after he began using the oil,” Starrett wrote. “Access to this medication has allowed him to function more normally, including signing his name to this letter.”

The signature of Mayor Joe Jerkins is indeed at the bottom of the letter, shaky but legible. And Starrett says he has changed his mind about cannabis oil.

 

Originally from AJC News