FAQ’s

FAQ’s

Below you find answers to many of the most frequently asked questions.  In case you don’t see an answer, please reach out to us.

Do you ship to all 50 US States

Yes, we do. The United States Farm Bill of 2014 classified industrial hemp as hemp plants containing less than 0.3% THC. Based on the 2014 Farm Bill, the State of Colorado allows registration with the Colorado Department of Agriculture to commercially grow, produce, and market industrial hemp products. Our plants and products contain less than 0.3% THC and we are permitted by U.S. federal law and by Colorado law, to ship our hemp products anywhere in the US.


What is a full spectrum hemp extract ?

Whole plant extracts are hemp extracts that contain all cannabinoids and other plant beneficials as they naturally occur in our proprietary plant genetics.


What is an CBD isolate?

While whole plant extracts are hemp extracts that contain the cannabinoids and other plant beneficials as they naturally occur in a plant, isolates are single compounds separated from plant extracts. Isolates cannot deliver the same effects as whole plant extracts can. However, none of these statements have been approved by the FDA. Please read our medicinal disclaimer.

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What is (industrial) hemp?

Hemp is a Cannabis sativa plant. Industrial hemp are those cannabis sativa plants that contain less than 0.3% of THC in their dried plant matter. Industrial hemp comes in a variety of genetics, which differ in the quantities of cannabinoids they contain. Due to the low trace amount of THC, industrial hemp plants are not psychoactive, they do not give you a high, but allows you to benefit from the intake of cannabinoids and other plant beneficials. Our proprietary hemp plant genetics contain the highest level of cannabinoids available in the industry today, to provide you with the best hemp extracts possible.

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What is the history of hemp?

Hemp has been readily cultivated for thousands of years. Historically, industrial hemp was grown for fiber and seed. Legislation from 1930s to the 1960s and 1970s made it illegal to cultivate the plant in the US. The 2014 farm bill re-opened the door for the cultivation of hemp plants with a THC content of less than 0.3%.


What is the difference between Hemp and Marijuana?

Scientifically and genetically, hemp is always a strain of Cannabis sativa while marijuana can be one of three strains Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, or Cannabis ruderalis. Hemp is high in CBD and low in THC. It cannot give you a high, but much rather has the potential to provide significant health benefits, however none of these benefits have been approved by the FDA, please read our medicinal disclaimer.


What is Cannabidiol (CBD)?

Cannabidiol is the most prominent of the variety of cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. It is devoid of psychoactive effects and potentially the most important cannabinoid discovered yet. CBD occurs in levels from less than 1% in some commercial hemp plants, up to 10% or more by flower weight in certain female genetics. Up to over 20% of hemp flower can be cannabinoids. Our hemp extracts deliver the whole plant spectrum of cannabinoids and other plant beneficials


What are cannabinoids?

Each cannabis plant contains a variety of distinct cannabinoids and dozens of other natural compounds. The most well known cannabinoids are CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). CBD is not psychoactive, it does not give you a ‘high’, while THC is the only psychoactive of all cannabinoids, it gives you a ‘high’. Industrial hemp is a cannabis plant that contains less than 0.3% of THC in its dried plant matter, which constitutes trace amounts only that do not give you a high. Our products are made of proprietary industrial hemp genetics that are particularly high in CBD and extremely low in THC, providing you with an industry leading whole spectrum of plant beneficials.

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How do Cannabinoids work?

Humans naturally produce cannabinoids that are involved physiological processes affecting: appetite, muscle cell learning, nerve signal pathways (synapses) etc. In the human body cannabinoids bind to receptors called CB1 and CB2. These receptors modulate the brain, the nervous system, and major organs. Cannabinoids bind to either one of the receptors. CBD, however, binds to both of them providing clinical benefits. Research indicates that increased reception of CBD stimulates the body to increase cannabinoid production levels. However, none of these statements have been approved by the FDA. Please read our medicinal disclaimer.


What is a whole plant extract?

Whole plant extracts are hemp extracts that contain the cannabinoids and other plant beneficials as they naturally occur in our proprietary plant genetics.


What is an isolate?

While whole plant extracts are hemp extracts that contain the cannabinoids and other plant beneficials as they naturally occur in a plant, isolates are single compounds separated from plant extracts. Isolates cannot deliver the same effects as whole plant extracts can. However, none of these statements have been approved by the FDA. Please read our medicinal disclaimer.


What is the entourage effect?

The entourage effect describes the observation that plant beneficials have shown more positive effects when consumed from whole plant extracts than the consumption of separated parts of the plant beneficials provides. However, none of these statements have been approved by the FDA. Please read our medicinal disclaimer.


Can I get high from CBD and other cannabinoid products?

No, there are no psychoactive effects resulting from the use of our plants, because there is only a trace amount of THC present in industrial hemp plants. Our hemp extracts have high CBD and other cannabinoids, but only trace levels of THC. In order to be compliant with the Colorado Department of Agriculture and the 2014 Farm Bill, Section 7606, our plants must test to have THC levels below 0.3% of dried plant matter.


Do I need a prescription or medical card to buy your products?

Not for our products, which feature the legal, low-level trace amount of the psychoactive compound THC and are considered food supplements by the FDA. However, any hemp extract, CBD oil, or any other substance containing higher psychoactive THC levels are available by prescription only or require a state medical card for purchase in states where legal.


Will your hemp product cause me to fail a drug test?

As with all hemp products, there is a chance that consumption could trigger a positive drug test. Although there is little to no THC in our products, please consult with your doctor and/or employer if this is a concern.


Is A Boulder Pharm‘s hemp oil safe for children?

Please consult with your physician. There is evidence and testimonials that hemp extracts are benefiting people of all ages with seizure disorders, ptsd, and a variety of mental and physical disorders. However, none of these findings have been approved by the FDA. Please read our full disclaimer.

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What is the best method of ingestion?

Our products are dietary supplements, whose medicinal value has not been approved by the FDA. Due to FDA regulations, we can recommend a dietary supplement for internal consumption and for general wellness, only.


How should I decide which hemp extract to purchase?

Our products deliver varying amounts of oil extract. All ages and walks of life can experience the benefits of our whole plant extracts high in cannabinoids and phytochemicals. You can boost a healthy lifestyle and improve your general wellness by identifying the quantity of hemp extract that works for you. In accordance with federal regulations we can only recommend our products for general wellness. Please note that none of these statements have been approved by the FDA. Please read our medicinal disclaimer.


What are the differences in hemp products available on the market, today?

There is a variety of product offerings on the market today including tinctures, tablets, lotions, vape cartridges etc., which differ in the delivery methods of hemp extract to the body and the quantity and quality of hemp extract in the product. What really should matter to the consumer is the actual quantity and quality of hemp extract in the product. Our quality is one of the best in the industry. Our proprietary female plant genetics grown organically, deliver the highest content of cannabinoids and other plant beneficials available.


What is hemp oil how is it different from hemp seed oil?

Hemp oil is a hemp plant extract high in cannabinoids and other plant beneficials. Depending on the oil extraction method, it may contain some or the whole spectrum of plant beneficials including some or all plant cannabinoids the hemp plant contains. Hemp seed oil, while high in Omega-3&6, contain little to no cannabinoids and other plant beneficials, is derived from hemp seeds.


What are your quality control standards?

For the consumer it is important to know and to trust the hemp product consumed. We control the full-product-cycle from propagated plant to finished product here on our farm in Boulder, CO. Every step of this cycle is quality controlled on site, except for independent lab tests. Unlike our competitors, we do not use any third party components.


What is the right dosage for my pet and are there any side effects?

Although there has been great promise shown that hemp extracts benefit your pet as well, no dosage recommendations have been established yet. Meanwhile please ask your vet for what is best for your pet. There should be no side-effects as long as you follow your vet’s advice.


I would like to return a product, how do I do this?

If you feel the need to return any of our products, please contact us within seven days of receiving the shipment via email. We will send a package label to your email address that you can print out, place on the original shipping package, and ship back at no cost to you. Once we receive the returned product, a refund will be issued and you will receive an email notifying you of that transaction. Please note that only unopened original containers can be returned for a refund. Products and product packaging that have been opened or tampered with, do not qualify for a refund.


What’s the ideal serving size for me, and how often should I take it?

There is no easy answer to this. We recommend one to two servings of 1 ml of a potency that best aligns with your current health and well-being per day. We recommend our 15mg/ml potency hemp extract for healthy individuals, who want to maintain a full body balance throughout a busy day. Our 30mg/ml potency hemp extract fights the minor mental and physical fatigue we experience in our day-to-day life. Our 60mg/ml potency hemp extract is best used to counter major mental and physical stresses. However, none of our recommendations are FDA approved and shall not be considered medical advice. Please read our full disclaimer for more detail.


Are there negative side effects to hemp products?

Hemp is considered to be generally safe. We’ve never seen or heard of any negative side effects or overdose, but we cannot rule them out, of course. Please consult with your physician before using any dietary supplement including hemp extract supplements.


What kind of testing/ analysis is performed on your products?

We installed strict internal quality assurance systems. Third party laboratories analyze all of our hemp extracts and final products for cannabinoid potency, heavy metals, bacterial and microbial life, mycotoxins (fungus), and pesticides.


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