Meet CJ Nelson

World-class surfer and Care By Design brand ambassador, Mark “CJ” Nelson, is a San Francisco Bay Area native who has called Santa Cruz home for most of his life. A highly decorated competitive longboarder and surf icon, CJ has managed to remain at the top of his sport for several decades. Today, CJ focuses much of his energy on giving back to the sport he loves through progressive contributions to surfboard design, as well as sponsoring, coaching and mentoring young talent.

CBD: Breaking the Migrane Cycle

I hate to be that person, but when people tell me they know what I’m going through when I get a migraine because “last week they had a really bad headache,” I want to cry. It’s impossible to explain if you don’t get them, and when you find another migraine sufferer, you feel a strange kinship. We’re the only other ones who get it.

Cypress: CBD and Epilepsy

Approximately 3 million Americans suffer from epilepsy, a neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance, loss of consciousness, or convulsions, associated with abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Cypress’ family talks about using CBD-rich cannabis for epilepsy.