What is CBD?
CBD or cannabidiol is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant
What is CBD used for?
CBD has enormous therapeutic and medicinal potential. It has been found to have therapeutic benefits for the treatment of chronic pain, cancer, Crohn’s disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, PTSD, cardiovascular disease, anxiety, antibiotic resistant infections, multiple sclerosis, and schizophrenia. Preclinical research and clinical studies have shown that CBD has strong anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticonvulsant, anti-depressant, anti-psychotic, anti-tumoral, and neuroprotective qualities. CBD can change gene expression and remove beta amyloid plaque, the trademark of Alzheimer’s, from brain cells.
What is the difference between CBD and THC?
CBD and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are similar in that they’re both cannabinoids that interact with the cannabinoid receptors of the endocannabinoid system. However, the similarities end there. THC is the cannabinoid that creates the euphoric effects (the “high”) associated with marijuana. CBD does not generate these effects. In fact, CBD actually blocks the euphoric effects of THC.
What types of products does CBD come in?
CBD can come in a multitude of products such as tinctures, liquid concentrates, capsules, edibles, beverages, vape oil, lotions, and salves.
Is CBD Legal?
CBD is legal to purchase and consume under federal law, provided that it is extracted from hemp. Hemp is a non-psychoactive variety of Cannabis sativa L. that contains less than 0.3%
European imported hemp is legal to be imported, sold and consumed in all 50 states.
American grown hemp is legal in those states which have a pilot program under the auspices of an accredited university. Each state’s statute is different, but according to the National Conference of State Legislatures, the states with laws allowing the commercial hemp are: http://www.ncsl.org/research/agriculture-and-rural-development/state-industrial-hemp-statutes.aspx
Given the current legislative environment, we recommend that you check your state’s current law before purchasing.
Will I fail a drug test if I use CBD?
If you use our Zero THC products, you will not fail a drug test searching for THC. For our full spectrum products, there is a possibility of failing a drug test as there are detectible levels of THC in these products. Whether or not you will fail a specific drug test will depend on the amount of the product you ingest as well as the precision of the test.