Consumer Reports: ABCs of CBD
The use of medical marijuana has become extremely popular in today’s day because a single compound is known as CBD. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the crucial components of cannabis breaking into stores and online as well. Although there’s no ample of research available on this to support, it has become difficult to understand the efficacy of CBD. However, the legal status depends on the state. This Consumer Report reveals the exact difference between the confused ‘ABCs of CBD’.
CBD can be derived me hemp or marijuana plant. Those CBD extracted from hemp contains almost no THC content. Hence, most of the CBD products developed have a modest amount of THC and therefore it doesn’t cause you high. CBD has been infused with a topical cream, oil, a gummy, or even a capsule.
A research shows extremely promising result stating that CBD may help in lowering pain, and anxiety. Right at this moment, the research has only shown proven impact of CBD for treating epilepsy. Moreover, in June, the FDA had approved the first CBD medication in the U.S. known as ‘Epidiolex,’ which shows major effects on epilepsy.
According to the legal conditions of the CBD infused product, buy such products online or from a store or from a dispensary can be quite confusing. It is because of the federal government has clearly classified that things extracted from the marijuana plant, even CBD, should be considered as 1 controlled substance, such as heroin / LSD, and hence, it is illegal to consume such stuff at a federal level. The increase in interest among the people for treating all possible health conditions with CBD has started legalizing CBD in many states.
However, the different state has different terms and conditions on CBD. In those states where CBD is legal, there are other regulations to confuse while picking CBD infused products online.
The previous year, research was conducted on 84 CBD products. According to the study, only 26 out of 84 products that were purchased online contained CBD content as claimed on their labels. There were some products which were without CBD, while others were also having THC.