Answers to the Most Commonly Asked CBD Questions

Commonly asked questions regarding CBD

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Today, we are sharing answers to the most asked questions regarding CBD.

What is CBD?

CBD is a compound extracted from cannabis plants, and the main compound found in the hemp plant. Unlike THC within marijuana plants, CBD is not psychoactive, so it does not change a person’s state of mind when consumed.

Are CBD and marijuana from the same cannabis plant?

No, CBD and marijuana come from different plants. They do, however, come from the same species of cannabis plant. Both CBD and marijuana derive from the cannabis sativa species. While CBD and marijuana both come from the same species of the cannabis plant, they are derived from different species of cannabis sativa. CBD is derived from hemp, while marijuana is derived from the marijuana species.

What does CBD stand for?

CBD is short for cannabidiol.

Do CBD products contain THC?

To be legal, CBD products must contain less than 0.3% THC to be legal according to Federal law.

What is the main difference between full and broad-spectrum?

The main difference is that full-spectrum extracts may contain trace amounts of THC (under 0.3%), while broad-spectrum extracts have the THC completely removed.

Is CBD legal?

CBD that is extracted from hemp and contains less than 0.3% THC is legal at the federal level with the passage of the Farm Bill in late 2018. Each state also has its own law regarding the legality of CBD.

What is the ‘Entourage Effect’?

The entourage effect is used to describe what happens when multiple compounds from the industrial hemp plant work together. These components work together to enhance the potential benefits of the plant, with each compound magnifying the therapeutic properties of the others while mitigating their potential side effects.

Is CBD intoxicating?

CBD is non-intoxicating and doesn’t cause euphoric feelings.

What are the health benefits of CBD?

CBD has shown promising potential therapy for:

  • Pain (neuropathic, chronic, cancer-related, etc.)
  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Parkinson’s
  • Inflammation
  • Acne

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