Marijuana plants tend to be shorter plants and are grown for their flowers. The THC content is higher in these plants and is mainly used recreationally, however, some states have legislation in place to allow marijuana for medical use with a recommendation from a doctor. Because of the restrictions regarding marijuana, growing these plants can be extremely difficult and leave enormous carbon footprint, depending on the growing practices.
Question WHAT IS CBD?
AnswerCannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, is a phytocannabinoid found in cannabis and/ or agricultural hemp. It is recognozed for its benefits on human and animal health and is capable of affecting nearly every biological process via the endocannabinoid system.
Question CAN CBD GET ME ``HIGH``?
AnswerNo! CBD is a phytocannabinoid that it is a non-psychotoxic and has a remarkable safety profile.
Question WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HEMP AND MARIJUANA?
AnswerArgicultural hemp has tall, bamboo like, thick stocks, very thin leaves, and little to no flowers. Defined as a cannabis plant containing less than 0.3% THC, hemp is grown mainly to make textiles, food & oils, and does not get you “high”. Growing agricultural hemp has less restrictions than marijuana, which allows to be grown in largest scales and outdoors.
Question IS IT ILLEGAL TO SELL HEMP-DERIVED PRODUCTS?
AnswerProducts that are manufactured from agricultural hemp, which contains less than 0.3% THC dry weight, are exempt from the Federal Controlled Substances Act, therefore are currently not unlawful for distribution. We are happy to provide a signed legal opinion to those who are interested in learning more.
Question WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF TAKING CBD?
AnswerDue to DSHEA guidelines, we are not allowed to state conditions CBD mat affect. We encourage you to do your own research, consult doctors, and yes PubMed.gov as a resource for articles coming out in real time. More research is being done to provide structure/ function claims associated with taking CBD. We encourage you to talk to your doctor first before starting any new nutritional and dietary supplement regimen.