Hemp vs. Marijuana, Act I
“If you’re going to dip your toe into the CBD waters, at the top of the list should be, ‘Don’t make disease claims’.”
Supporting real-world evaluation of CBD by physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants through independent lab-verified quality, HIPAA-compliant outcomes tracking, and lower costs to patient.
“The language also for the first time amends the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970 so that industrial hemp plants containing no more than 0.3 percent THC are no longer classified as a Schedule I controlled substance.”
“CBD can help address mental health issues that are caused by misfiring impulses in the brain related to the nervous system, especially those caused by stress. Think about PTSD, depression and anxiety, as well as obsessive compulsive disorder.”
“Currently, many people obtain CBD online without a medical cannabis license.” But online CBD purity and potency can be suspect and fraudulent, per FDA.
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a cannabis extract that’s used to treat everything from pain to opiate addiction to PTSD. It doesn’t get you high — but advocates say that’s the reason that CBD could soon eclipse the multibillion-dollar pot industry.
That’s $22 Billion in the U.S. alone, forecasted for 2022? Not easy to grasp such projected growth for a naturally occurring dietary supplement, derived mostly from CBD-rich Hemp, and not from THC-rich Marijuana. CBD won’t get you high. That’s why you can buy it.
“Endocannabinoids were only discovered in the early 1990s and since then we have learnt that the endocannabinoid system is an important set of chemical messengers, enzymes and receptors that control many bodily functions.”