August 13, 2019
CBD: Marijuana lite?
There's a form of marijuana that I'm calling marijuana lite. It comes in products infused with cannabidiol (CBD). CBD is the second most active ingredient of cannabis (marijuana) and is derived from hemp plant, which is a cousin of the marijuana plant. CBD is de facto legal. That is, it is available in most parts of the U.S., though its exact legal status is a mishmash. According to Harvard Health Publishing, all 50 states have laws legalizing CBD with varying degrees of restrictions. The federal government, however, still considers CBD in the same class as marijuana, thus making it technically illegal, although Washington does not enforce against it. Here's how I first became aware of CBD. Driving through town, I saw a road sign in front of my local Family Video store saying, "Get Your CBD Here." Having no clue what that meant, I stopped in to...(Read Full Post)