Q: What is CBD?
A: Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive, naturally occurring compound of industrial hemp. CBD belongs to a class of molecules called Cannabinoids.
Q: Is CBD safe?
A: Unlike THC, CBD does not cause a high. Several studies suggest that CBD is well tolerated and safe even at higher doses.
Q: Why is CBD good for you?
A: CBD has been shown to interact with the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and to be involved in the activation of the immune system. We make no claim as to the usefulness of Cannabidiol for therapeutic treatments. We encourage you to conduct your own research.
Q: What is the right controlled serving size?
A: The rule of thumb is to start with a low serving size or milligram intake and increase slowly until optimum effects are reached.
Q: What are the most effective delivery methods?
A: The bioavailability of CBD varies greatly depending on the administration method. Studies have shown bioavailability of up to 40% when inhaled, and 6% when ingested. However, other studies suggest bioavailability with transdermal or oromucosal administration to be much higher.
Q: Is CBD legal?
A: Hemp-derived CBD-rich dietary extracts are fully legal in all 50 states. The legality of CBD from hemp is based on a 2004 unanimous ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which determined that the DEA “cannot regulate naturally-occurring THC not contained within or derived from marijuana, i.e., non-psychoactive hemp is not included in Schedule I. The DEA has no authority to regulate drugs that are not scheduled…”