CBD is on of 80 chemical compounds found in marijuana, also known as the cannabis plant. Unlike other compounds, CBD is not psychoactive, which means it does not produce the high typically associated with marijuana. Studies have shown that marijuana, or the CBD component of marijuana, can help with epilepsy, schizophrenia, joint pain, and other illnesses. CBD is currently legal in 43 states and is promoted as a wellness supplement. It can be found in chocolates, capsules, vaporizers, oils, and even skincare and lotions.
- CBD is the latest in legal pain management drugs available in many markets
- Unlike RIC, it is not psychoactive but still adds great anti-inflammatory properties
- It is often derived from hemp, the more commercial and fully legal derivative of marijuana.
“Dozens of studies have found evidence that CBD can treat epilepsy, act as a therapy for schizophrenia, and alleviate joint pain, among other illnesses.”
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