What is CBD?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is an organic compound found in the hemp plant. It belongs to a family of similar compounds known as cannabinoids.

The Endocannabinoid System

The endocannabinoid system, or ECS, is a network of receptors, endocannabinoids, and enzymes that is integral to human and animal health. The ECS uses cannabinoid signaling compounds, like CBD oil products, that interact with receptors to help regulate functions like sleep, inflammation, and anxiety. By regulating these vital functions, the ECS is continuously helping to maintain homeostasis which is the equilibrium between all systems in the body.

CB1

- Motor activity
- Thinking
- Motor co-ordination
- Appetite
- Short term memory
- Pain perception
- Immune cells

CB2

- Gut
- Kidneys
- Pancreas
- Adipose tissue
- Skeletal muscle
- Bone
- Eye
- Tumors
- Reproductive system
- Respiratory tract
- Skin
- CNS
- Cardiovascular system
- Liver

How Does CBD Work?

The endocannabinoid system is integral to human and animal health. This system, also known as the ECS, has receptors located throughout the immune system and nervous system. Receptors are activated by internal cannabinoids produced by our system (endocannabinoids) or external cannabinoids like CBD.

Is CBD Legal in the US?
Yes, it is!

The 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp in the United States at the federal level. The bill established norms and regulations for the benefit of the hemp industry, including removing hemp from the federal list of controlled substances and taking away the DEA’s power to treat hemp as an illicit drug. Industrial hemp is now classified as an agricultural commodity regulated by the Department of Agriculture as well as individual state agencies. As a result, CBD derived from industrial hemp is legal nationwide.

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Does CBD Show Up On Drug Tests?

Because CBD is legal and does not elicit a high, drug tests do not check for CBD.

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What is Next for CBD?

The CBD industry is projected to become of the most profitable US markets in the next five years with studies estimating it will surpass the $20 billion mark by 2022. Due to these promising market projections, some of the most influential brands and chain stores in the world have begun adding CBD products to their collections.

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