6 Common Myths and Controversies About High-CBD Cannabis

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6 Common Myths and Controversies About High-CBD Cannabis(Nastasic/istock)Cannabidiol (CBD) is an exciting focus of medical research, popular media, and legislation related to cannabis. So, what’s the best source of CBD?  Whenever possible, I recommend locally grown, artisanal produced, laboratory-tested products acquired through a legal medical cannabis program. A molecule of CBD is the same regardless of its origin in medical cannabis, hemp, or a laboratory. While CBD is an incredibly safe and therapeutic component of cannabis, there are many myths and misconceptions associated with it. Myth #4: CBD is the same from hemp, medical cannabis, or isolate.

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6 Common Myths and Controversies About High-CBD Cannabis

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Cannabidiol (CBD) is an exciting focus of medical research, popular media, and legislation related to cannabis. Its presence is becoming ubiquitous on the shelves of health food stores and search engine results for numerous medical conditions, but don’t believe everything you hear. While CBD is an incredibly safe and therapeutic component of cannabis, there are many myths and misconceptions associated with it. Let’s take a look at a few.

Myth #1: CBD is non-psychoactive and medical; THC is recreational.

Both lay and scientific literature have classified CBD as a “non-psychoactive” substance, meaning that it does not alter one’s consciousness. But how could CBD fail to impact consciousness when it’s been shown to have anti-anxiety, anti-psychotic, anti-craving, alerting, and mood-elevating effects in human studies?

CBD clearly impacts our psyche, often in beneficial...

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