Cannabidiol (CBD) is a type of cannabinoid, a chemical compound naturally found in cannabis. Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), another type of cannabinoid, CBD doesn’t cause a feeling of being “high.”
Since 2018, when a federal bill legalized hemp cultivation and sales across the country, the availability of CBD products has increased dramatically. Some state laws still forbid the sale of hemp products, but many have adopted the federal government’s policy of legalization.
For decades, research into CBD and other cannabinoids has been limited because of these federal restrictions on hemp and cannabis. Research into CBD’s benefits is still new, but early studies show promising results. This is especially true for issues like sleep, anxiety, and pain.
But as with many health and wellness products, the market…