Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise — but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and low in intoxicating THC are facing a future yet to be determined.
The Cannabist’s special report “CBD, TBD” explores a regulatory and legal landscape pockmarked by federal-state conflicts, national drug policy, pioneering research efforts, and disparate avenues toward the compound’s full legalization. This is the second installment in an ongoing series.
Paige Figi continues to trumpet the medicinal benefits and potential of cannabidiol.
The Colorado Springs-area mother credits a whole-plant hemp extract oil that’s rich in the cannabis compound better known as CBD with drastically reducing her daughter Charlotte’s seizures caused by Dravet syndrome, a type of epilepsy.
“It was her golden ticket,” Paige Figi said