Health food chain Holland Barrett has become the first high street store to stock medical cannabis oil in the UK.
According to the Cannabis Trades Association UK, the number of cannabidiol (CBD) users has doubled over the past year skyrocketing from 125,000 to 250,000.
And, demand for the supplement has been met after Holland Barrett started stocking a product by Dutch firm, Jacob Hooy, four weeks ago.
A natural product used by many to ease symptoms of various ailments from joint pain and multiple sclerosis to anxiety and depression, CBD oil does not produce a high as it contains less than 0.2 per cent of the psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol – as such, it is legal to buy and consume in the UK.
Since hitting Holland Barrett’s shelves sales of Jacob Hooy’s CBD+Oil are up by 37 per cent as people have flocked to