CBD FAQs: What is CBD? Is it legal? Does it actually help?

CBD here, CBD there, CBD seems to be everywhere. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or confused about all the CBD-infused coverage lately, you’ve come to the right place. 

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Here’s a list of frequently asked questions and answers to get you up-to-date.

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What is CBD?

Cannabidiol or CBD is a non-intoxicating compound with various medical uses. Derived from hemp, CBD is a cousin of the popular marijuana plant. CBD can have no more than 0.3% THC (the main active ingredient of cannabis), and medical marijuana oil may contain up to 5%.

How is it different from marijuana?

Unlike the marijuana molecule delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (or THC), CBD isn’t psychoactive, meaning it doesn’t give users that high.

Is it legal in Georgia?

According to a ... read more at: https://www.ajc.com/news/health-med-fit-science/cbd-faqs-what-cbd-legal-does-actually-help/si7W5z15O4xFy9j40SDO7J/