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5 Fast Facts About CBD (60-Second Video)

Here's what you need to know about the hottest trend in cannabis.
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It seems like the entire planet is obsessed with cannabidiol, aka CBD. Here are five fast facts about the latest cannabis craze from VIP contributor John Rampton.

  • It won’t get you high. THC is the psychoactive compound that creates the “high” associated with marijuana. CBD’s effect is totally different.
  • CBD is in a legal gray area. While it’s no longer a Schedule 1 controlled substance, the FDA has NOT legalized CBD for sale as a supplement.
  • CBD is safe and non-habit forming. The World Health Organization has stated that pure CBD is safe for consumption.
  • CBD comes in many forms. The most common include oils, tinctures, cosmetics, topical creams, gummies, chocolate, powder and beverages. 
  • Finally, CBD purportedly helps with anxiety, inflammation, headaches, epilepsy, insomnia, arthritis and a number of other health conditions.

Now you know.

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