CBD: Frequently Asked Questions

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive substance found only in Cannabis plants. Thought to be a valuable therapeutic for a variety of conditions, such as inflammation and pain, CBD is particularly abundant in industrial hemp—which is vastly different than other forms of the botanical. This Q&A addresses some of the most common questions about CBD, ranging from production methods and quality to bioavailability.

Questions answered:

  • What is CBD?
  • What is industrial hemp?
  • How is CBD produced?
  • Is there a difference in the finished ingredient between CBD derived from cannabis or hemp?
  • How can you tell whether CBD is of high quality?
  • What are the top health effects of CBD?
  • What are the best delivery methods for CBD?
  • Are there issues with bioavailability of CBD?
  • Is CBD legal?