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What is CBD, And Why Was It Seized From Alaska Marijuana Shops?

March 7, 2017

From Alaska Dispatch News:

 

It won't get you high, but cannabidiol, a compound found in marijuana, is tripping up Alaska's cannabis industry.

 

Cannabidiol — commonly referred to as CBD — is a chemical compound often used in pain management. CBD is non-intoxicating, unlike its psychoactive counterpart THC, and it has shown promise in treating a wide range of illnesses, from anxiety to epilepsy.

 

CBD is found in both marijuana and hemp, and confusion surrounds its legal status nationwide.

In mid-February, imported CBD products were seized from Alaska marijuana shop shelves.

 

And in December, a flurry of news articles proclaimed that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had suddenly made CBD illegal — a contention policy experts say isn't true.

 

So what's really going on with CBD?

 

Read more here.

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