What you need to know about CBD oil – WLS-TV

It seems like CBD oil is everywhere these days and a new poll by Gallup said 14% of adults use cannabidiol products.

With its growing presence, you’re probably wondering what exactly CBD oil does?

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Laws surrounding marijuana can be complicated, so you might be wondering what this CBD craze is all about and whether it’s legal.

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a chemical in marijuana. However, experts said on its own, it doesn’t give users a high.

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CBD is now legal across the U.S. as long as it comes from the hemp plant, but it isn’t regulated, so distributors can’t advertise it as medicine or a cure-all.

People are known to use the marijuana chemical for a variety of reasons.

„A lot of is older people. For every day aches and pains, joints, anxiety, or their kids with epilepsy,” said pot shop owner Paul Cornwell.

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It also comes in many different forms.

„We have salves, isolates, tinctures, oils, vapes,” Cornwell listed.

But if you’re thinking about stopping at your local grocery store and picking some up, you may want to do some research first.

Experts suggest finding a trustworthy store that specializes in CBD, and just like any supplement, make sure you ask your doctor before trying it.

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