Top 10 CBD Oil Questions – 2019

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Hemp, CBD and Cannabidiol Oil Q&A [2019]

Top 10 CBD Oil Questions – 2019

These are the Top 10 questions we get regarding Hemp, CBD and Cannabidiol Oils.

Is CBD legal in all 50 states?

The answer to whether or not CBD is legal in all 50 states really depends on who you ask and how you frame the question. If we consider CBD to be a food product, then it would be legal in all 50 states. However some states do not delineate between marijuana and hemp extracts. And some law enforcement officials and government agencies claim that hemp CBD falls under the state’s marijuana laws.

Is CBD oil dangerous?

The way some people treat CBD oil you might think it’s dangerous substance. But the truth is that it’s one of the safest and most well-tolerated supplements available. CBD is completely non-toxic, hypo-allergenic, non-intoxicating, and non-addictive.

Can you take too much CBD?​

There are no known cases of anyone ever being harmed by an overdose of CBD. It’s important to understand that everyone’s body is different, and CBD works differently in every body.

Does CBD oil make you tired?

As we explained earlier, the purpose of the endocannabinoid system to help the body maintain a healthy balance. Many medical researchers believe that deficiencies in endocannabinoids can cause a host of problems including sleeplessness.

The ability of supplemental cannabinoids to bring bodily systems back into balance might play a crucial role in treating sleep disorders.

What's the difference between hemp oil and CBD oil?

When people first hear about CBD oil the information almost invariably specifies that the CBD oil you can buy online and in shops across the U.S. is extracted from industrial hemp. Putting two and two together some assume that hemp oil and CBD oil are the same thing. This is not the case. 

Hemp oil is made from the seeds of hemp in much the same way that sunflower oil is made from sunflower seeds. CBD oil is more akin to the essential oils which are extracted from the leaves and flowers of plants rather than the seeds. Other examples of essential oils include peppermint oil, lavender oil, lemon oil, and so on.

Can CBD show up in a drug test?

Many people who are considering using CBD are concerned that it might cause them to fail a drug screening and test positive for marijuana use. However, there are currently no standard drug tests that test for CBD use. 

The use of hemp CBD oil, if properly produced from legal industrial hemp contains negligible amounts of THC which are well below the threshold that might cause a positive result for marijuana use. Hemp CBD oil users need not be concerned that they might fail a drug test.

Does CBD show up in blood test or hair follicle?

Urinalysis is by far the most common drug consumption screening method in use today, however blood tests and hair follicle tests are also used in some cases. Although the metabolites of CBD are present in the blood and hair, once again there are no standard drug test which screen for the chemical signatures of CBD use.

How long does CBD hemp oil stay in your system?

Any cannabinoids present in CBD oil that make their way into the bloodstream are generally metabolized within the human body within in a few days. However cannabinoids are hydrophobic (do not mix with water) and can become absorbed into fatty tissues where they can remain until the fat breaks down.

Does CBD oil help weight loss?

Contrary to popular belief, not all cannabinoids cause the munchies. CBD has been proven in lab studies to suppress appetite. In 2012, British researchers at The University of Reading published a study showing that CBD and some other cannabinoids found in CBD oil, can actually reduce the urge to eat. And recent studies also suggest that CBD users typically have less body fat and lower cholesterol. Furthermore, many CBD oil users claim that CBD helps them sleep better and have more energy for physical activities during the day and helps them to better focus on workouts and sports which contributes greatly to maintaining a healthy weight.

Can CBD/Hemp oil regrow hair?

Hair loss can result from a variety of medical conditions as well as genetics. Two of the biggest culprits in hair loss are skin conditions and stress. The cannabinoids and terpenes found in full-spectrum CBD oil have been shown to help relieve many of the symptoms of certain skin conditions. Furthermore, lowering stress levels and improving mood are among the most common reasons that people purchase CBD oil. In many cases, once these conditions are under control, hair can regrow. Although CBD is unlikely to reverse male pattern baldness which is caused by genetics and determined by family history, some have claimed that using CBD oil has slowed the process.

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Is it legal to fly with CBD oil, edibles or gummies?

As with the question above, the answer depends on whether or not law enforcement officials in the state consider CBD oil to be illegal or not. That being said, airport federal security personnel are not searching for CBD oil and are highly unlikely to harass passengers for carrying CBD oil.

They are more concerned with preventing the possession of weapons on a plane as well as thwarting serious drug smuggling than busting people that use cannabidiol.

Are you supposed to refrigerate CBD oil?

Although refrigeration of most CBD products is not a requirement, it is a good idea as it slows the degradation of the cannabinoids and lengthens the shelf life of the product. The only exception would be CBD-infused edibles which require refrigeration.

How much does CBD cost?

Currently, as of the time of writing, CBD products can be costly, even for your pets. Many products cost as much as $100 or more per 1,000 mg of CBD. This may change due to the increases in production which are expected as a result of recent changes in federal hemp and CBD laws.

Where To Buy CBD

CBD oil and other CBD-infused products including edibles, vape liquids, topicals, etc. can be purchased in shops in most U.S. states. However, depending on where you live, you might not be able to find a shop nearby.

Click here to find a list of shops on the map that sell CBD near you in your state.

Where to buy CBD online

You can also buy CBD oil, edibles, gummies, gels and other products  online and have them delivered to your door.

There is even CBD for pets, like your dogs and cat. They will gladly ship their products anywhere in the United States. Here’s where to find them:

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