Let’s talk about cannabis! Reportedly, Americans are more interested in CBD (cannabidiol, a chemical found in cannabis plants) than any other health topic. And there is so much confusion surrounding cannabis that people are getting arrested for perfectly legal activity. Take, for example, the story of a 69-year-old great-grandmother named Hester Jordan Burkhalter. Hester was arrested this past April at Disney World after a guard found CBD oil in her purse during a security check. "I have really bad arthritis in my legs, in my arms and in my shoulder," Burkhalter said to an Orlando news outlet, according to this report. She also said her doctor in North Carolina recommended the CBD oil to help manage her arthritis. “I use (CBD oil) for the pain because it helps."
There is so much confusion when it comes to hemp. Many people confuse hemp with marijuana and conclude that both are illegal. What is the law regarding whether hemp is legal? Here you go.
Many people use CBD to treat a wide variety of medical conditions ranging from epilepsy and anxiety, to arthritis pain and insomnia. There also has been a good amount of conflicting information in the media and online about CBD and other cannabis-based therapies.
Let’s talk about cannabis!Reportedly, Americans are more interested in CBD (cannabidiol, a chemical found in cannabis plants) than any other health topic. And there is so much confusion surrounding cannabis that people are getting arrested for perfectly legal activity.
Given that CBD is not supposed to show up on routine drug screens, you would be justified in asking what is going on. You may also be concerned about taking CBD if your employer requires periodic drug testing. So perhaps some additional information and context will put your mind at ease on both counts as well as help you to be proactive when selecting and using CBD if your healthcare provider believes it would be of benefit to you.