Although it’s constantly mistaken for cannabis, and it comes from the same plant, hemp is not the same product. While marijuana is bred to include potent amounts of THC, hemp has only trace amounts—it contains less than 0.3 percent of the hallucinogen. “You could smoke a football field of hemp and you wouldn’t get high, you’d get a headache,” is how Dolgin describes it. Still, when it planted its first seeds, JD Farms had to install an armed guard. (Until they’re planted in the ground, hemp seeds are considered a Schedule I narcotic, according to Dolgin.)
So the CBD arrived. Josh and I took it for a couple of days Just to make sure we didn't feel funny or get sick and both of us had never felt better in our lives. So we gave it to our daughter, 5 drops of the peppermint flavor under her tongue in the morning. It has been a month now and she is passing. 20% graded papers have turned into 105% graded papers. She loves to read and tell me all about the story. Her focus and attention have returned. She is not crying when it‘s time to do homework!
The heat is very much on CBD oil sellers these days as the FDA continues to crack down on companies selling “questionable” (to put it nicely) hemp-based products. In fact, since 2015 – when the FDA first issued warning letters to multiple CBD sellers – the industry has been forced to clean up its act, at least in terms of manufacturing operations and brand transparency.
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