Researchers Leverage CBD's Medical Properties to Fight a Plethora of Ailments
NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past year, demand for cannabidiol, or CBD, has been increasing at an exponential pace. In particular, the U.S. experienced massive growth in CBD sales after it passed the Farm Bill in late 2018, legalizing the commercialization of hemp, which CBD is derived from. CBD is the active chemical found within the hemp plant, which falls under the cannabis family. Similarly, marijuana also falls under the cannabis family, but marijuana and hemp are widely different in their biological makeup, as marijuana's active chemical is THC, which is generally known to induce psychoactive effects. Meanwhile, CBD does not cause mind-altering effects but instead stimulates relaxation. Moreover, extensive clinical trials have also concluded that CBD can be effec ...