CBD Oils

Is CBD Oil Illegal? Why Is It Sold Online?

When we are talking about hemp and cannabis, a lot of people might be skeptical about them. They are always trying to decide if they can use CBD products legally or not. Trying to find out the rules and regulations related to CBD use and products can be different in all the states. Each of the states in the USA may have a different regulatory board for the use of CBD and marijuana products. You may come across several articles online that CBD is legal and safe to use in all the 50 states in the USA. But, that is absolutely not true by any means.

Most of the confusion arose since the introduction of the 2018 Farm Bill. The bill has legalized the farming and cultivation of industrial hemp in the United States and has allowed a maximum use of 0.3% THC only. Each of the states also has to submit their own hemp growing program to the USDA or the United States Department of Agriculture. So, as a result, the rules that are present in Utah are not the same as the ones in Los Angeles.

The final question that you might be thinking is, whether CBD oil is legal or not, right? Well, there are several dimensions to this answer. But today we will talk about it in a simple way.

What is CBD Oil and It’s Benefits?

CBD oil is one of the most popular products in the CBD industry and its demand has taken off significantly in the last few years. CBD oil can produce endocannabinoid in the human body which allows the person to enjoy a host of different features that include – relief from stress, anxiety, depression, muscle pain, quick recovery from inflammation and so on. CBD oil is also a good way to deal with different neurological conditions that exist in humans.

All in all, CBD oil is the best way in which you can allow your body to heal and grow if you are going through a difficult phase in life. That is the reason why CBD oil has seen such a massive rise in the last two to three years. Is the use of CBD oil illegal? Well, the answer is yes and no. The answer is yes if you are in a state that does not allow the people to use CBD products unless it has been prescribed by a medical expert on the grounds of treatment.

You can surely use CBD oil if you are a resident of the states that have legalized the use of CBD oil and other products for both medical and recreational purposes. These states include Michigan, Massachusetts, Maine, Illinois, Colorado, California, Arizona, Alaska, etc. In these states, you can definitely use CBD oil for both the purposes till the time there is less than 0.3% THC content in the products you use.

On the other hand, states like Kentucky, Mississippi, Iowa, Georgia and Alabama have mentioned that they will allow the use of CBD products only when for medical purposes. You cannot possess CBD products if you don’t have the medical grounds and prescription for it.

Kansas, Kentucky, North Dakota, and North Carolina are some of the states that have very severe restrictions on CBD use. Some of these states haven’t yet legalized the use of CBD, even on the grounds of medical treatment.

So, you can see that the use and sale of CBD oil different in each state. If you find that there are brands offering CBD oil online in your state, then you should definitely check out the rules that exist in your home state. Only after crosschecking the facts you should order them.

Eric Desiree is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts in Communication. He started his career as a Public Relations Officer in a law firm in Los Angeles California. Currently, he is the managing editor of ANCPR.