With the market of medical marijuana and CBD or Cannabidiol
growing, it is important to know why something is legal and what
exactly is illegal. It is also important to understand the laws around
Industrial Hemp (which is LEGAL in Canada) versus the United States
where Federal Laws may countermand State Laws that have already
legalized a cannabis including marijuana for recreational use.
Please, especially if this is your symptom reliever of choice, do your research yourself and choose products only from those you trust. If you do something illegal it may prevent your path in the future.
This way you can purchase and consume with the good faith of knowing you are within your legal rights. Understanding
Cannabidiol is will help us answer
the question of
understanding why it is legal. The biggest difference in the North
American determination of what is legal or not with respect to Cannabis
is the THC level.
THC is A
Cannabinoid, in fact 1 of at least 60, found to date with extensive
scientific research in Various Cannabis Strains. THC is the substance
that is known to produce the “high” that
marijuana is known for and the one that the Governments of the the World
have intensely regulated for nearly 70 years. They have already taxed
tobacco and alcohol and pharmaceuticals as much as possible and they
have preserved cannabis for their biggest cash cow yet. Let
us hope that we can finally have our health back.....please.
In the article by Leaf Science
actually shows the differences between Cannabis that is considered Hemp
and the that considered (Marijuana. It further shows the main reason
that HEMP AND CBD ARE LEGAL IN CANADA AS NUTRACEUTICAL FUNCTIONAL FOOD.
THC levels in the Canadian Prairie INDUSTRIAL HEMP that is used to
produce our CBD is FAR BELOW LEGAL LIMITS. These are the required rules
Marijuana plants May Contain High Levels of THC, hemp contains very
little of the psychoactive chemical. This single difference is what most
rely on to distinguish hemp from marijuana. For example, Countries like
Canada have set the maximum THC content of hemp at 0.3%. Any cannabis
with higher THC levels is considered marijuana instead.
If you crave more information you can find a healthy dose here
comparison, medical marijuana produces anywhere between 5-20% THC on
average, with prize strains tipping the scale at 25-30% THC.
is a big difference in the legal version of CBD which is what is sold
by nutras and
many of the others that are making unverified
of themselves in the market place. Understanding that is very
Your WELLNESS IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE to us
largest changes have come in the latest laws which have excluded
Industrial Hemp and CBD from the DEA and the controlled substances act.
the U.S.A. the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2013 – Amends the
Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition
of “marihuana.” Defines “industrial hemp” to mean the plant Cannabis
sativa L. and any part of such plant, whether growing or not, with a
delta-nine tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3
percent on a dry weight basis. Deems Cannabis sativa L. to meet that
concentration limit if a person grows or processes it for purposes of
making industrial hemp in accordance with state law.
More information about Cannabis can be found at www.dispensaries.ca