CBD oils - a practical guide

Cannabidiol or “CBD” is a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis plants, typically extracted from strains such as industrial hemp, which contain high concentrations of CBD and low concentrations of the psychoactive tetrahydrocannbinol (THC).

CBD oil products are available as health food supplements usually with a small amount of CBD dissolved in vegetable oil or other base. It can be uncertain how much CBD is actually contained within the product, and there is a risk products contain small amounts of controlled, psychoactive compounds such as THC.

Use this pharmacy guide to help you support people asking for advice about CBD oil and what to consider when procuring CBD oil food supplements for sale.

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  • Considering procuring CBD oil food supplements for sale?
  • Helping people asking for advice about CBD oil
  • Further information

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