First thing’s first: It’s not going to get you high.
But it could have a pain-relieving effect, an anti-inflammatory effect or create a “total body calm,” as the purveyors of SuperGood hemp and CBD (cannabidiol) products like to boast.
“This might as well be an ibuprofen dinner,” my date shrugged at a recent CBD-themed party.
Since December, when the 2018 Farm Bill reclassified hemp from a controlled substance to a regular crop, growers and producers and even bars and restaurants have emphasized more than ever before this non-psychotropic compound, CBD, found in the cannabis plant.
While its health benefits are not FDA-approved, proponents see CBD as a small part of the growing wellness movement and an herbal alternative to