No. THC gets you high, CBD doesn’t. In fact, CBD has been found to counteract the high commonly associated with cannabis consumption.
CBD and THC are two of the many different chemical compounds found within the cannabis plant. Within the human body, they behave very differently from one another.
CBD itself won’t show up on a drug test. However, some CBD products can contain trace amounts of THC which may show up on a drug test. Your best bet is to buy CBD products from trusted companies who publish laboratory testing results of their products. Click here for a list of our recommended suppliers!
There are two main methods, the first of which is CO2 extraction. This is the most common method and involves injecting pressurised carbon dioxide into a chamber filled with ground hemp. The second method is solvent extraction which involves exposing the hemp to a solvent, such as alcohol, and boiling off this solvent afterwards.
This is a tricky question, but the simplified answer is that CBD products themselves are federally legal. The cultivation of cannabis plants themselves is a bit murkier from a legal standpoint. See our All About CBD page for more information.