Is CBD Marijuana?

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MINT HILL, NC – To answer that I would have to say Yes and no. Cannabidiol is one of the two best-known active compounds derived from the marijuana plant. The other is tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which is the substance that produces the “high” from marijuana.

When you take CBD that is extracted correctly it does not / should not get you high, but the idea that it’s not psychoactive is something of a misconception   It does change your consciousness. You should feel mellow, experience less pain, and be more comfortable. In addition, some CBD products do contain small amounts of THC. If you experience a “high” from taking CBD, this is because it may contain more THC than CBD which is not what you want. You are taking CBD in order to feel better, less stressed, and less pain.

While CBD can come from marijuana, it can also be derived from hemp. Hemp is a related plant with 0.3% or less of THC. This plant is often used to make fabrics and ropes. As of 2018, Congress made hemp legal in all 50 states, and consequently CBD derived from hemp is also legal. The rules around marijuana-derived CBD, however, are far less clear.

Still have questions? Please call me at 980-207-0993 or stop by the store at 11205 Lawyers Rd #B, Mint hill NC 28227. We are open Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 7 pm, Saturdays 10 am- 6 pm and Sundays 12 pm- 4 pm. Follow us on social media, both Facebook and Instagram.

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Monica Hailey-Sharpe
Monica Hailey Sharpe is a woman of many interests. A native Charlottean, she is mother of (2) beautiful girls and grandmother. When Monica is not working in her store , she likes to travel, shop, volunteer for missionary work, especially anything pertaining to the elderly. Her second passion is helping the homeless.

Now a published author, Monica looks forward to promoting her book and sharing her story to encourage other women to tell theirs.

A true philanthropist, Monica believes in a good cause and has contributed to several over the years.

Her heartbeat above all else is spending time with her four grandchildren.