CBD the major compound found in all cannabis plants that is responsible for its revolutionary health promoting properties. CBD or Canabidiol, is like a brother or sister to the more commonly known compound THC. However, unlike THC, CBD is non-psychoactive, so is safe for the whole family as it produces no high.
Yes – CBD oil obtained from hemp is legal, because the FDA considers hemp-derived cannabinoids to be food-based products, so their importation and consumption is not restricted. However, it is not legal to grow hemp in most of the US states. For this reason, a lot of companies producing CBD oil or other cannabidiol-rich supplements, source their hemp from countries where it is legal to grow it. Industrial hemp can be legally grown in most countries and CBD oil can be purchased in most of those countries.