The Athlete's Guide to CBD

What is CBD? 

CBD is short for cannabidiol, a naturally occurring compound found in the Cannabis sativa L plant. CBD is commonly extracted from industrial hemp plants.

Are Hemp and Marijauna the same thing? 

No. Hemp and marijuana are essentially different cultivars of the same plant, Cannabis sativa L. While marijuana is a form of cannabis that has been bred to concentrate high levels of the psychoactive compound THC, Hemp is a version of Cannabis that is grown primarily for its fiber and is used in clothing, paper, biofuels, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and foods. 

 

Will CBD get you high? 

No. CBD has no psychoactive effect on humans.

What is CBD? 

CBD is short for cannabidiol, a naturally occurring compound found in the Cannabis sativa L plant. CBD is commonly extracted from industrial hemp plants.

Are Hemp and Marijauna the same thing? 

No. Hemp and marijuana are essentially different cultivars of the same plant, Cannabis sativa L. While marijuana is a form of cannabis that has been bred to concentrate high levels of the psychoactive compound THC, Hemp is a version of Cannabis that is grown primarily for its fiber and is used in clothing, paper, biofuels, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and foods.