What is CBD?

CBD, Cannabidiol, is a promising natural substance, a phytocannabinoid, found in cannabis and or agricultural hemp. Contrary to belief, CBD is NOT classified as a supplement, rather it was recently labeled a drug by the FDA. CBD is being studied by the US government, as well as other public and private agencies across the globe. Scientific and Clinical studies are numerous in order to determine its potential benefits to humans and animals and its potential ability to treat a variety of diseases and ailments. 


Is CBD legal? 

Yes, CBD extracted from Hemp is completely legal, federally and in all 50 States, and many countries around the world. 


Is CBD a controlled substance? 

No, In a 2003 legal battle, CBD was determined to be a a non-controlled substance. In Hemp Industries Council vs DEA, the court ruled that the DEA's stance on CBD was invalid and unenforceable. CBD by itself is not a controlled substance, CBD oils or extracts containing CBD are legal in the U.S. when they contain less than .3% THC (as is standard with hemp-derived CBD).  


Will I get high?

No. Our CBD products come from industrial hemp and contain far less than the .3% THC limit required by law. There is no euphoric or psychoactive effect from taking our products.


What kind of testing/analysis is performed on your products?

We have very strict quality controls in place. A third party laboratory analyzes all of our hemp extracts and our final products for cannabinoid potency, heavy metals, bacterial and microbial life, mycotoxins (fungus), and pesticides. We can provide the certificates of analysis for all our products.


What is the shelf life of products with CBD?

The shelf life of our Tinctures are up to 1 year at room temperature, or up to 2 years if kept refrigerated or frozen. 


Where do you source your hemp from?

We source our industrial hemp from sustainably grown hemp farms in Europe.


Do I need to move to a state with legalization for medical or recreational marijuana to get CBD? Where do you ship?

No. You do not need to move to a marijuana legal state, because hemp-derived CBD and hemp products are not illegal. They THC. We ship to all 50 states, legally. International Shipping is provided on a case by case basis. 

Why are CO2 Hemp extract oils so expensive?

Our CO2 Hemp extracts are produced from industrial hemp, which has very strict laws for farming and cultivation but no laws regarding purchasing or possessing. As a result, there are very few hemp farms that operate in the US. In order for us to legally acquire and sell CBD, hemp must generally be imported. The costs associated with importation are very high and demand is quickly outpacing growth at this time. at an all time high. So in order for us to get it here and be able to sell it to all fifty states and worldwide, we must import it from out of the country (more specifically we acquire our hemp oil from multiple European countries), and the importation is very costly.

Where can I purchase your products? 

Currently, our products are available locally in St. Petersburg, FL and online. We are actively seeking retailers and distributors. For more information email us @ info@apothecaearth.com.