CBD - ShFit Talk #10

Talk about what is all the rage at the moment. It seems like every insta fitness model, MMA Fighter and Athlete is using it and promoting it, but what is the research behind this. Well today on our 15 min ShFit talk we are going to take a little bit of a closer look at this product.

The first thing….How is CBD oil different from smoking a joint?

Well, first off CBD stands for cannabidiol. CBD is one of many ingredients in cannabis marijuana, NOT marijuana itself. This means that CBD does in fact come from the hemp plant, a cousin of the marijuana plant. Although people want to relate CBD and marijuana saying they are the same thing...they are in fact not. Related yet, but are we all the same as that ONE crazy cousin we all have??

CBD by itself does not cause that “weed high.” According to WHO (The World Health Organization), “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential. To date, there is no evidence of public health related problems associated with the use of pure CBD.”

This is great, right...because CBD is exploding in the market. We are talking beyond pharmaceuticals and into and beyond. CBD is now in everything from cosmetics, to food and beverage and more. According to the BDS Analytics and Arcview Market Research, the CBD in the US market is expected to surpass $20 BILLION by 2024! Yes folks you read me right. 20 BILLION! Even if Trump does try to crack down on CBD and Marijuana, the in