Frequently Asked Questions

A 2019 usage survey carried out by the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) found that there are more than 1.3 million active CBD users in the UK, with as many as 6 million people having used CBD in some form. With so many new users out there, it's only natural that there are several frequently asked questions. We have done our best listing these as concisely as possible below. If you have any other queries, please get in touch via our contact page.

What is CBD?

CBD, also known as Cannabidiol, is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid compound found in hemp. Unlike THC, which is abundant in marijuana plants, CBD does not cause a ‘high'. Learn more, here.

Is CBD illegal?

CBD is legal in the UK and most European countries. Provided it is derived from hemp it is also legal throughout the USA and many other countries around the world.

What are the benefits of CBD?

CBD is thought to have many benefits, but with transparency in mind, it is important to understand that CBD manufacturers, brands and retailers are unable to make medical claims unless products are licensed through the European Medicines Agency.

Instead, we look to inform our customers and those interested in CBD products, with trusted opinion, news and trends from around the CBD community. You can explore topics over in The Journal, where we curate and discuss CBD in depth.

What is the difference between CBD and Marijuana?

In short, whilst the cannabinoid CBD can be found in marijuana as well as hemp, alone it contains zero THC and has no other psychoactive properties meaning that it will not get you high.

Can I travel with CBD?

Whilst CBD is not an illegal substance, to be safe we recommend you check with your airline before travelling and reviewing the relevant laws in your destination.

Can I take CBD and drive?

As CBD doesn't contain any psychotropic properties you are able to drive while taking CBD.

What is meant by broad spectrum?

Broad spectrum refers to products that contain the additional cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids found in hemp whilst removing any THC. This makes it the safest and most reliable choice for CBD users.

Can I take CBD while breastfeeding?

There is not yet a conclusive answer as to whether it is safe for mothers to breastfeed while using CBD, as there has been a lack of clinical studies conducted thus far. Therefore, as a precaution we advise that mothers refrain from using CBD while nursing.

Can I take CBD while exercising?

CBD is not a banned substance and is entirely safe to take while exercising. Popularity within the athletic community is growing rapidly and there are many high profile athletes both current and retired advocating the use of CBD.

How often should I take CBD?

This is entirely dependent on the product you are taking. Always do your research and consult the packaging for recommended doses. If you require any assistance regarding dosage and frequency, please feel free to get in touch via our contact page.

Can I take CBD with other medication?

We always recommend you read the advisory information on the packaging and consult your doctor if in any doubt.

Is CBD addictive?

CBD is not addictive as it does not contain THC and therefore has no psychoactive qualities.

Is CBD safe for children to take?

There are many anecdotal accounts of children benefitting from taking CBD. However, we always recommend consulting your doctor first.

Where do you source your CBD?

All of our CBD is sourced from sustainable farming practices in Oregon, USA. Our suppliers work with local farmers who have been farming in Central Oregon for generations and are leaders in responsible hemp cultivation. Together with our UK partners, we only deal with high-quality, fully regulated raw material.