CBD vape oil has risen in popularity dramatically in the UK over the last year or so. There is no doubt that vaping is a fantastic way to explore the benefits of CBD but how do you get started? That’s what this post is all about. It’s your guide to CBD vape juice.
What is CBD Oil?
For those of you that have been hiding under a large stone for a while – This is what CBD Oil actually is.
CBD is one of at least 104 chemical compounds, known as cannabinoids, that are found in the cannabis plant. A naturally occurring substance, which can be extracted and mixed with a carrier oil to create CBD oil.
CBD is reported to offer a wide range of health and medicinal benefits. Hence the surge in popularity particularly from health and wellbeing fans.
Is CBD oil legal in the UK?
The question I hear the most…… Yes, it is 100% legal to take CBD oil and vape CBD juice in the UK.
This is because CBD is not a controlled substance and therefore there are no restrictions over its use. As long as the CBD product is derived from one of the 63 industrial hemp strains that have been approved by the EU, it is 100% legal.
CBD containing products are now legally considered by the MHRA (Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) to be medicinal.
Can vaping CBD oil e-liquid get you high?
Vaping CBD juice will not get you high!
CBD contains no psychoactive properties. CBD could possess many benefits but if you are looking to get high you are going to be disappointed.
But I thought you said it comes from the Cannabis plant?
It does but the key here is Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
THC is the ingredient in Cannabis that gets you high and because CBD does not contain the psychoactive ingredient THC, it is entirely legal to buy and take CBD supplements in the UK.
Furthermore, because CBD is a legal ingredient, it is not tested for in drug tests used to detect illegal drugs
As per UK law. This post will not make any medicinal claims about vaping CBD oil but this infographic will help identify the differences between CBD and THC.
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