How to Shop for CBD | Consumer Reports

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Thousands of the cannabis products line store shelves, but determining what’s safe is up to you. However, though 47 states have now legalized CBD from hemp, marijuana, or both, many don’t require any testing. And among those that do, the details vary considerably. As a result, consumers need to take matters into their own hands and often have to rely on CBD manufacturers to self-police. Read Full Article

Here’s a step-by-step guide to the factors to consider when shopping for a CBD product.

1. Decide Why You Want to Use CBD, and in What Form

2. Consider How Much THC the Product Contains

3. For Products From Hemp, Find Where It Was Grown

4. Ask for Test Results

5. Look for Products That List the CBD Amount

6. Know What Other Terms on the Label May Mean

7. Avoid Products That Make Sweeping Health Claims

8. Watch Out for Vaping Products With Propylene Glycol