Rebecca Flint Marx, The Guardian – https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/oct/17/what-happens-when-you-try-all-the-cbd-products-you-can-find
Thursday 17th October 2019

Would the alleged magic of cannabidiol have an effect on me or is it all snake oils and placebos?

Shortly before I sat down to begin writing this, I squirted a 1 milliliter dropper of full-spectrum hemp extract, also known as CBD oil, under my tongue. It contained – according to the bottle – 6.25 mg of CBD per dosage, and tasted – also per the bottle’s label – of cold-pressed oranges.

I wasn’t sure what to expect, if anything. But with the mania around CBD approaching fever pitch, I was curious to know if I, too, could in some way be touched by its allegedly remarkable powers of stress reduction, relaxation, and all-around wellbeing. We live in dire times. What’s the harm in trying to get away from it all without actually having to go anywhere?

Read the rest of the article here – https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/oct/17/what-happens-when-you-try-all-the-cbd-products-you-can-find