The booming popularity of CBD Business Expo can be attributed to the increasing legalization and decriminalization of cannabis across the world. Cannabis is widely considered as a recreational psychoactive drug, but with extensive research we have come to know its useful medical properties. With this medical benefits it has opened up a whole new market, consumers are extensively considering their options for preventable solutions to illnesses without seeking professional help.
CBD or Cannabidiol is the primary compound extracted from the hemp plant. Hemp plant contains two different components, cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is the main psychotropic component of marijuana which gives a euphoric sensation, but CBD contains less than 0.3% of THC causing no psychic alteration in a human body. Both the compounds react with body’s endocannabinoid system but resulting in very different effects. Their interaction affects the release of neurotransmitters in brain thereby weakening stress, pain sensations, immune functions, migranes, depression, epilepsy etc. Cannabis are very much popular to the modern generation as a recreational drug and it is the same generation who are widely tormented by depression and other stressful psychological disturbances. It provides with an escape route from reality, it calms their conscious mind leading to a state commonly known as high . This is the THC content of cannabis that to leads to such addiction. But this concept of marijuana has resulted in a huge acceptability among the consumers of CBD Edibles. CBD as a non-psychoactive compound widely used in food supplements bringing a whole new market of medication which has a greater reach more to the younger and modern age group. CBD Edibles usually found in several forms, for e.g, in chocolates, CBD gummies and candies, protein bars , energy drinks CBD oil, cookies, brownies etc. These are the snacks which are easily available to everybody and has a greater acceptability to even those who are allergic to drugs. Thus creating a huge marketing landscape for CBD Business Expo.
Though CBD Edibles has a huge acceptability, it still faces legal obstacles all over the world. The legal status of both CBD and THC in the United States are changing. All kinds of cannabis are illegal in United States. The use of marijuana and THC are prohibited under federal rules. In the US the Farm Bill 2018 changed the course stating if cannabis and its derivatives meet the definition in the Farm Bill it will be considered federally legal. The THC content has to be less than 0.3% to make the cultivation and its production legal. Only 30 States out of 50 in United States have made medical cannabis law, which allows the use of marijuana in medical treatment without any restrictions on THC content. In 2018,CBD became legal as medical and recreational drug Canada and Sweden. As, Tish Eggleston Pahl, principal attorney of OFW Law said, Its a complex and rapidly changing landscape for CBD Business Expo.