9 Facts: What is CBD oil?

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — 1)    CBD oil is a cannabinoid from the cannabis plant. 
2)    CBD oil contains very low levels of THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol which gets users "high," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
3)    CBD oil is known to be an anti-inflammatory that can be used to treat neuroinflammation, epilepsy, cancer, vomiting, nausea, anxiety and schizophrenia.
4)    CBD oil can be given to children, as well as people who have a sensitivity to THC.
5)    CBD oil requires a prescription under Florida's medical marijuana law.

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6)    There are two types of CBD oil: One that is derived from hemp, while the other oil is extracted from the marijuana plant.
7)    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not recognized or approved the marijuana plant as medicine, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
8)    The first CBD medication is likely to be approved by the FDA in the next couple of weeks or my mid-June.
9)    The body also produces its own cannabinoid chemicals. They play a role in regulating pleasure, memory, thinking, concentration, body movement, awareness of time, appetite, pain, and the senses.