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46 m a s s a g e & b o d y w o r k s e p t e m b e r / o c t o b e r 2 0 1 9 CBD AND MASSAGE Cannabis—a fl owering plant (Cannabis sativa L.) that has been used for fi ber, food, and medicine for the past 12,000 years. Hemp—cannabis plants with 0.3 percent or less tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Marijuana—cannabis plants with more than 0.3 percent THC. CBD (cannabidiol)—a naturally occurring compound found in the resinous fl ower of the cannabis plant. Generally assumed to be safe and nonaddictive, CBD is one of more than a hundred phytocannabinoids in cannabis. To be classifi ed as CBD and sold legally within the states that allow it, and across state lines, it must not have more than 0.3 percent THC within its formula. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) —another phytocannabinoid that comes from the cannabis fl ower; it is the psychoactive compound in cannabis that gives users a "high." Products that contain more than 0.3 percent THC must be sold in a marijuana dispensary, and cannot be sold online. Information provided in part by Project CBD: www.projectcbd.org/cbd-101/what-is-cbd

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