Hemp flower remains legal in most states, and it is one of the least expensive ways to get CBD and other cannabinoids into your system. The 2018 Farm Bill made hemp legal federally, and the FDA does not appear to have jurisdiction over the sale of agricultural products such as hemp flower.
Virginia is one of the first states that is able to tell hemp from marijuana in the field. The Virginia Department of Forensic Science purchased 16,150 kits and is distributing them to law enforcement agencies in the state.
Beginning with the 2019 Fall harvest the online market has seen a new type of Cannabis for sale. CBG (Cannabigerol) hemp flower refers to the female flowers of hemp plants that are bred to produce primarily CBG rather than CBD.
If you are interested in edibles there is one really easy way to get started. The easiest edibles are “firecrackers.” These consist of graham crackers, peanut butter and cannabis.
It’s easy to make a homemade hemp salve to help soothe your achy joints. I use it at night for arthritis pain in my hands.
I ordered an ounce of “Heavy Lifter” CBD flower from Starseed Botanicals a few weeks ago and they were out. Instead of letting me know this, they “upgraded” me to their Lifter Private Reserve (PR). When I looked over the lab tests I saw that Lifter PR had 11% CBD – a little over half of the CBD content of the Heavy Lifter
Law enforcement has field tests for marijuana that can’t distinguish CBD hemp flower from marijuana. If you live in a place where marijuana is illegal and CBD flower is legal you should take care with your hemp flower.