"The reason why it can get so expensive is because it takes low-impact organic crops to produce them. They are typically grown without pesticides and synthetic fertilizers and can't be genetically modified," says Grant, whose company uses hemp for its material.
When the ethanol method is used, for instance, a substance like chlorophyll is also removed. Chlorophyll is a green pigment found in plants and so tends to give the finished CBD oil product a bit of a green hue. At times, the ingredients added to the product can impact its color.
The common names hemp and marijuana (much less frequently spelled marihuana) have been applied loosely to all three forms, although historically hemp has been used primarily for the fiber cultigen and its fiber preparations, and marijuana for the drug cultigen and its drug preparations.
House Bill 1325, which legalized hemp and hemp -derived products like CBD oil, soared through the Texas Legislature this year and was signed into law June 10 by Abbott.
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40% of hemp -derived CBD users with a medical condition find their cannabis products to be extremely effective at relieving their symptoms—compared to 37% of marijuana-derived CBD -only users and 41% of whole plant CBD users.