So, let’s take a look at the laws in Michigan.
If you fit those qualities, then you will need to download and complete the Michigan Medical Marijuana Program application found here and schedule an appointment with a state-licensed marijuana doctor.
What is CBD?
YES! CBD is legal to purchase across the Great Lake State. As I mentioned earlier, however, the laws change if your oils are marijuana- or industrial hemp-derived.
The CBD industry is brand new and constantly changing. As a result, there are a ton of companies that are trying to make a quick buck from the sudden surge of people buying CBD.
You may not smoke marijuana in public.
Full-spectrum CBD oil means the extract contains cannabis-derived terpenes and trace amounts of cannabinoids such as THC. Broad-spectrum also includes other cannabis compounds but has had THC removed during the processing phase. CBD isolate is a pure crystalline powder containing only CBD.
CBD is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid found in cannabis and the second-most prominent in the plant after THC, which is mostly responsible for producing an intoxicating high. CBD can be sourced either from marijuana or hemp plants and has a wide range of potential therapeutic benefits.
Under Michigan’s Industrial Hemp Ag-Pilot Program, interested parties will be able to apply for either a grower license or a processor/handler license. Growers who also wish to sell industrial hemp will need to apply for a processor/handler license. Applicants cannot have any felony drug convictions in the past ten years.
Most raw cannabis strains on the market today contain small amounts of CBD, especially compared with THC. But since the cannabinoid has gained considerable attention for its wide range of purported therapeutic benefits, more high-CBD strains have recently been cultivated.
All applications must also include the following:
Cannabis became legal for medical purposes in 2008 under the Michigan Compassionate Care Initiative. Michigan also legalized cannabis for adult use in November 2018 under The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act. CBD derived from cannabis is legal for all Michigan residents, although it is subject to regulations.
Michigan consumers can purchase hemp-derived CBD products from CBD-specific stores and health shops. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps
CO2 extraction is considered to be the cleanest method to extract CBD from cannabis. The method doesn’t require additional heat or solvents to extract CBD from the cannabis plant. Products using CO2 extraction are 99.99% pure and don’t contain any unwanted chemicals.
. Other ingredients and their percentages – especially the THC content
. The amount of active CBD per serving
Once you fit these qualifications, you should complete the Michigan Medical Marijuana Program application and schedule an appointment with a state-licensed marijuana doctor. The fee for applying for the program is $60. Your family doctor can help you with the relevant information on joining the program. On the other hand, recreational marijuana has also been legal in Michigan since December 2018. The Michigan Recreational Marijuana Bill allows Michigan residents who are 21 years or older to buy and use recreational marijuana.
. Name of the manufacturer or distributor