Specially treated caramels, gummy bears and popcorn aren’t just snacks to many people, they are “medicine.”
These treats treated with Cannabinoid oil from marijuana plants, or CBD oil, are currently being studied to see if it helps treat conditions like anxiety, pain and inflammatory diseases.
“I use CBD for systemic swelling. I use CBD for pain and I use CBD for seizure mitigation. And the side-effect for me is just well-being,” said Juliette Wallen, a CBD snack eater.
CBD has been available in oil form for a while, but it’s now popping up in snack foods sold in stores and online. Yet the DEA considers it a controlled substance and says it is not legal in food. […]