CBD oil, a non-psychoactive cannabinoid (meaning it does not get you high) derived from specific low-THC, high- CBD strains of cannabis, has been legal in Arizona since a ruling affirming its medicinal helps for epilepsy in 2014.
Any ingredient — and that includes cannabidiol — from the cannabis plant is considered illegal as well, because of the possibility (however slim, or improbable, according to data shared above) that it could contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is a psychoactive chemical substance responsible for the "high"
In states where recreational and medical marijuana is legal, such as California, CBD derived from the cannabis plant is taxed and regulated, but can be sold only at dispensaries. But as far as the federal government is concerned, CBD pulled from industrial hemp is unregulated, untaxed and illegal.
Despite this acceptance, the governing bodies of some of the major sports leagues in North America still ban the use of CBD. CBD is banned by the NFL. In the NBA, cannabis use has been banned since 1999. Even in states with licensed medical marijuana programs, players cannot use cannabis.
ABC15 reached out to Valley law enforcement agencies to see if CBD is legal in Arizona. Police say if the CBD contains less than the federally allowed limit of 0.3% THC in it, it is legal. Police stress that marijuana extracts such as hashish and vape pen oils that use hash oil are also still illegal.
Yes, CBD oil is legal in Arizona. If you want to purchase hemp CBD oil, you don't need a prescription; in fact, you can go to one of the head shops, brick & mortar stores, or organic food stores that sell CBD products along other dietary supplements and just buy a bottle of the oil.
CBD oil can act as a blood thinner and in doing so it can lower your blood pressure.