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CBD Frequently Asked Questions

We're committed to helping our customers thoroughly understand how to use CBD to their benefit. We're also committed to transparency, so we've highlighted some frequently asked questions about CBD in Burleson, TX

What is CBD?

CBD is short for cannabidiol. It’s one of over 100 different molecules, or cannabinoids, found in the cannabis plant. CBD has many beneficial healing properties associated with overall health and wellness, without producing an intoxicating “high”.

What is CBD Oil?

CBD oil is a natural oil extracted from the flowers and leaves of the Cannabis plant. It is used for a variety of purposes, most commonly to assist those suffering from chronic pain, insomnia and mood disorders.

Is CBD Legal?

Yes!  Due to the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, Hemp is now viewed federally as an agricultural product and no longer as a controlled substance like marijuana, which continues to be categorized as a schedule 1 drug. Under federal law, it’s now legal to manufacture, sell, possess, use and transport CBD products across all 50 states. States are responsible for developing their own regulatory frameworks, overseen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

To be legally considered CBD it must contain no more than 0.3 percent THC.

What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are active chemical compounds present in the Cannabis plant that produce the health benefits associated with CBD. There are two types of cannabinoids; those found in plants (Phyto-cannabinoids) and those naturally occurring cannabinoids found in the human body (Endocannabinoids). Cannabinoids interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS) to promote balance or homeostasis.

How Does CBD Work?

CBD works via interaction with receptors (CB1 & CB2) found in the body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS). These receptors regulate neuro-hormones in the body that play an active role in physiological processes including mood, memory, pain sensations and appetite.

What is the Difference Between CBD and Hemp?

Hemp is a variety of the cannabis plant, but completely absent of intoxicating compounds. CBD is a molecular compound extracted from hemp. Golden Legacy’s CBD is extracted from a proprietary strain of hemp known as PCR Hemp, or Phyto-cannabinoid-rich hemp. This proprietary strain is far richer in CBD, other cannabinoids (not THC), and terpenes than the basic hemp extract used by most CBD producers.

Is CBD Safe?

Yes. There are no known incidences of illness or side effects of the consumption of high-quality CBD oil products.

Golden Legacy products undergo rigorous testing to guarantee they’re free of any harmful contaminants and THC free.

What is the Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana?

Hemp and marijuana are different species of the cannabis plant. Marijuana contains the cannabinoid THC, which causes the high associated with marijuana. Hemp contains 0.3% or less THC and does not cause a high. Golden Legacy products undergo a patented process that removes all traces of THC from the final product.

Do Your Products Contain THC?

No.  All Golden Legacy products show no detectable THC on their lab reports. We use patented technology to remove any residual THC.

What is CBD Used for?

Many people use CBD to support the body’s natural systems. Cannabinoids are an integral part of the human body’s ability to regulate and balance a wide variety of physiological systems such as mood, appetite, sleep, immune health and anxiety, stress. CBD is also used for combating inflammation and maintaining well-functioning joints.

Why Choose CBD Over Medical Marijuana?

Marijuana contains THC, which is the cannabinoid that causes the high feeling.  This psychoactive high can cause impairment while working or driving and may cause you to fail a drug test if required for employment. CBD does not cause a high. It can be used while working, driving or undertaking any other activity.

Will I Feel Any Effects Using CBD?

Some of the effects reported by CBD users include improved mood, decreased pain, better quality sleep, increased attention and decreased stress. Every person is different however, so each person’s results may vary.

Can You Overdose on CBD? How much should I take?

There is no record of anyone ever overdosing on CBD.  CBD is non-toxic with no harmful side effects.  Extremely large amounts of CBD may cause drowsiness. Check out our Dosage Guide 

Will CBD Get me High?

No. Unlike marijuana and THC, CBD is non-psychotropic and will not cause a high.

Will CBD Show Up on a Drug Test?

It is highly unlikely use of our products will produce a positive result for THC consumption based on our testing conducted using industry-standard testing methods.  However, Golden Legacy cannot 100% guarantee this and advises consumers to consider there is a risk, however slight.

Can CBD be Taken With Other Medications?

Yes, but we always recommend consulting with your doctor prior to taking CBD to be aware of any potential issues.

How Long Does It Take to Feel the Benefits of CBD?

It depends. (I hate that answer too!). Each person’s biochemistry, body mass, etc. is different, so personal results will vary. In general, tinctures and topical creams will be felt sooner because they don’t need to pass through the body’s digestive tract. Edibles and soft gels will generally take longer as they must be digested first. Most of the effects of CBD are subtle and take some time to be detectable — usually half an hour or more.

Are Your Products Organic?

All our hemp is grown organically in the USA and our products contain other organic ingredients.

Should I Take CBD With Food?

While there is no harm in taking CBD on an empty stomach, we do recommend taking our edibles (gummies and soft gels) with food if you are new to CBD until you have an idea of how your body responds to CBD.  

How Do I Find the Right Product for Me?

Finding what works for you will take some trial and error because each persons’ response to CBD will be different.  In general, people report finding the most benefit from our tinctures and soft gels.  For specific problem areas related to joint pain or inflammation, we recommend our topical salve.

What is Your Return Policy?

Golden Legacy offers a 30-day, money-back satisfaction guarantee. If you’re not completely satisfied with our products for any reason, simply email us at refunds@goldenlegacywellness.com