The market for products containing CBD oil has exploded in the Twin Cities in the past two years. This rise in popularity has given consumers a number of options for finding topicals, pills, tinctures, and edible CBD in Minneapolis
In 2017 Minnesota’s Medical Cannabis law went into effect, allowing people who met certain criteria access to medical cannabis. When it was first passed, only a few conditions were covered by the law. It was around this time that hemp-derived CBD products began appearing on the shelves of natural food co-ops, vitamin stores, coffee shops, and even a booth at the Minnesota State Fair.
Since then the market has continued to grow, with stores offering an array of CBD products including pills, oils, skincare products, bath bombs, balm, CBD infused drinks, and edibles like chocolates and gummies. Hemp oil can even be found in hair and skincare products like shampoos, sunscreens, and face creams.
The CBD in these popular products is derived from hemp, a variety of the Cannabis Sativa L. plant that contains less than .3% THC. This allows people the benefits of cannabidiol without feeling high.
While laws concerning THC containing marijuana vary from state to state, hemp-derived CBD oil is legal to buy and sell in all 50 states. This makes it accessible to more people who may be looking to try CBD to treat stress, anxiety, or pain. Lawmakers in Minnesota have sought to have more clear labeling information on CBD products sold in Minnesota.
There are a number of popular ways to try CBD products including topically, ingesting, and vaping.
Topical products like balms, lotions, creams, and bath products are commonly used by people to address pain. These products are designed to be absorbed by the skin. People use topical CBD products to address aches, …