Over the Counter: CBD can be key to better health

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You see the three letters a lot these days: CBD.But many people are not familiar with exactly what it is. So we thought we would use the column to provide more information about these products, which are fairly new to the market, but have existed in one form or another for centuries.We’re talking, of course, about therapies and remedies derived from CBD, or cannabidiol. CBD is a terpene extracted from the hemp plant that, unlike its intoxicating cousin THC, has no […]
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