CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of the most talked about, yet misunderstood pieces of the cannabis industry. It offers profound medicinal benefits for a wide range of health conditions, while eliminating or minimizing the mind altering effects typically associated with cannabis usage. CBD usage is on the rise in the United States as awareness and access to products expands: according to Brightfield Group data sales of marijuana-derived CBD are expected to hit $176 million and hemp-derived CBD will hit $291 million in 2017, for a total CBD market of $467 million.
Given the growing market share for CBD products, Brightfield Group and HelloMD teamed up to understand more about the user's experience with CBD.
This study provides unique insights into who is using CBD, what products and brands are being used and how effective they are perceived as being in comparison with THC-dominant products, opioids and other pharmaceuticals. Download our lite version here or use the link below to access our industry expert edition (both versions are free for download).
Read Dr. Solomon's primer on what is CBD and why you need to know about it.