CBD or Cannabidiol is a Non-psychoactive drug used to help ease a huge list of aliments from arthritis to endocine disorders and is now being considered a Schedule I Drug by the DEA. Come on people...

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More and more information and breakthroughs are coming out in regards to Cannabis cousin the Hemp plant. CBD's to be specific. But it seems like there's this huge push to make the miracle drug harder to get. Here's my question and its simple, Why?




That puts the oil in the same category as heroin, LSD, ecstasy, meth, peyote and marijuana.

The DEA published the details about the change in the Federal Register.

It applies to any "extract containing one or more cannabinoids that has been derived from any plant of the genus Cannabis," the Federal Register posting said.

The change explains that the DEA is creating a new Administrative Controlled Substances Code Number for what it calls "Marihuana [sic] Extract."

During the comment period for the new rule, one person asked for clarification of whether the new drug code would be applicable to cannabidiol (CBD).

The DEA responded to say any cannabis plant extract that contains CBD and no other cannabinoids will still fall within the new drug code