CBD shop opens in DeForest (www.hngnews.com)

  • A new shop in DeForest is selling the controversial product cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating extract of the marijuana plant that’s billed as a diverse health supplement.
  • CBD oil – marketed as a cure-all for many ailments including depression, aches and pains – is gaining popularity in the U.S. alongside changing attitudes toward medicinal marijuana, and the American Shaman store in DeForest is the most recent local option for shoppers.
  • He decided the product was worth the entrepreneurial risk, and after contacting DeForest village offices and law enforcement, Dorn opened up shop.
  • The legality of selling CBD products is forbidden except by physicians and pharmacies, according to the Wisconsin Department of Justice, although the distributers appear to be operating in a legal gray area.