Hemp shop owner says CBD oil will remain on shelves (www.toledoblade.com)

  • Despite an advisory from the state pharmacy board stating that CBD oil — a non-intoxicating substance derived from hemp — has always been illegal in Ohio, the owner of a Toledo shop that has sold CBD products for years has no plans to pull them from his shelves.
  • The Toledo Hemp Center offers more than 300 products made from hemp, a strain of the marijuana plant that contains less of the psychoactive compound THC, but owner Kevin Spitler said most of his customers come in looking for cannabidiol, or CBD, to help with medical ailments.
  • In a statement two weeks ago, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy said CBD oil is illegal unless it’s sold under the state’s medical marijuana program.
  • It does not get users high and helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, and inflammation, Mr.