CBD is short for Cannabidiol. It’s a chemical substance found in cannabis plant among more than 113 major cannabinoids. CBD beside THC is one of the most studied cannabis compounds.
Several studies have shown that CBD has significant medical benefits and on the other hand it does not make people feel “stoned” or “high” like THC does.
CBD extract that contains only traces amounts of THC is extracted from Hemp – industrial (agricultural) cannabis plant.
Hemp is a variety of cannabis plant that has less than 0.3% THC.
Marijuana on the other hand is a variety of cannabis plant that has more than 0.3% THC (usually around 15-20%)