CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) — A new shop is open in Kanawha County, and the owners says it will provide countless health benefits, relieve pain for customers and even help fight the drug epidemic. Ahead of the store’s grand opening Saturday, the owner also wants to educate the public about how it all works.
Appalachian Cannabis Company is opening a store in Cross Lanes. They sell CBD products.
In layman’s terms, CBD (Cannabidiol) is a compound of cannabis that will not make you high.
Owner Chris Yeager explains it more technically:
“What we do is all hemp-derived CBD products,” he said. “In cannabis, you’re going to find somewhere between 100 and 110 cannabinoids. In those, they have different effects. They do different things like for instance, THC is psychoactive. So when you consumer THC, that’s when people say you get high. There’s other cannabinoids and the CBD portion of that is going to be the non-active. So folks will not get high by consuming CBD but it has great medicinal value.”
He says CBD is a compound