Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the most popular cannabinoids among cannabis enthusiasts.
Historically THC was the most popular, however, starting in 2017, CBD was searched for more often than THC on Google and that trend has continued into 2020.
Many patients and consumers want to receive the wellness benefits that CBD provides but without the euphoric effects that THC induces.
Unfortunately, legal CBD products are not as widely available as they should be in many countries, including Australia. Luckily for Australians, that could be changing.
Rescheduling CBD in Australia
The Australian Therapeutic Goods Association is a division of Australia’s Department of Health.
Recently, the Association suggested rescheduling CBD so that it would be available without a prescription.
Currently, CBD is classified as a Schedule 4 substance in Australia, which means that it can only be obtained via a prescription.
Rescheduling CBD to Schedule 3 would still require legal purchases to be made at pharmacies, however, a pharmacist would…