By Suzanne Stewart for the Pocahontas Times
Despite the negative connotations, cannabis has many positive uses including relief from pain and anxiety and much more.
As more states legalize the use of cannabis – recreationally or medicinally – several by-products also enter the market.
One that seems to be popping up everywhere now is CBD oil – or cannabidiol – which is derived from the hemp plant. Unlike the marijuana plant – which contains THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the high-inducing ingredient – hemp has faint-to-no-trace of THC.
At Appalachian Extracts in White Sulphur Springs, owners Josh Ludgate and Duane Zobrist cultivate hemp plants and create their own line of CBD products. The partners and their employees at the facility study the plants…