- Shops selling cannabidiol products are springing up all over Oklahoma.
- Some people claim cannabidiol products, derived from cannabis, help with chronic pain, anxiety, insomnia, depression and more.
- Adam Haley, owner of American Shaman in Owasso, said the products contain trace amounts of THC and are legal, thanks to Katie’s Law and a 2014 federal farm bill regulating hemp products.
- A Drug Enforcement Agency spokesperson told FOX23 "it is illegal for anyone to be manufacturing or selling CBD."
- The Food and Drug Administration said "products that contain CBD cannot be sold as a dietary supplement," but the agency considers many factors before taking action, including "whether it's a threat to public health."
- FOX23 spoke with a local neurologist who said he’s open-minded, but skeptical about over-the-counter treatments that are not regulated.
- Dr. Gregory Connor knows CBD products affect the body’s endocannabinoid system, but said more medical studies need to be done to better understand how they work and how much you should ingest.
- WATCH FOX23 Michelle Linn’s full investigation Tuesday on FOX23 News at 5:45.
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