Despite Opposition, There’s A Boom In CBD Products Emerging In Asia, Hong Kong Included, Led By Progressive Minds.
Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe can be found in the Sheung Wan area among Chinese antique shops. Inside, you will see a wide range of CBD products like CBD oils, powders, butters, and more. They even have CBD products that could help your pets! It also has a comfortable seating area, offering beer and coffee among other beverages and snacks. While intoxicating recreational usage is illegal in Hong Kong, there are a lot of people who are seeing the benefits of CBD. One of the aims of shops like these is to clear CBD’s image and remove its association with stoner culture.
CBD has a psychoactive, but non-intoxicating effect, meaning that users will be able to enjoy the calming effects of marijuana but without the high feeling. In Hong Kong, the CBD extract is technically legal but the THC is strictly illegal (this does not include the 0.3% of THC usually accepted amount either). Only the pure forms of CBD are acceptable and legal here, but most companies produce it with a trace amount of THC. With evidence supporting that CBD is beneficial in dealing with anxiety and depression, we should take advantage of it. However, without THC, it may not be as effective.
Cannabis is part of ancient traditional therapies around Asia, from Thailand to India to China, but over the years, criminalization of the plants has led the public to shun its usage in any form.
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