Susannah Bell along with other users of cannabidiol, better known as CBD, say it has medicinal benefits and helps her with anxiety, but those who sell it are not allowed to make any medical claims.
CBD is one of the two main compounds found in cannabis, and is available on high streets and online. Sales of the cannabis extract hit £160m in 2019.
Sativa Group Plc (NEX:SATI) is the UK’s leading quoted CBD Wellness and medicinal cannabis group with five operating subsidiaries. Goodbody Botanicals provides CBD products online and to retail markets including pharmacies, wellness stores and grocers. Goodbody Wellness is a high-street retail brand with dedicated CBD Wellness stores providing a premium shopping experience to consumers. Tessellate Collective is a direct-selling network marketing platform servicing consumers at home. Phytovista laboratories provides independent testing of CBD products to both external customers and fellow Group businesses. Sativa Grow holds a Controlled Drug licence and cultivates cannabis plants to fulfill its partnership agreement with King’s College London to research the impact of cannabinoids on inflammation and respiratory conditions.