One of the most frequently asked questions about CBD is whether it’s the same as ‘weed’ or ‘skunk’ types of hemp, or if it’s derived from the same kind of hemp you find for sale on the street, known as cannabis hemp or marijuana. The answer is the two plants that are grown for hemp used for CBD and cannabis hemp are noticeably different. One contains more illegal compounds, whereas the one used for CBD does not contain much else but CBD.
Sativa Investments (NEX:SATI) is the UK’s first medicinal cannabis investment vehicle. After investing in two North American businesses, it is now progressing a UK seed to consumer investment strategy with 100% ownership of businesses involved in the production, testing and compliance, research & development including pharmacology, commercialisation and sales & marketing of medicinal cannabis and cannabidiol products. Two UK businesses, George Botanicals and PhytoVista Laboratories, are already fully operational.