Now, it would be easy for us to just say “buy it from us!” at this point, and while that is certainly a recommendation we would give, we also know that you want, nay, deserve a better answer than that, and we are going to endeavour to give you one.
So allow us to do what we do best, and give you all the information you need to make an informed decision on where is best to buy CBD oil in the UK.
Is CBD in the UK Legal?
We won’t spend long on this question, because we have covered it in other articles but we’ll give a brief synopsis here.
CBD products are legal in the UK as long as the CBD used is derived from EU approved industrial hemp plants that with a THC content no greater than 0.2%.
Is Buying CBD Oil Safe?
The safety of buying CBD products in the UK very much depends on where you get them from. The lack of regulation mentioned above means that the quality of the product you are buying cannot be guaranteed, and, unfortunately, some people will see fit to take advantage of that.
As a result, it is necessary to be careful, and keep a few things in mind when you are researching the right place to purchase CBD oil in the UK, or anywhere else for that matter.
Being Safe When Buying CBD Oil in the UK
If you read the news regularly, you will likely have come across some horror stories of customers buying CBD products, only to find out they are not as advertised. In some cases, this is simply that the dose is much lower, which is irritating, and should not be done, but there have been cases where the product has been something completely different, which is obviously appalling.
This is due to a lack of regulation in the UK, where CBD is not classified as a medical product unless it is in regulated and licensed medications such as Epidiolex.
CBD oil on its own is classified as a dietary product, and therefore undergoes far lighter regulation.
While this is a concern, it is possible to ensure that you avoid these issues by putting in some research, and making sure the supplier you use can be trusted.
For some, this means the few high street shops that stock CBD oils, but for those looking for a wider range of choice, the internet can be the only option.
To this end, it’s important to make sure that any site you by CBD oil from is trustworthy. Make sure the products they sell are from well-known and well-respected suppliers and come from EU approved industrial hemp plants that follow the law by having no more than 0.2% THC content.
On top of that, don’t be afraid to ask questions. For example, if you click on the chatbox on this site, our team will be happy to talk to you about any concerns that you may have and give any information you may want on the products we provide.
It’s also important to be aware of dosage. It isn’t a case that the higher the strength of CBD the better, it is down to your body, and how much you can tolerate.
That’s why we recommend starting with a low dose CBD oil, such as these 3% Olive Drops and seeing how you get on, before considering increasing your dose.
If you follow these simple guidelines, then your CBD oil journey should be without a hitch, but remember, if you have any questions, we’re right here and ready to answer.
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We are simply bringing you the information needed to make an informed decision on what you want to use CBD for, and what you are comfortable using our products for.