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As with other natural products, there is potential for adverse reactions when taken with other medications, especially those that come with grapefruit warnings, such as certain blood thinners. These warnings indicate that certain medications should not be taken with products containing grapefruit.

Some studies suggest that CBD can have an effect on how an individual perceives pain, but more robust research is needed. CBD is generally considered a full-body treatment, which means that it does not target back pain specifically—except in the case of topical products—but contributes to an overall feeling of relaxation and pain relief.

More severe side effects, while rare, include:

CBD oil is derived from a plant called cannabis sativa. The plant has over 100 chemical compounds, called cannabinoids, that have a range of effects, including anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain relieving) qualities.

Potential Risks and Side Effects of CBD

Research indicates that CBD may reduce back pain by:

CBD requires more research in order to prove and explain its effectiveness as well as to better understand potential side effects (especially long-term) and potential drug interactions.

The cannabis sativa plant has two main varieties that are grown for specific purposes:

Ways CBD Treats Back Pain

CBD is available in many forms; topical creams and gels have shown promising results for inflammation and neuropathy, which may make them a good option for back and neck pain. 2

Cannabidiol, commonly referred to as CBD, is a new and relatively understudied treatment for pain, including back pain. Studies suggest it may help relieve inflammation, which is often a factor in chronic back pain. 1

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To sell hemp and hemp-derived products that contain CBD, you need to review and submit the Attestation for the Sale of Hemp and Hemp-Derived Products.

Merchants using Shopify Plus can contact the Merchant Success team for guidance and dedicated support in completing the steps required to sell hemp or hemp-derived CBD products on Shopify.

Can merchants sell hemp or CBD products and other products in the same store?

If you sell CBD products, then you can only set up email-only order and shipping notifications. SMS notifications are not supported for merchants who sell CBD products.

Laws in the United States surrounding hemp and hemp-derived products are changing, so you should consult with legal counsel before you sell these products on Shopify. Shopify can’t provide legal advice on what and where you can sell.

The Attestation for the Sale of Hemp and Hemp-Derived Products is specific to US-based merchants selling hemp and/or hemp-derived products.

Set up your store to sell hemp or hemp-derived products

Yes. You can create links between your stores, provided that your store selling hemp and/or hemp-derived products that contain CBD complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and you have reviewed and submitted the Attestation for the Sale of Hemp and Hemp-Derived Products for the store selling the hemp or hemp-derived products.

If you’re a US merchant and you want to sell hemp or hemp-derived products, then you need to complete the attestation to confirm that you understand and will comply with the requirements for selling these products on Shopify.