Lucky’s Market has become the first nationwide grocery store to openly sale CBD oil in its stores.
Lucky’s Market – backed by Kroger – has roughly two dozen stores open throughout the United States, including in Colorado, Florida, Georgia and Wyoming. What makes Lucky’s Markets willingness to sell CBD oil so unique is that the DEA recently clarified that CBD is federally illegal, even when devoid of any THC.
“As the scientific literature indicates, cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabinol (CBN) and cannabidiol (CBD), are found in the parts of the cannabis plant that fall within the CSA definition of marijuana, such as the flowering tops, resin, and leaves”, states the DEA’s Clarification of the New Drug Code (7350) for Marijuana Extract.
Despite the DEA’s clarifying that CBD is illegal, Lucky’s Market isn’t worried.
“We’re not afraid to be disruptive and pave the path and be pioneers,” Sindy Wise, Lucky’s director of apothecary, told The Cannabist. According to Wise, CBD is “the next big thing in terms of natural medicine”.
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