Any marijuana plant that has over 0.3% THC concentration is technically illegal at a federal level in the United States.
This is the level below which the government has determined will not impair your mental capabilities and is non-psychoactive.
And the government and numerous scientific studies have determined CBD to be non-psychoactive.
THC causes the 'high' people feel when taking marijuana, so since CBD has extremely low or zero levels of THC, it won't get you high.
But CBD helps calm you down, focus, relieves anxiety and helps you sleep, so isn't that in a way 'psychoactive'?
Not really no.
The main difference is that CBD DOES NOT IMPAIR your ability to drive, work or perform every day tasks.
In fact for the majority of patients it HELPS you do all those things.
CBD acts on your Cannabinoid receptors that already exist in your body to calm your mind, help you sleep, and sooth your suffering.
But it will NOT make you feel 'high'.
And because of these ultra low THC levels, you don't have to worry about that next drug test...