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Allergic to cbd

Marijuana and hemp are different types of the cannabis plant. They differ in the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol —THC, the chemical that makes you "high"—they contain.

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It's important to note that, if you have an allergy to marijuana, you may also be allergic to hemp. You may also be allergic to products containing cannabidiol (CBD), another chemical found in the cannabis plant.

Whether it’s sniffling, watery eyes, itching, or asthma, many of us are all too familiar with symptoms of allergies.

CBD overview

Humans commonly experience allergic reactions to many kinds of plant pollen. Only male cannabis plants produce pollen. Most cannabis products, including CBD oil, are made using female plants.

Allergic reactions to CBD

According to a letter entitled “Marijuana and stoned fruit,” written by doctors from the University of California, San Diego, and published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology in 2018, a 24-year-old man who smoked marijuana daily visited their allergy clinic two weeks following an anaphylactic reaction after eating yogurt with hemp seeds.