CBD Oil behind the wheel: is it recommended?

CBD products are expected to continue to grow in popularity at a rapid rate through the next 5 – 10 years with many people wondering if they might benefit from some of the potential wellness properties of CBD oil. Something that is also worth considering is if there could be a downside for you. A number of CBD enthusiasts & loyal customers have asked us whether it is safe to use CBD while driving. We take a look here at this question below!


What is CBD Oil?


CBD – Short for Cannabidiol is one of whats thought to be around 114 cannabinoids that are found in hemp. It is frequently used in many places round the world for its alleged wellness properties. CBD is extracted and often mixed with a carrier oil for oral consumption… making CBD oil.

CBD is one of the most wonderful and widely applicable plant extracts ever, and it has recently burst onto the pharmacopeia scene as a holistic remedy and natural plant medicine solution. CBD oils, CBD Vape, CBD chocolate, CBD edibles, and CBD skincare are just some of the amazing applications being used by thousands who buy CBD in the UK. 

CBD oil and driving? Is it recommended?


Provided all legal requirements are met by manufacturers, it will be safe to take CBD oil and drive afterwards. At Dr Watson – we lab test all our products to ensure safety and quality. This is part of what makes Dr Watson CBD solutions the best on the market. CBD oil is generally received well by most users and does not cause any issues when it comes to living your day-to-day life. 


What are the side effects of CBD oil?


While it is received well, very occasionally there are some mild side effects of CBD. One in particular is sleepiness / drowsiness which for some can be the intended effect, however, naturally not before one gets behind the wheel. We always recommend you try your CBD products in a comfortable setting and in smaller doses in order to assess how you might react to CBD beforehand. CBD and driving will 99% of the time be okay, but we urge caution to users just in case before driving.


Legality of CBD oil?


Yes, CBD oil in itself is legal through most of the UK and Europe and in many parts of the world. Ensure when you buy CBD online that you buy them from a brand with scientific validation and trusted 3rd party laboratory reports (COAs - certificates of analysis). It is also good to see that a brand shows its manufacturing process and supply chain to its community. 

Dr Watson is the best CBD brand in the world using the highest quality extracts and active ingredients. Our community deserve the best and 100% satisfaction is guaranteed.

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