CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. officials have ordered a San Francisco brewery to stop producing beer containing cannabidiol, the hemp-derived extract known as CBD.
The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is allowing Black Hammer Brewing to sell the rest of the CBD beer it already brewed, including one called Toke Back Mountain.
Like marijuana, hemp is a cannabis plant. But it contains very little THC, the compound that gives pot its high.
CBD is seen by many as a health aid, though scientific proof is lacking.
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