CBD and sleep: Does it work? Is it safe?

All of a sudden, it’s everywhere. People are using CBD, or cannabidiol, for sleep, anxiety, pain and many other issues. Experts say it could help with sleep — but users should be careful.

CBD is a compound found in both hemp and marijuana, but it does not produce a high or create an altered state of mind or consciousness.

The popularity of CBD, which is sometimes sold as an oil but can be infused in edibles like gummy bears, cosmetics or pills, is believed to contain anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-anxiety properties.

CBD is everywhere -- but is it safe?

When it comes to sleep, experts say vaping CBD might work faster, but pills and oils might help you sleep longer.

According to Lisa Gill, a special investigations editor with Consumer Reports, there is a lot of research still needed

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