Cannabidiol is a cannabinoid designated chemically as 2-[(1R,6R)-3-Methyl-6-(1-methylethenyl)-2 cyclohexen-1-yl]-5-pentyl-1,3-benzenediol (IUPAC/CAS). Its empirical formula is C21H30O2 and its molecular weight is 314.46. The chemical structure is:
Cannabidiol,a cannabinoid that naturally occurs in the Cannabis sativa L. plant.
Cannabidiol is a white to pale yellow crystalline solid. It is insoluble in water and is soluble in organic solvents.
As an oral solution is a clear, colorless to yellow liquid containing cannabidiol in a drug that has been FDA approved at a concentration of 100 mg/mL. Inactive ingredients include dehydrated alcohol, sesame seed oil, strawberry flavor, and sucralose in that FDA product and no terpenes are included. FDA approved product contains no ingredient made from a gluten-containing grain (wheat, barley, or rye).
While 100mg is FDA approved concentration Florida dispensary Trulieve sold last week to a total customer base of 334,000 a total of 1,176,486 MG of CBD last week. More concerning is in what Governor DeSantis once called a cartel run program led by far by Trulieve it is the 51,085,558 mg for the week of May 8 – May 14, 2020 that could be questioned as a regulated medical program masking recreational marijuana as medicine.