Hemp is a bioaccumulator — it tends to absorb heavy metals from soil, leaving the ground clean by collecting contaminants in its body. When intended for human consumption, this is obviously a problem. But as a means for cleansing land of industrial toxins, hemp is quite promising.
Numerous commercial start-ups have jumped on the CBD bandwagon. But along with a growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there has been a proliferation of misconceptions.