Just because marijuana is still illegal in New York City doesn’t mean you can’t find it’s popular non-psychoactive cannabinoid, CBD. Not only does cannabidiol, abbreviated to CBD, relax you without the high, it also has a host of health benefits. CBD reduces pain, inflammation and skin conditions and improves your mood, even with casual use. On the medical side, this cannabinoid can treat epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases. For all these reasons, CBD is increasingly popular, whether infused in soaps or added to coffee. Here’s where to buy CBD around New York City today.
More than a hipster Bushwick coffee shop, Caffeine Underground has live music, thai chi and a diverse selection of CBD products. Using Queens-based Flower Power coffee beans, this Brooklyn hotspot will add CBD to just about any drink. They also sell Flower Power beans that you can bring home.
Ian Ford, the owner of Caffeine Underground, wrote to High Times, “They’ve [CBD snacks and drinks] become quite popular in the neighborhood, and we have regular customers who find it helps them work, study, relax, and even reduce their arthritis pain.”
And CBD goes way beyond coffee here. Caffeine Underground also sells CBD candy, smoothies and jams. Whether you’re trying to finish that novel or chill out to live music, you should check out this health-conscious cafe.