How to buy CBD online in the UK safely and legally
Many UK customers worry about legality when they shop CBD online. So, here’s our best advice about how to make sure you’re buying a safe and legal product.
Always check lab reports – When you shop CBD, only buy from companies who have their products tested by independent labs to verify quality, purity and 0% THC content (the illegal, psychoactive part of marijuana.) You can find our ULU lab reports here.
Beware of ‘budget’ options – It requires complex extraction methods to acquire CBD from the hemp plant. Products that use oil or solvent methods tend to be cheaper, but the overall quality will be much lower than a product that uses C02 and ultrasonic methods. Here at ULU, we only use the latter in order to guarantee a premium product. Remember – if the price of a UK CBD oil product seems too good to be true, it probably is!
Only buy CBD online from UK companies – Laws and regulations surrounding CBD can vary from country to country. Here in the UK, CBD products must contain less than 0.0% THC to be legal. But this isn’t always the case in other countries – particularly the US. So, make sure to only buy CBD online from a UK retailer to avoid buying a potentially illegal product.
How to guarantee a high-quality UK CBD product
With so many UK CBD oil products available from a huge number of retailers, it can be difficult to work out where to start. So, here are 3 ways to find a high-quality product when you shop CBD.
Always check concentration – Many retailers use different markers of CBD levels (mg, % or PPM.) This makes it difficult to work out how much CBD you’re actually getting for your money. So, when you buy CBD online, make sure to check the cannabidiol levels per dose to make sure you’re getting real value for money. We always give these figures here at ULU to help you stay informed. Remember, the higher the concentration, the greater the benefits!
Read reviews and case studies – When you buy CBD online, don’t just take the retailer’s word. Make sure to read reviews not just on the retailer site but also from independent review sites.
Choose the right product for you – CBD isn’t a magic cure-all. And taking certain types of CBD will provide more benefits for some conditions over others. For example, a CBD skin cream likely won’t provide any benefits for anxiety or stress. Read our guide about how to choose the right product for you when you shop CBD online.