CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) –
A new Chattanooga store sells cannabis-based products but not for reasons you would think.
“Grass roots” sells CBD which stands for Cannabidiol and while it’s one of the two main compounds in marijuana, it’s not illegal and is mainly used for medical purposes.
Nestled in-between a hair salon and convenience store on East M.L.K. Boulevard Grass Roots has found a home.
The legalization of medical marijuana has sparked debate with two clear sides.
As other communities wrestle with what it means for them Elisha Millan says Tennessee law is clear.
“Our products are guaranteed to be within the legal limit,” says Elisha Millan, store owner. “There is a legal limit in the state of Tennessee and that’s point nine. So we never offer a guarantee that the products have absolutely zero but we do get a certificate of analyzes.”
The other compound, which is the substance that is mind-altering, is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is not one of the main ingredients of this medical product.
Grass Roots provides the Cannabidiol, CBD oil, which is found in marijuana plants some say it can