JOHNSTON, R.I. (WJAR) — The first cannabidiol retailer in Rhode Island opened for business Friday.
The CBD Center of Rhode Island is located at 1239 Hartford Ave. in Johnston. The owner told NBC 10 News that it's the first store to sell strictly CBD products.
CBD is the non-intoxicating part of the hemp plant.
People use it to ease the symptoms of everything from anxiety and depression, to multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.