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While you don’t need a special medical cannabis card, you can use only a non-refillable prescription.
Romans brought cannabis in Portugal around the 2nd century BC, although it was the Moors who spread the cannabis cultivation and its various uses (including recreational marijuana use) in the 8th century.
CBD is available only in licensed pharmacies, which doesn’t leave you many options. You can’t buy it legally over the counter unless you obtain a prescription from your doctor.
The local address can be in the UK or the US, depending on where you’re shopping for CBD — North America or Europe.
While both plants are cannabis, their phytochemical makeup is different. Both hemp and marijuana produce CBD but differ in the THC content. Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC is the primary psychoactive compound in cannabis. Marijuana contains higher amounts of THC, while hemp contains only small traces.
Portugal has set a clear distinction between hemp and marijuana.
When it comes to domestic use, the crop was essential to Portuguese rural people. Hemp was one of the three pillars of their economic survival, along with cereals and vines.