Unlike THC, CBD does not fall under the Dutch Drug Tolerance policy. To make it more appealing to customers, many have claimed its miraculous healing properties, which anyway cannot be all proven scientifically.
Reason enough for the TV show 'De Keuringsdienst van Waarde' to have a good look at the CBD industry. Of course, a cultivation company was also visited, because without a cannabis plant, no CBD oil, chocolate, chewing gum or cream.
Although the production of Bedrocan is only for medicinal cannabis, Tjaling Erkelens of Bedrocan showed the camera team around in the cultivation company in rural Groningen, which can be seen from minute 11.30 in the broadcast. "Nothing we make will end up in a drug store. Everything we produce is used for production of medication and will be supplied on prescription via a pharmacist."