WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nearly four in 10 Americans think Cannabidiol (CBD) oils should be legally available for adults as an over-the-counter purchase while another 21% think people should only be able to buy them with a doctor’s prescription. Just 2% say they should not be available, while 36% are not familiar with the product. Among those familiar with CBD oil, 61% think adults should be able to buy it over the counter and 33% say it should be available with a prescription while 4% say it shouldn’t be available for purchase. CBD is an oil extracted from the cannabis plant — specifically the hemp form of cannabis, which has significantly lower THC content than the marijuana form. As such, CBD oil is purported to have various medical and therapeutic benefits without the hallucinogenic properties of marijuana. CBD-based products are now legal in most states, generally with restrictions such as needing to be sold through dispensaries or available only with a physicians’ authorization. CBD products are distinct from medical marijuana, although it should be noted that both products likely benefit from Americans’ sympathy for the needs they fill. A rec...