CBD products fill store shelves and Instagram feeds these days, and yet people seem to know so little about it. There’s a lot to unpack behind the CBD boom, from how it made its way into your favorite products to what the heck is going on with its legal status. Here, Bustle demystifies the industry — including who's benefiting from it, and who's being left behind.

Consider this your inside look at the world of CBD. With the help of experts, we answered 10 of the biggest questions people have about the cannabis compound.