Cannabis Watch: CBD is being sold at the largest drugstore chain in the U.S.

CVS Health Corp. is selling products with a derivative of marijuana, the drugstore chain said Wednesday evening, despite continuing questions about legality.

U.S. cannabis retailer Curaleaf Holdings Inc. CURLF, +3.44% disclosed the move late Wednesday, saying that CVS CVS, -1.63% will carry its line of CBD products. CVS — the largest drugstore chain by total sales in the U.S. — said in an emailed statement that it has already started to sell CBD products in eight states as of last week, including creams, sprays, roll-ons, lotions and salves.

“We have partnered with CBD product manufacturers that are complying with applicable laws and that meet CVS’s high standards for quality,” a spokesman said in the email.

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