In this video from the Ask a Fool series, Motley Fool health care analysts Max Macaluso and Michael Douglass take a question from a Foolish reader, who writes, "What is your Foolish opinion on CannaVEST Corp (OTC:CVSI)?"

While many investors are hoping to gain exposure to a possibly burgeoning marijuana industry in the United States through this stock, Max clarifies that this is actually a play on consumer-focused hemp products and cannabidiol products. The following video also discusses problems the company has faced this year and the outlook for the stock.

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