Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
May 14, 2018
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name CV Sciences, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001510964  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2018  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   90,512,563
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
EntityWellKnownSeasonedIssuer No  
EntityVoluntaryFilers No  
Entity Small Business true