Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2016
May. 16, 2016
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, 2016  
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   52,013,924
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
EntityWellKnownSeasonedIssuer No  
EntityVoluntaryFilers No