Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
Mar. 08, 2019
Jun. 29, 2018
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name CV Sciences, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001510964    
Document Type 10-K    
Trading Symbol CVSI    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2018    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity a Voluntary Filer No    
Entity's Reporting Status Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 132,000,000
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   95,669,588  
Entity Shell Company false    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018