Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Mar. 30, 2020
Jun. 28, 2019
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name CV Sciences, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001510964    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2019    
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 Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 402
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   99,851,942  
Entity Shell Company false    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019