Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


Cover - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Mar. 23, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Cover [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 000-54677    
Entity Registrant Name CV Sciences, Inc.    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 80-0944974    
Entity Address, Address Line One 10070 Barnes Canyon Road    
Entity Address, City or Town San Diego    
Entity Address, State or Province CA    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 92121    
City Area Code 866    
Local Phone Number 290-2157    
Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity a Voluntary Filer No    
Entity's Reporting Status Current Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 41
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   122,570,186  
Documents Incorporated by Reference Certain sections of the registrant’s definitive proxy statement for its 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Regulation 14A not later than 120 days after the end of the registrant’s fiscal year ended December 31, 2021, are incorporated by reference into Part III of this Form 10-K.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001510964    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021