Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Apr. 04, 2016
Jun. 30, 2015
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, 2015    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 39,764,250
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   51,513,924  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015    
EntityWellKnownSeasonedIssuer No    
EntityVoluntaryFilers No