“.. clinical research shows that some cannabinoids like CBD do have an effect on the brain which may improve symptoms of ADHD.“
“Although controlled research on marijuana and other cannabinoids’ effects on PTSD remains limited, rapid shifts in the legal landscape may now enable such studies, potentially opening new avenues in PTSD treatment research.”
“FDA has tested the chemical content of cannabinoid compounds in some of the products, and many were found to not contain the levels of CBD they claimed to contain.” We need a benchmark quality source of CBD for uniform clinical evaluation by payers, clinicians, and patients.
The research of neuroscientist Yasmin Hurd indicates that “CBD reduces heroin cravings and restores neurobiological damage”
Translation: when adding non-intoxicating CBD to chemo regimen for MICE with pancreatic cancer, the mice with CBD + Chemo LIVED THREE TIMES LONGER THAN CHEMO ALONE.
Experimental data suggest CBD has acute anti-depressive and anxiolytic effects.
May be time to re-examine national drug policy on Cannabis and derivatives like CBD? CBD is NOT intoxicating, but for many, effective medicine.
“CBD is safe and well tolerated in humans (and animals), and is not associated with any negative public health effects, …does not induce physical dependence and is not associated with abuse potential.” – World Health Organization
Cannabinoids offer more to cancer care than control of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting.
FDA says CBD in your local dispensary or online, is most probably not what you think it is.