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Systematic Review and Meta-analysis: Cannabinoids in the Management of Acute Pain

A new systematic review and meta-analysis showed a small but significant reduction in subjective pain scores for cannabinoid treatment compared to placebo in patients experiencing acute pain. No increase in serious adverse events suggested the safety of using cannabinoids to treat acute pain, according to the study published in Cannabis

FDA Issues Consumer Warnings Statements About Cannabidiol

In November 2019 FDA issued a strong set of warning statements about cannabidiol. The agency said that “based on the lack of scientific information supporting the safety of CBD in food, the FDA … cannot conclude that CBD is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) among qualified experts for its use

Cannabis for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Cannabis for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Therapy

A new study shows that cannabis may be helpful to address the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to health survey data collected by Statistics Canada from more than 24,000 Canadians, researchers from the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and University of British Columbia (UBC) found that people

cannabidiol and hemp oil

Mayo Clinicians’ Guide to Cannabidiol and Hemp Oil

In this summary-scientific review from Mayo Clinical Proceedings, the researchers provide an overview of the scientific work on cannabidiol and hemp oil and the distinction between marijuana, hemp, and the different components of CBD and hemp oil products. They summarize the current legal status of CBD and hemp oils in

CBD for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Webinar: The Most Common Therapeutic Applications of CBD

Do you have questions about the therapeutic applications of CBD? We thought so. Preclinical and clinical studies suggest that cannabidiol (CBD) has broad therapeutic value. With emerging knowledge and a lack of education about the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) in most medical schools, the vast majority of health professionals have limited