Is There Anything CBD Can’t Do? Then Why Is It Illegal?
While the prohibition of cannabis is absurd, the ban on the plant’s non-psychoactive components is even more mind-boggling — particularly when it’s apparent that these compounds possess amazing therapeutic properties. Case in point: cannabidiol (CBD). A just published scientific review by Sao Paulo University (Brazil) researcher Antonio Zuardi reports that there’s been an “explosive increase” […]
WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable To CBD
The use of the naturally occurring cannabinoid CBD is safe, well tolerated, and is not associated with any significant adverse public health effects, according to the findings of a preliminary report compiled by the World Health Organization’s Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. Authors of the report declare that CBD is “not associated with abuse potential” […]
Cannabidiol induces a rapid and long-lasting antidepressant effect in rodent model of depression
A substance found in cannabis may be a faster-acting antidepressant than conventional medications. A new study, published in the journal Molecular Neurobiology, has found that cannabidiol (CBD) induces sustained antidepressant-like effects in mice. “Depression is a serious mental illness which affect more than 300 million people worldwide, being considered the first cause of disability in […]