Safety

Safety

Learn more about safety, including addiction, pregnancy, vaping, liver health, synthetic cannabinoids, and more.

EKG of the brain
Australian scientists recently published an open label study of Epidiolex in pediatric epilepsy.
contaminants in hemp
Hemp is a bioaccumulator — it tends to absorb heavy metals from soil, leaving the ground clean by collecting contaminants in its body.
Pesticides being sprayed on crops
A recent study from researchers in Maryland and Pennsylvania explains why cannabinoids may be protective for humans.
Road in the sunset
There is evidence that stoned drivers drive slower and less aggressively, making up for some impairment in their reaction time.
Stack of text books
The development of legal cannabis is associated with lower teen use and higher adult use.
It's been months since Congress passed the Farm Bill legalizing hemp for cultivation. It's high time we rectify some common myths about this plant.
Orange pill bottles and spilled white pills
Opioids leave much to be desired in medical treatment. They are highly addictive, very lethal, and not all that effective for treating chronic pain.
Going by names like Spice and K2, synthetic cannabinoids are largely a result of prohibition.
black and red drawing of the liver
Warning about the dangers of drinking over 10 bottles of Epidiolex at once adds nothing useful to the discussion.
Open heart surgery
Very high doses of CBD might interact with immunosuppressive drug used in transplant patients

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