Seeking Volunteers for a Research Study on CBD & Anxiety Relief

Seeking Volunteers for a Research Study on CBD & Anxiety Relief

How has CBD & cannabis use during the COVID-19 pandemic affected health & well-being?
How has CBD & cannabis use during the COVID-19 pandemic affected health & well-being?

Project CBD encourages CBD users to participate in a research study about CBD and cannabis use during the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on health and well-being. The study is being conducted by the nonprofit Wholistic Research and Education Foundation in partnership with researchers from the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Irvine, and the UC Institute for Prediction Technology (UCIPT).

You are eligible to participate in this study if you are over 18, speak English, are competent to give informed consent, and use CBD and/or cannabis.

The study will take place online. You will be asked to complete an online questionnaire, which should take about 10-15 minutes.

This survey is expected to yield unique insights about the effects of the current pandemic on anxiety levels and sleep quality, and whether CBD and/or cannabis use during this time has had any impact on users’ health and well-being. The research findings will be broadly shared with the general public to aid in cannabis and CBD education.

Your participation in this study is completely voluntary. Your answers will be kept privately in a secure location. The only people who will have access to your survey are members of the research team. If you are interested in participating in this study, please follow this link to check for eligibility.

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The UC Institute for Prediction Technology (UCIPT) is a multidisciplinary, multicampus collaborative accelerating innovations that leverage social technologies to predict human behaviors and outcomes. UCIPT was founded in 2015 after winning the University of California President’s Research Catalyst Award. There are currently faculty leaders at four campuses: UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Cruz, and UC Irvine. UCI is the hosting institution. Learn more at

About Wholistic Research & Education Foundation

Wholistic Research and Education Foundation is a public nonprofit dedicated to exploring the health benefits of CBD-rich therapeutics through funding clinical and scientific research as well as increasing safe and legal access to those in need via advocacy and education. Promoting a multi-disciplinary approach, Wholistic research initiatives explore underlying mechanisms of action that may explain how cannabis delivers its diverse health benefits as well as its personalized effects. Learn more at

Revision date: 
Oct 27, 2020

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