There are now legal cannabis programs in 20 states plus Washington, DC. Ironically, the actual healing power of the plant has barely been tapped. Restrictions on research impact the accuracy with which we can determine the most effective ways to utilize its benefits.
Imagine there existed a natural, non-toxic substance that halted diabetes, fought cancer, and reduced psychotic tendencies in patients with schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders. You don’t have to imagine. It's here and called CBD. The only problem with it is that it’s illegal.
In a test of short-term memory skills, only users of "skunk"-type marijuana strains exhibited impaired recall when intoxicated, whereas people who smoked hashish or herbal cannabis blends performed equally well whether stoned or sober.