The FDA recently reiterated its official disapproval of any nonpharmaceutical use of CBD. But their precautionary overreach contrasts sharply with its lax policy towards many common, and problematic, food additives.
The use of cannabis as medicine for animals has been getting a lot attention in the medical, scientific, and pet owning communities. One of the potential uses showing the most promise is in the treatment of seizures. Does it work as well for pets as it does for people?
CBD has shown some promise in anxiety and panic disorders, from public speaking to schizophrenia. A group of London researchers followed up on these results with an experiment published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.