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.
Late last year, Bloomberg reported that Coca-Cola was in serious talks to develop a CBD-infused beverage. High sugar diets, like those that include drinking a lot of sugary beverages, have been linked to a host of health issues. Does it really make sense to add CBD to the mix?
Rather than banning an entire product category – be it vapes or edibles – state health officials should implement a rigorous regulatory program that prioritizes public health and raises the safety standards for all edibles and food supplements.
Cannabinoids seem promising for treating the symptoms or progression of rheumatoid arthritis. A new controlled trial seeks to study CBD and THC’s impacat on arthritic pain.