A daily dose (or 2): Curious minds turn to CBD to treat range of ailments

published on January 19, 2019 in CBC News (BC)

With cannabis now legal in Canada, curious minds are seeking out marijuana-based treatments, like CBD — a compound of cannabis — for treating ongoing medical conditions, with some people even using it to wean themselves off prescription medications.

A recent U.S. study by a cannabis marketing and research firm for a medical hub, collected data from 2,400 CBD users. The study found 42 per cent of people stopped taking their traditional medications after using CBD, and now take it to treat insomnia, depression, anxiety, and joint pain…

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