We need many more funded research studies to fully understand exactly how CBD might play a role in the treatment of opioid use disorder.
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There is no evidence yet that cannabidiol (CBD) is effective in treating heroin addiction, despite news headlines claiming this.
A new study suggests that CBD could help curve cravings in people who have an opioid use disorder.
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A study suggests that CBD could help treat people with opioid addiction. But before you go buy a bottle for any use, it's important to know that it has been FDA-approved to treat only one disease.
Dogs don’t need pot or CBD or other marijuana derivatives.
As marijuana and its derivatives are sold legally in more states, pets are getting into pot, accidentally. And some owners are intentionally giving them CBD. A vet explains the dangers.
Assorted cannabis bud strains.
Marijuana is known for delivering a good high. But the plant's uses go well beyond the recreational. Marijuana contains a trove of medicinal compounds whose uses we are just now discovering.
CBD, made from hemp, is being hyped as treatment for pain, nausea and a variety of maladies. But studies so far do not show benefit in humans.
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is being touted in popular culture as a miracle cure-all. From creams to gummies and more, CBD has exploded onto the health scene. But what does the science actually say?
Small vials of CBD, an ingredient in a drug just approved by the FDA to treat two types of epilepsy..
A drug made from a molecule produced from cannabis gained approval from the FDA on June 25. But the molecule, CBD, is decidedly different from some other ingredients in cannabis: It doesn't result in a high.
The Home Office has announced a review of the law around medical cannabis in Britain – so what does the law say?
Small vials of CBD, which some believe could be a cure for many ailments.
A drug made from a molecule produced from cannabis gained unanimous approval from an FDA panel. But the molecule, CBD, is decidedly different from some other ingredients in cannabis: It doesn't result in a high.
Cannabidiol shows promise in treating psychosis in a placebo controlled trial.
Despite dozens of trials internationally, the evidence on medical cannabis is unconvincing.
NSW is about to embark on the largest and most definitive clinical trial ever of medicinal cannabis for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
There is incredible variation between strains of cannabis plant.
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The Australian government will now accept licence applications for groups wanting to grow cannabis for scientific and medical purposes. But there's still a lot we don't know about this complex plant.
A variety of medical marijuana strains are seen at a dispensary in Denver in 2011.
With restrictions to cannabis loosening at the state level, research is badly needed to get the facts in order.
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A new study found that people who are high on cannabis are less likely to opt for a task with a larger reward if the task requires more effort.
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147m people used the drug last year. We need to know much more about it.