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Medical Cannabis Weekly Review: Helping Addicts with CBD, Negative Side Effects, CBD for Arthritis, and more

Medical Cannabis Weekly Reviews
Written by Alexandra Hicks

With hemp-derived CBD having been legalized by the Farm Bill last year, researchers are now able to conduct more in-depth studies on this amazing compound.

While the U.S. in the grips of a powerful opioid addiction crisis, scientists are looking at how CBD can help. Meanwhile in Israel, the birthplace of modern cannabis research, citizens can expect easier access to cannabinoid medications in the near future. And a question that’s been burning in everyone’s minds since CBD is so popular now, are there any negative side effects? Read below to learn more.

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The Medical Cannabis Weekly Review

New study finds CBD helps opioid addicts with anxiety and cravings

cbd opioid anxiety

In the U.S., an average of 130 individuals die every single day from opioid overdose. There is definitely a sense of urgency to resolve the issue and it’s even been declared a national emergency by President Trump. That said, a clinical trial that was just published last week shines some light on how CBD can be used to help opioid addicts control depression and anxiety related to cravings. Click here to read the full story.

Can CBD be a possible treatment for arthritis?

cbd arthritis

Just in the United States, it’s estimated that 91 million people suffer from arthritis – a conditional characterized by pain and inflammation in the joints. CBD is growing in popularity as an effective method to manage chronic pain conditions and now, people with arthritis are also turning to this natural remedy as a way to alleviate their painful symptoms. Click here to read the full story.

Ministry of Health in Israel makes medical cannabis more accessible

Despite having a widespread and established medical cannabis program, access to it is notoriously difficult for Israelis to obtain. Due to the complexity of the process, it can take over 1 year for a new patient to be approved. However, the Ministry of Health is taking steps to make medical cannabis easier to obtain for the people who truly need it. Click here to read the full story.

Are there any negative side-effects from using CBD?

cbd negative effects

If you’ve been keeping up with the trends lately, you know that people are making claims that CBD can fix virtually anything. If you didn’t know any better, you’d think this cannabinoid can make the blind see again and with no side-effects whatsoever. But is that really the case for everyone? While it definitely has many notable benefits, is it possible to have a negative reaction to CBD? Click here to read the full story.  

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About the author

Alexandra Hicks

Managing editor at Cannadelics and U.S based journalist, helping spread the word about the many benefits of using cannabis and psychedelics.