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The Medical Cannabis Weekly Review: Fake CBD Sickens Dozens, PTSD Trial for Veterans, Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency, and more

Medical Cannabis Weekly Reviews
Written by Alexandra Hicks

Recent medical developments include a PTSD clinical trial for veterans that’s underway in Australia and some interesting information about the Endocannabinoid System. 

In other good news, medical cannabis can also be an effective treatment option for period-related symptoms. On the opposite end of the spectrum, dozens of people in Utah fell ill after using fake CBD oil, and we’ll review a short list of things CBD can’t help you with. Continue reading for all the details. 

Synthetic CBD Oil Sickens Dozens of People in Utah

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A recent report found that at least 52 people in Utah were sickened after using a product that contained fake CBD. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that these products were sold to numerous people between October 2018 and January 2019 in smoke shops throughout the Salt Lake City area. Click here to read the full story.

5 Things You CAN’T Do With CBD

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It’s not unusual these days to see companies claiming that CBD can cure absolutely any ailment you’re suffering from. It’s true that CBD is a very multifunctional compound, but saying that it can fix everything is just downright irresponsible. That said, let’s take a quick look at a few things you can’t do with CBD. Click here to read the full story.

Can Cannabis Tampons Deliver Effective Menstrual Pain Relief?

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As a woman, I can tell one thing I certainly don’t look forward to every month… I’m sure you guessed it already, but it’s the monthly cycle. For many women, this dreaded time of the month comes along with mood changes, abdominal pain, head and back aches, and an overall feeling of discomfort. Could CBD bring the relief that so many OTC medications have failed to do? Click here to read the full story.

First Ever Medical Cannabis Trial For PTSD Vets Commences In Australia


Although it hasn’t been thoroughly researched, an overwhelming amount of anecdotal evidence indicates that medical cannabis and CBD are very effective at treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). But now, an exciting new clinical trial just started in Australia in which 300 people with PTSD will take cannabis oil for 5 weeks under observation. Click here to read the full story.

Are You Suffering From Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency?

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Many experts believe that the root cause of multiple medical conditions is an ailment known at Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency (CECD). Although somewhat fringe, the theory is beginning to take hold in the medical community. CECD has been primarily linked to disorders relating to inflammation and immune function. 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.