Edible Cannabis Brownie Study Debunks Safe CBD Myth
Results of a large Canadian survey study show that the proportion of older users among total users increased from 17.6% before 2017 to 26.7% in 2018 and 31.2% in 2019. The proportion of older users was 22.7% in 2020, but there were fewer participants in this latest sample (8869 in 2019 and 5644 in 2020).
This transcript has been edited for clarity. Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I’m Dr F. Perry Wilson of the Yale School of Medicine. I visited a legal cannabis dispensary in Massachusetts a few years ago, mostly to see what the hype was about.
Study finds new evidence for the potential negative impact of cannabis use by pregnant women.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a constituent of Cannabis sativa without psychotropic activity, whose medical benefits have been recognised. However, little is known about the potential toxic effects of CBD on reproductive health. Placental development involves tightly controlled processes of cell proliferatio …
Latest FDA Warnings about CBD
FDA is raising new safety concerns about products containing cannabidiol (CBD), particularly CBD-containing foods, and last week sent warning letters to 15 companies the agency said are illegally marketing CBD products. Resource guide: Marijuana in the health system CBD is the second most abundant component of the cannabis plant after tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
FDA Warns Against CBD for Pregnant Women and Breastfeeding Moms
Cannabis and Cannabis-derived products have become increasingly available in recent years, with new and different types of products appearing all the time. These products raise questions and concerns for many consumers. And if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you might have even more questions about whether these products are safe for you.
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has recently skyrocketed in popularity, as people have begun using it in everything from skin care products to food. CBD is an active ingredient in marijuana and is derived from the hemp plant. According to the Washoe County Health District, many restaurants are looking to put CBD in their food.
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