Ottawa University Develops Handheld Cannabinoid Analysis Tool

October 22, 2019 15:00:25

The cannabis plant is famous mostly for producing THC, the compound responsible for cannabis’s psychotropic high, and cannabidiol (CBD), the primary non-psychoactive agent in the cannabis plant. CBD has earned a name for itself over the years as a versatile, efficient solution to a variety of medical conditions. People with conditions like anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and a host of other mild and severe conditions have reported impressive results after using CBD.

Despite this, cannabidiol remains mostly unregulated, and this has left the industry in a state of lawlessness, with sellers making unsubstantiated claims and selling products with different levels of CBD than what was advertised. The CBD sector has even been referred to as the ‘Wild West’ with some producers selling products whose quality is…


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