420 with CNW – Meta Study Finds CBD Could Treat Cocaine Addiction

July 22, 2020 03:25:35

For the past couple of years, there has been mounting interest in the medical abilities of cannabidiol (“CBD”), a cannabinoid produced by the cannabis plant. This was compounded by the 2018 Farm Bill which legalized industrial hemp and its derivatives and pushed CBD even more into the mainstream. The cannabinoid is said to be effective against a wide range of medical conditions, ranging from certain forms of epilepsy, chronic pain, anxiety, and depression.

A growing body of research has also found that cannabidiol can help treat cocaine addiction. In a new meta-study, scientists analyzed 14 studies from the past five years on the administration of CBD in animal subjects consuming cocaine, and they determined that CBD appears to have a variety of effects that counteract addictive behaviors. The study…


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