Is CBD Addictive?

Is CBD Addictive?

Can You Get Addicted to CBD Oil? It's completely normal when considering a new supplement to have concerns about its safety and efficacy. And given how cannabis is typically portrayed in the media, you might wonder whether CBD oil could be addictive. Luckily, there's a quick, easy answer to this question: it's not. According to [...]
Cannabis Use Can Cause Severe Complication for Type 1 Diabetes Patients

Cannabis Use Can Cause Severe Complication for Type 1 Diabetes Patients

A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine has identified a possible link between cannabis and a condition associated with Type 1 diabetes (T1D). That condition, diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening complication. And researchers say that cannabis-use increases the risk of experiencing DKA two-fold compared to non-users. The study’s findings are [...]
Psychedelic Use Linked to Increased Well-Being

Psychedelic Use Linked to Increased Well-Being

Despite their classification as Schedule I substances, scientists and psychologists (and famously the C.I.A.) have conducted studies on psychedelics for decades. The therapeutic use of psychedelics like LSD and psilocybin, or magic mushrooms, has been a focal point of this research to understand whether psychedelic-based psychotherapies can treat depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse, and other [...]
FDA-Approved Cannabis-Based Drug is Now for Sale in the U.S.

FDA-Approved Cannabis-Based Drug is Now for Sale in the U.S.

The first FDA-approved, cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drug is now for sale in the U.S. After clearing all regulatory requirements, GW Pharmaceuticals’ CBD-based drug Epidiolex is now available in all 50 states. Although the U.S. government is now allowing this drug to be sold, the federal government still classifies actual cannabis as a Schedule I illegal substance. [...]
Study Finds CBD Helps in Keeping Drug and Alcohol Addicts from Relapsing

Study Finds CBD Helps in Keeping Drug and Alcohol Addicts from Relapsing

A week’s worth of rehabilitation on Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive cannabis compound might aid those who abused drugs from regressing for months a study found. The research was published by Neuropsychopharmacology, a peer-reviewed scientific publication. This journal is issued by the Nature Publishing Group and has been the certified publication of the American College of [...]
Whole-Plant Cannabis ‘Entourage Effect’ Helps Patients More Than Purified CBD

Whole-Plant Cannabis ‘Entourage Effect’ Helps Patients More Than Purified CBD

Patients suffering from epilepsy experience better health outcomes—with fewer adverse side effects—when they use plant-based cannabidiol (CBD) extracts compared to “purified” CBD products, according to a new scientific review. A team of Brazilian researchers conducted a meta-analysis of studies from 2013 to 2017 that have explored the therapeutic benefits of CBD for epilepsy patients. The [...]
Research Shows Schizophrenia May Lead To Cannabis Use, Rather Than Cannabis Causing Schizophrenia

Research Shows Schizophrenia May Lead To Cannabis Use, Rather Than Cannabis Causing Schizophrenia

There has been a common misconception about the relationship of cannabis to schizophrenia. For several years, some people believed the narrative that the more you consume the substance, the more likely you will develop mental health problems. There have been a handful of tales supporting the claim that says that cannabis is not good for [...]