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CBD Poses No Public Health Risks or Potential for Abuse According to WHO Report

According to a recent report filed by the World Health Organization's (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependents the use of naturally occurring CBD, found in cannabis, is well tolerated by the body and not associated with any potential health risks. In addition the authors of this report also admit that CBD "exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential". This can likely be attributed to the fact that while CBD offers the potential of relief from various ailments it does activate the CB1 or CB2 receptors thus producing no psychoactive effects. The WHO also addresses CBD's medicinal effects, stating that "CBD has been demonstrated as an effective treatment of epilepsy in several clinical trials" as well as saying that there is...

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