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The potential health benefits of CBD

Posted by Sam Bailey on

In the UK it has been possible to buy CBD as a nutritional supplement. But last October, the Medical Healthcare Regulatory Agency decided to recognise CBD’s therapeutic benefits and reclassify it as medicine. Until now, the majority of scientific research has been preclinical. There have been a number of human, clinical trials carried out on CBD which has shown to reduce episodes of schizophrenia and be effective at easing social anxiety. However, the most extensive research on human subjects has been into treating childhood epilepsy. There have been a number of clinical trials, including by British company GW Pharmaceuticals, who...

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