14 Dec WHO Issues Preliminary Report – No Health Risks or Abuse Potential For CBD
Last month, our very own Raul Elizalde went to the World Health Organization’s 39th annual meeting of the Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) last November 6th-10th. Just like you, we’ve been waiting for the World Health Organization to release its statement on the substances in review.
At their annual meeting, cannabidiol was reviewed alongside substances such as Tramadol, Pregabalin, Etizolam, Fentanyl, Carfentanil, and many other prescribed drugs. The full list can be found here.
The World Health Organization (WHO) report found no adverse health outcomes associated with cannabidiol use. Instead they see several medical applications despite current policies for cannabidiol.
Score one for Team Green
The WHO report goes on to state, “To date, there is no evidence of recreational use of CBD or any public health related problems associated with the use of pure CBD.” This is long-time knowledge held by many inside the CBD community, anecdotally, yet has been the backbone for the growth of this arm inside the cannabis industry.
The report goes on to state there are multiple research studies showing the positive effects of cannabidiol for conditions that impact the quality of life for those who suffer. This is great news for anyone who wants to try CBD without fear of the side effects from THC. The WHO report also noted,”CBD is generally well tolerated with a good safety profile.”
Cannabidiol Options for Business Owners and Interested Customers
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Parting Thoughts on Cannabidiol
HempMeds has been a pioneer in the CBD space since 2012 when we were the first company to bring CBD to the mainstream market by importing from Europe into America. Since then, we have helped thousands of customers, thousands of businesses, and community groups discover the benefits of CBD. The cannabis, and CBD, industry was built from the community. As a community, we will leave a better future for our children. A future where CBD is part of their daily life and diets. A future where we can proudly say we are advocates for the way we live a healthy life.
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