For decades, one of the major talking points among anti-cannabis pundits is that patients of psychiatric disorders who consume it have an increased risk of suicidal behavior. But a study released this week finds no evidence to support the claim.
A recently published article in the New England Journal of Medicine explored the potential for CBD combined with current medicine therapies to help patients with Lennox–Gastaut syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy characterized in part by frequent drop seizures.
A bipartisan bill introduced this week would effectively erase the Department of Veterans Affairs’ excuse for not researching the benefits of cannabis for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other related ailments.
By: Terry Hacienda
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