Examining CBD use for conditions with proven therapies


What The Study Did:

Testimonials posted on a social media site were analyzed to examine whether individuals are using the cannabis-derived chemical compound cannabidiol (CBD) in an attempt to treat diagnosable conditions that have evidence-based therapies.


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John W. Ayers, Ph.D., M.A., of the University of California, San Diego, is the corresponding author.


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