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Leaf Scienc: 5 Must Know Facts about Cannabidiol

Leaf Scienc: 5 Must Know Facts about Cannabidiol

CBD, or cannabidiol, is quickly changing the debate surrounding the use of marijuana as a medicine.

Most people have heard of a chemical called THC, which is the ingredient in marijuana that gets users high. But recently, attention has shifted to another compound in marijuana called CBD — and for good reason.

Because while doctors can’t seem to look past certain side effects of THC, CBD doesn’t appear to present that problem. On the other hand, evidence of CBD’s medical benefits continues to grow.

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High Times: 10 Little-Known Uses for CBD

High Times: 10 Little-Known Uses for CBD

Cannabidiol, or CBD, lacks the colorful high commonly associated with your traditional marijuana high and doesn't have much of a noticeable effect when isolated. When combined with THC, the relaxing effect combats any feelings of paranoia or panic that can sometimes be felt under the influence.

While lauded for it's effect on epilepsy, recent cannabis research has identified CBD as the component responsible for a great deal of marijuana's medical benefits. Here are 10 medical use for CBD that you might not have known about.

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