Study: Cannabidiol Protects Against Cocaine-Induced Toxicity

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Thursday, 17 June 2015 Belo Horizonte, Brazil: The administration of the non-psychotropic cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) reduces cocaine-induced toxicity and lethality, according to preclinical data published in the journal Mediators of Inflammation. Investigators at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Institute of Biological Sciences assessed the …

Cannabidiol is a “Safe Drug” says Director of US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

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By Curtis Howell, August 8, 2015 Cannabinoid (CBD) – a non-psychoactive constituent in the cannabis plant is considered a “Safe Drug” by Director, Nora Volkow, of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Nora Volkow called it “a safe drug with no addictive effects” …

Study: Cannabidiol Holds Promise For Treating Psychosis

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By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director, December 16, 2013 Cananbidiol (CBD), a non-psychotropic cannabinoid, alleviates psychotic symptoms and may hold promise as an alternative antipsychotic treatment, according to a review published in the November issue of the journal Neuropsychopharmacology. Investigators in the Netherlands and in …