Many health experts suspect that the underlying cause of certain ailments, particularly those related to the immune system and inflammation, could be caused by a disorder called Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency, or CECD.
The human body naturally produces endocannabinoids (“endo” means within the body). Endocannabinoids interact with cannabinoid receptors throughout the body to regulate a wide variety of functions that help keep the body in homeostasis.
Back in March of 2016, with Adele looking ravishing on the cover, Vogue ran a lengthy piece asking, Can marijuana save your skin--and your sex life? Inside the new topical cannabis phenomenon. In addition to raving about vape pens as design objects and a James Beard Award-winning pot pastry chef, Vogue was already in love with topicals and creams infused with CBD oil:
Researchers at two universities in Brazil have found preclinical evidence that "when given immediately after a fearful event, CBD can significantly reduce the conditioned fear expression and fear generalization and the relative resistance to extinction of the fear memory," according to PharmPro.com.
A recent study published in Scientific Reports which rates recreational drugs according to their toxicity shows the disparity between the dangers of drinking alcohol and those of consuming cannabis. In the report, entitled, “Comparative risk assessment of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis and other illicit drugs using the margin of exposure approach,” alcohol has the distinction of being at the very top of the list of dangerous drugs, while cannabis falls dead last.
Following a public comment period initiated by the United States Food & Drug Administration on behalf of the United Nations and the World Health Organization on the potential medical benefits of Cannabidiol, or CBD, and sixteen other drug substances, the WHO plans to meet in Geneva this November "to review the substances and begin work on potential recommendations to the United Nations Secretary-General." This assembly will be the 39th Meeting of the WHO's Expert Committee on