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WHAT CAN CBD REALLY DO?

The New York Times Magazine has a fascinating piece by Moises Velasquez-Manoff on the history, hype and promise of CBD as a medicine:

“Why plants produce molecules that seem perfectly designed to manipulate human biochemical circuitry is a mystery. It could be a kind of molecular coincidence. But many plants, including cannabis, might make these molecules to defend themselves from other organisms.”

Taking CBD could cause you to fail a drug testConsumer Reports says.

The N.Y. Times‘ women’s health columnist says it’s unknown whether CBD can help with the pelvic pain disorder vaginismus.

Quick Hits

  1. Struggling Humboldt farmers hope to cash in on CBD.
    Times-Standard
  2. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) wants hemp farmers to access crop insurance.
    Washington Post.