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Is CBD a Substitute for Opioids?

Prior research has shown that a substantial number of patients who require pain medication have substituted medical cannabis for opioids, reporting that cannabis provides better pain relief and fewer side effects. However, much less research has been conducted on the treatment of chronic pain using cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that is frequently marketed as a cure-all to treat anything from chronic pain to your pet’s anxiety.

Read on to learn about research into the effectiveness of CBD for chronic pain relief.

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Ed Ergenzinger

Ed Ergenzinger

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Patent attorney, neuroscientist, adjunct professor, mental health advocate. 5X Top Writer: Mental Health, Health, Science, Food, & Humor. www.edergenzinger.com