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Despite its long-established and well-documented use over several millennia, cannabis and its related products still come with a social stigma attached. But as decriminalisation and legalisation gather momentum around the world, it’s finally beginning to shed its negative image and win new levels of recognition.
CBD Is Not A Recreational Drug
Even a 2018 critical review by the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that CBD represents a promising treatment for a number of medical conditions, is well tolerated, has a good safety profile, and doesn’t appear to be a risk for abuse, dependence, or other public-health related problems. The review states, “At present, there are no case reports of abuse or dependence relating to the use of pure CBD. There are also no published statistics on non-medical use of pure CBD.” And strikingly, not a single death has been recorded as a result of using CBD or other cannabinoids.