Five Things You Didn’t Think CBD Could Replace

We've barely begun to tap the potential health benefits of CBD in cannabis. The non-intoxicating substance has already shown remarkable potential for treating chronic musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. But the way it works is often misinterpreted.

"CBD is psychoactive; a lot of people misunderstand that," says neuroscientist Dr. Adie Poe of Washington University in St. Louis. "CBD binds to targets and activates processes inside your brain. It just doesn't have the same intoxicating effect that THC does, nor does it affect motor functions."

And unlike other drugs shown to have benefits, you don't need a doctor's prescription to use it. This means a lot of people are getting unexpected benefits from CBD. To capture all that data, Poe has partnered with Portland dispensary Farma on Habu Health, a project devoted to gathering feedback from cannabis consumers as a baseline for pharmacological

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