Research into health benefits of CBD limited, says Dr Gobbi to CBC News

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Published: 7May2019

Retailers across Canada are struggling with a shortage of all cannabis, but there's one product they're especially desperate to keep on shelves: cannabidiol or CBD, a non-intoxicating extract vaunted for its purported health benefits.

The extract, most commonly sold as oil, has been promoted as a natural cure for pain, anxiety and insomnia, despite limited medical research. Dr. Gabriella Gobbi, a psychiatrist at McGill University who has studied the drug, published a study (with her team) in the journal Pain last October that pinpointed the effective dose of CBD for safe relief of pain and anxiety.

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