The Hype - And The Many Unknowns - Around CBD
CBD, or cannabidiol, is a non-intoxicating compound derived from marijuana plants. In New Hampshire, CBD is available for purchase online and in stores, and has seen a recent boom lately. Many users say it helps with a range of health issues, from insomnia to anxiety to pain. However, clinical research remains limited. We look at what we know about CBD, and what we don't.
- Dr. Kevin Hill - Addiction psychiatrist and Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is the author of Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth about the World’s Most Popular Weed.
- Dr. Stuart Glassman - Rehabilitation medicine physician at Granite Physiatry in Concord. He has served as a representative for the NH Medical Society on the Therapeutic Cannabis Advisory Council.
- Carrie James - Co-founder at Clearly Better Days in Loudon, which sells CBD products that are available online and in stores in New Hampshire.