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Step forward in the push for evidence-based CBD treatments

Step forward in the push for evidence-based CBD treatments

A study conducted by youth mental health service Orygen has found that medicinal cannabis can halve the symptoms of chronic anxiety in young people.

A small trial was conducted on around 30 people aged 12-25 who had anxiety and were resistant to treatment. After 12 weeks, the cannabidiol medications delivered an average 42.6% reduction in anxiety severity.

Emyria has been monitoring the effects of CBD for thousands of patients and is developing an over-the-counter treatment for the symptoms of mild anxiety (psychological distress).

The study was published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

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