Marijuana Compound is Harmless and Should Be Available, WHO says

CBD gets approval from expert body

A compound derived from marijuana has health benefits and should not be subject to government restrictions, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

“Recent evidence from animal and human studies shows that its use could have some therapeutic value for seizures due to epilepsy and related conditions and that it “is not likely to be abused or create dependence as for other cannabinoids,” it added.

The decision was not an endorsement of medical marijuana.

– Read the entire article at Independent.