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Potential Medicinal Benefits of CBD


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The popularity of CBD has inspired a renewed interest in cannabis-infused and hemp-derived products. Learn more about the science, legality, and current state of CBD with Chicago Cannabis Company.

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Potential Medicinal Benefits of CBD

  1. 1. @Tan s La Can s a C Edu on provided by Chicago Cannabis Company
  2. 2. @la _sa l ★ Cannabis contains at least 480 different chemical compounds ★ Cannabis is a multi-molecule narcotic and non-narcotic plant ★ CBD and THC are only two of the compounds found in cannabis ★ Cannabis varieties contain different chemical profiles or compositions of cannabinoids and terpenoids
  3. 3. Can no ★ Del -9-te h r a n ol (T ) ★ Can di (C ) ★ Can ge (C ) ★ Can no (C ) ★ Can c om (C ) ★ 66+ mo Ter id ★ My en ★ Lim e ★ Al a & Bet -pi ★ Lin o ★ B-ca p l e ★ Hum e ★ Ner ol ★ Ph ol ★ 100+ mo the ratios of cannabinoids and terpenes present in cannabis flowers are a meaningful profile of the plant’s genetic identity and chemical composition
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  5. 5. Rec i n o M d a C n is ★ Legally defined as a cannabis variety containing more than 0.3% THC ★ Federally illegal - Schedule 1 Drug ★ State-regulated legal programs In u t Can s (he ) ★ Legally defined as a cannabis variety containing less than 0.3% THC ★ Federally illegal - Schedule 1 Drug ★ State-regulated legal programs ★ Regulated as an agricultural product
  6. 6. @Chi Gen s 1. THC Dominant 2. THC/CBD Balanced 3. CBD Dominant (hemp) 4. CBG Dominant 5. Zero Cannabinoids (CBD Dominant)
  7. 7. C Bas ★ CBD is a naturally occurring cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant ★ CBD is non-intoxicating unlike its counterpart, THC ★ Hemp-derived extract legally contains less than 0.3% THC but can contain high levels of CBD ★ Hemp-derived CBD is a great option for those seeking to benefit from the cannabis plant's potential medicinal and therapeutic properties without getting high
  8. 8. Wh U e C ? ★ CBD is widely used as an antioxidant supplement ★ Incorporating CBD into our daily routines can help promote proper functioning of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) ★ The ECS is one of the most important physiological systems to establishing and maintaining our health
  9. 9. En o n in S s e ★ Named after the plant that led to its discovery, the ECS is a crucial physiological system involved in establishing and maintaining human health ★ Endocannabinoids and their receptors (CB1 and CB2) are found everywhere throughout the body: in our brain, organs, connective tissues, glands, digestive system, muscular system, and immune system ★ The ECS plays an important role in regulating our mood, memory, appetite, and the sensation of pain A Life of Its Own: The Truth About Medical Marijuana
  10. 10. Pot al M in B ef f C ★ CBD has been shown to reduce the frequency of certain types of seizures ★ Preliminary research suggests it may also help with anxiety, schizophrenia, and other conditions ★ CBD is believed to aid in the process known as neurogenesis - which is responsible for new brain cell growth - possibly reversing harm caused by stress ★ May make pain feel less unpleasant and more tolerable
  11. 11. Pre na Cl al S es: ★ Two studies found CBD reduced anxiety with public speaking ★ An animal study showed CBD applied on the skin could help lower pain and inflammation due to arthritis ★ One study demonstrated CBD potential to treat inflammatory and neuropathic pain ★ Studies suggest CBD may help with both falling asleep and staying asleep ★ Studies show that CBD significantly increases anandamide levels in the body, making CBD a possible therapeutic agent for depression and other related conditions
  12. 12. F A et t e DE The FDA has advised the DEA to de-schedule CBD altogether, citing that: ● “There is little indication that CBD has abuse potential or presents a significant risk to the public health.” ● “No evidence for a classic drug withdrawal syndrome for CBD, and no evidence that CBD causes physical or psychic dependence.” ● “CBD does not appear to have abuse potential under the Controlled Substance Act.” ● “There is no signal for the development of substance use disorder in individuals consuming CBD-containing products.” ● “It is unlikely that CBD would act as an immediate precursor to THC for abuse purposes.”
  13. 13. FA What is CBD? Will I fail a drug test if I take CBD? Will CBD get me high? How much CBD should I take? Visit for more information