There is lack of research regarding CBD and exercise, and it is mostly anecdotal information," Chin added. But perhaps the biggest success of CBD is the recently FDA-approved Epidiolex, a drug which consists of purified CBD from the cannabis plant. Of course, the trauma of health care workers on the front lines is another aspect of the pandemic calling for anxiety and pain relief, where CBD may be a welcome lifestyle intervention. Anxiety and stress relief, in fact, are the most common reasons that people turn to cannabis, according to a survey involving nearly 8,000 users of the plant.
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