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42% of CBD users stopped using traditional drugs
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Forty-two percent (42%) of people surveyed using cannabidiol (CBD) products had stopped taking traditional drugs such as Tylenol or Vicodin for pain relief and had switched to using cannabis instead according to a survey of 2400 people.
The most common medical conditions that users were taking CBD products for were:
- joint pain
Eighty percent (80%) of CBD users found these products to be very or extremely effective treatment.
“When given the option to specify ‘other’ conditions treated with cannabis, the most common responses among CBD users were: menstrual cramps, skin concerns, diabetes, ADHD, and stomach issues (IBS, loss of appetite, etc.),” the report notes.
Borchardt D. Survey: Nearly Half Of People Who Use Cannabidiol Products Stop Taking Traditional Medicines. Forbes, 2017 Aug 2; https://www.forbes.com/sites/debraborchardt/2017/08/02/people-who-use-cannabis-cbd-products-stop-taking-traditional-medicines/#2fa0961f2817
Report on CBD with survey results is posted here:
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