Participants reported significant reductions in their compulsions, intrusions, and anxiety within four hours of smoking cannabis.
The Missouri state department has since concluded the investigation after further tests found the product batch did meet health and safety regulations.
The grand opening of the state’s medical cannabis program comes two years after residents voted to legalize the drug for medical use.
The study’s authors say they are concerned that people may actually be prolonging their illness unnecessarily by choosing to use CBD where other treatments may be more effective.
The researchers found that regular exposure to advertising, and to a lesser extent the proximity to cannabis stores, increased the likelihood that teenagers would consume cannabis in the future.
The researchers say their findings could help to explain why cannabis use is often reported as helpful for various bowel conditions, and could eventually led to new methods of fighting gastrointestinal infection in humans.
Contrary to previous research on the topic, a new study from researchers at Columbia University has found that cannabis may not curtail illicit opioid use after all.
Up to 3,000 patients will be able to receive medical cannabis for free as part of France’s long-awaited medical cannabis pilot program, the French government has announced.