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"Everything You Need To Know About CBD" - Briana K. Stewart

  • ABC News
  • New York, NY
  • (March 11, 2019)

For the first time in a while, cannabis is drifting from its decades-long stigma and becoming rebranded as a commercial wellness drug. Not only are we seeing CBD in medicine cabinets and doctors’ offices, but we are also seeing it in restaurants and artisanal health bakeries, all promising to cure various ailments. Yasmin Hurd, PhD, director of the Center for Addictive Disorders at the Mount Sinai Health System, shares her insight and expertise on the effectiveness of CBD products, touching on the possible side effects and potential dangers. “Most CBD products are not FDA approved because they have not gone through that scientific rigor,” said Dr. Hurd.

— Yasmin Hurd, PhD, Professor, Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Systems Therapeutics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Ward-Coleman Chair, Translational Neuroscience, Director, The Center for Addictive Disorders, Mount Sinai Health System

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