Medical Science

CBD and Children – Is it safe and effective to use?

New York Times, “Should You Give Your Kids CBD?”, April 30, 2020

CBD is widely available and has been advertised as a bona fide treatment for a wide number of medical conditions, in adults and children. While CBD does not cause impairment like THC does, it does pose a potential health threat to users. Currently, medical professionals do not broadly accept CBD as a medical treatment option citing the need for more long-term research to understand the health implications of using CBD and to mitigate the risks as outlined in this story.