Study: CBD May Help Block Pain-Signalling Pathways

Nerve cells treated with CBD saw reduced levels of a key signalling molecule in the pain pathway. There’s no shortage of anecdotal evidence about the efficacy of cannabidiol (CBD) for treating pain, but a new study offers further scientific insight into how the compound interacts with nerve cells. Published in the Journal of Pain Research, the study suggests that CBD may help block pain-signalling pathways. Researchers found that lab-cultured rat neurons treated with CBD were…

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Author: Sam Riches, Regina Leader-Post