Science Vs. Podcast

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CBD mania is in full swing and people are using it for just about anything, but what is this chemical in cannabis? In this week’s episode, we tell you unlikely origin story of CBD and if the science backs up the hype. We speak to Paige Figi, neuroscientist Prof. Kent Hutchison, clinical researcher Dr. Mallory Loflin, and Josh and Joel Stanley. 
Check out the transcript right here. 
Selected references: 

  • Mallory’s study showing most CBD products are labeled inaccurately and 1 out of 5 has some THC
  • Review discussing all the possible things CBD is binding to in the brain
  • National Academy of Sciences report on cannabis and cannabinoids 
  • Showing CBD reduces seizures for treatment-resistant epilepsy 
https://www.gimletmedia.com/science-vs/cbd-weed-wonder-drug#episode-player
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