A new study found CBD is “remarkably effective” at killing bacteria. In test tubes CBD showed promise for its ability to kill bacteria which have shown resistance to other drugs as well as staph and strp.
Live Science

  • The researchers caution the results are preliminary and emphasize people should not use CBD to treat infections.

Stat reports the booming popularity of CBD is becoming a dilemma for doctors.

  • The question they confront is, “Should they encourage a treatment that may not work but also may not hurt their patients, if it gives them hope? Or should they reject any treatment out of hand that hasn’t been proven effective?”
  • Doctors who go ahead with it have questions about dosing, where to find safe product and how to determine if it’s effective treatment.

Quick Hit

  1. The growing prevalence of CBD-infused products may force the FDA to regulate them.
    Washington Post
  2. The Economist says MED won’t solve the opioid crisis.
  3. Abercrombie & Fitch will start selling CBD products.