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March 10, 2019
Out of a combined effort by the Lambert Initiative and two universities in Australia — Macquarie University and the University of Sydney — comes an animal study that isolates CBD as a promising treatment for addiction to methamphetamine. In recent years, a number of studies have shown emerging evidence of the potential therapeutic effectiveness of cannabidiol (CBD) in treating a variety of addictions such as heroin, cocaine, and alcohol, to mental disorders such as schizophrenia to the psychoses and anxiety that can accompany addiction.
Based on the findings of their own study and others, and given the safety record and availability of CBD, the organization is hoping to proceed quickly to clinical tests, pending government approval, according to Iaian McGregor, academic director of the Lambert Initiative.
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