The ABCs of CBD: 10 Things You Need to Know about Hemp-Derived Cannabidiol

The ABCs of CBD: 10 Things You Need to Know About Hemp-derived CBD Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive component of the cannabis plant, has been the focus of a storm of media attention over the last several years. People have LOTS of questions about this 'new' supplement ingredient and how it relates to human health. Here's where the problem(s) start: get online, go to your favorite dispensary, or ask your brother-in-law, and chances are you will get vastly different answers, many of which are rooted in bad or overstated science and plain old opinion.  Join Dr. Shunney to get the lowdown from a health care professional based on vetted science, ongoing research, and her own clinical experience. You'll learn: The difference between cannabis sativa, marijuana, and hemp, as well as the differences between psychoactive THC and non-psychoactive CBD The history of medicinal cannabis use, and how CBD was discovered  About the human endocannabinoid system and how CBD interacts with it Potential uses of CBD inluding examples of dosing from Dr. Shunney's clinical experience Safety data and discuss current research Why hemp is the most eco-friendly way to balance the endocannabinoid system Seating is limited. Please pre-register here.

Event Details

1:00 AM on June 6, 2019


Santa Cruz Integrative Medicine
740 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA