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What is the scientific basis for the wellness craze? – podcast

Last month, the UK’s Food Standards Authority reduced the recommended daily intake of cannabidiol (CBD) from 70mg to 10mg. Approximately one in 10 people in the UK have used CBD products, with many believing it can alleviate issues like insomnia, anxiety, and pain. However, is there substantial evidence supporting these supposed benefits, and what prompted the FSA’s decision? Ian Sample interviews Dr. Will Lawn from Kings College University, an expert on CBD’s health effects, to uncover the truth.

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Source: theguardian.com