Scientists at CSU and beyond call on feds to allow medical marijuana research for pets 0

http://www.denverpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/puppy.jpg

BEND, Ore. — Dr. Byron Maas surveys a supply of marijuana products for dogs that lines a shelf in his veterinary clinic. They’re selling well.

“The ‘Up and Moving’ is for joints and for pain,” he explains. “The ‘Calm and Quiet’ is for real anxious dogs, to take away that anxiety.”

People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to oils and powders that contain CBD, a non-psychoactive component of marijuana. But there’s little data on whether they work, or if they have harmful side effects.

That’s because Washington has been standing in the way of clinical trials, veterinarians and researchers say. Now, a push is underway to have barriers removed, so both pets and people can benefit.

Those barriers have had more than just a chilling effect.

Read the rest of this story at TheCannabist.co

Comments are closed.

Theme developed by TouchSize - Premium WordPress Themes and Websites
THE MJ SHOW