ICYMI: Seniors may need CBD, but we don’t know how safe it is

Professor Daniele Piomelli from the School of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine wrote an op-ed published for the Mercury News about the use of unregulated, untested CBD products the potential dangers to seniors. “As an increasing number of older Americans turn to CBD products for their health needs, it’s essential to acknowledge we don’t know everything we need to know about this substance, its health benefits and its potential ramifications. What we do know is enough to raise concerns and to insist that barriers currently preventing essential research be removed.”

Professor Piomelli encourages more research and additional time and resources for scientists and academic medical centers to find out more about CBD use and seniors. Click here to read the full piece.