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The DEA Just Altered Administration — Did Not Reschedule — CBD and Here’s Why

Editors Note: A previous version of this news update incorrectly asserted the DEA made a scheduling action on cannabis constituent CBD. Rather, the DEA change was to that of a tracking code, and has no bearing on the legality or illegality of cannabidiol (CBD).

CBD or Cannabidiol is a compound or cannabinoid in cannabis that won't get you high. What it does do though is stop seizures and aid others suffering from debilitating conditions.

CBD is a common alternative to more dangerous prescription opiates typically prescribed for pediatric seizures and other serious nervous system ailments. The addiction rates of these opiates have been studied and many show opiate addiction is a serious nationwide problem. The DEA's actions seem to protect big pharma's pockets more than the health of American citizens.

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