Hemp has a rightful place on the shelf in every grocery store, health food store, gas station, and apothecary in the United States. Cannabidiol (CBD) from hemp is non-addictive, non-intoxicating, and has an exemplary safety profile. This has been confirmed in preliminary studies by the World Health Organization, who intend to study this substance more robustly in 2018.
"Overall, after controlling for both medical marijuana and the prescription-drug-monitoring change. . . after Colorado implemented its recreational marijuana law, opioid deaths fell by 6.5 percent in the following two years."