Supporters say cannibidiol, which comes from the hemp plant, can treat pain, anxiety, inflammation and even cancer. But it might just be snake oil.
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CBD comes from hemp, a type of cannabis plant that doesn’t get you high. It’s cropping up in everything from lattes to baked goods, with proponents saying it can help treat a range of conditions. But there is only one FDA-approved CBD medication and experts warn that other uses are not backed up by research.