Cannabidiol (CBD) and CBD products

External Affairs & Policy

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Andrea Ryder, Manager:

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Factsheet on Cannabidiol (CBD) and CBD products, outlined by the following questions:

  1. What is Cannabidiol (CBD)?
  2. How has it been possible for CBD and its products to be sold in Ireland?
  3. Are there exceptions in Ireland?
  4. Can a person access (authorised) cannabis-based medicine in Ireland (which do not come under the MCAP)?
  5. Is CBD known to cause adverse effects?
  6. Does CBD interact with prescribed medications?
  7. Does CBD help with anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychosis, depression, and insomnia?
  8. Is it safe to use CBD or its products in pregnancy and in breastfeeding?

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