Miracle Drug Or Snake Oil? CBD Gaining Popularity As Medical Treatment

AMAZING, A MAGIC BULLET, LIFE-CHANGING ARE SOME OF THE WAYS PEOPLE DESCRIBE THE PRODUCT THEY TREAT EVERYTHING FROM PAIN TO MENTAL HEALTH WITH IT CBD BUT IS IT SNAKE OIL OR THE REAL DEAL? SUZANNE LE MIGNOT ASKS IN THIS ORIGINAL REPORT

Reporter: VICKI THORNE HAS FIBROMYALGIA THE, PTSD AND SEVERE DEPRESSION AFTER MAKING DIET AND EXERCISE CHANGES SHE STARTED USING CBD OIL 10 MONTHS AGO MY ANXIETY IS REDUCED AND MY PAIN LEVELS AS WELL Reporter: CBD COMES FROM HEMP OR MARIJUANA PLANTS THAT CONTAINS LITTLE OR NO THC, PRODUCTS WON'T GET YOU HIGH IT'S AMAZING, IT'S CHANGING MY LIFE Reporter: THIS GIRL HAS BEEN USING CBD CAPSULES AND DUMMIES, SHE AND HER MOTHER AGREED TO SPEAK IF WE CONCEALED THEIR IDENTITY

THE TEEN SUFFERS FROM A DISEASE CAUSING OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER AND SEPARATION ANXIETY CMIS 264 CLASSES IN ONE SCHOOL YEAR SOMETIMES I WOULDN'T GET INTO THE CAR AND SOMETIMES I WOULDN'T GET OUT IF I DID GET IN I COULDN'T Reporter: AFTER CBD

I HANG OUT WITH MY FRIENDS AND I CREDIT IT WITH GIVING MY LIFE BACK Reporter: DOCTOR RING IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE AT THE NORTHWESTERN IS THIS A MIRACULOUS BRACE OR SNOW — SNAKE OIL? IT'S NOT A MIRACLE NOR IS IT SNAKE OIL Reporter: STUDY SHOW IT REDUCES SEIZURES IN CHILDREN AND THE FDA APPROVED THE FIRST PRESCRIPTION DRUG FOR THAT PURPOSE THE DOCTOR IS CONDUCTING HER OWN PATIENT SURVEYS AND HAS SEEN IMPROVEMENT IN PAIN ISSUES LIKE — ARTHRITIS, RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND AUTOIMMUNE ISSUES LIKE CROHN'S DISEASE AND MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Reporter: DEMAND IS GROWING IT'S ALLOWING PATIENTS TO FEEL BETTER Reporter: KAYLEE ORGANIZED A CBD TRADESHOW SHOWCASING THE OILS AS WELL AS EVERYTHING FROM T TO TRANSDERMAL PATCHES NOW YOU CAN EVEN FIND CBD PRODUCTS AT STORES IT HOLDS SCIENTIFIC VALIDATION, MORE PHARMACEUTICAL OPTIONS AND MORE OPTIONS FOR CONSUMERS Reporter: SUZANNE LE MIGNOT CBS 2 NEWS

THE DOCTOR SAID THERE ARE RARE SIDE EFFECTS INCLUDING ELEVATED LIVER ENZYMES AND SOME PRODUCTS STILL CONTAIN THC WHICH CAN SHOW UP ON DRUG TESTS LOOK FOR ZERO PRODUCTS THAT HAVE NO THC CBD IS MADE FROM HEMP AND IT'S

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