Could CBD help opioid users overcome addiction?

Title:
Could CBD help opioid users overcome addiction?
Speaker:
Yasmin Hurd
Description:

Could CBD, a chemical compound found in the cannabis plant, help treat opioid addiction? Neuroscientist Yasmin Hurd discusses why current treatment strategies, such as methadone, aren't enough to end the opioid epidemic -- and shares how CBD could help reduce the cravings and anxiety associated with drug use and relapse, potentially providing a new, safe and nonaddictive therapy.

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Video Language:
English
Team:
TED
Project:
TEDTalks
Duration:
13:13