Cannabis may be used to treat bone fractures

The non-psychotropic compound in marijuana can help heal bone fissures Israeli research finds. According to the research, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, the administration of the non-psychotropic component cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) significantly helps heal bone fractures. The study, conducted on rats with mid-femoral fractures, found that CBD - even when isolated from tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the major psychoactive component of cannabis - markedly enhanced the healing process of the femora after just eight weeks.

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