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No Relationship Between Cannabis Use and Non-Drug Related Criminal Activity

In 2009, the scientific journal Addiction published a study that investigated the association between cannabis use in adolescence and criminal activity. The study found there was no evidence that cannabis is associated with increased risk of subsequent non-drug-specific criminal charges.

Cannabidiol (CBD) Enhances Wakefulness in Rats

According to research published in Behavioral Neuroscience, cannabidiol (CBD) may act as a wake-inducing agent. Cannabidiol is a major constituent of cannabis, but unlike the more well-known chemicaldelta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), it does not appear to have any psychoactive effects.

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