Tennessee Department of Health Takes Aim at Cannabinoids - Articles

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Posted by: Jarod Word on Oct 2, 2018

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) has issued a public health and safety advisory, warning Tennesseans about associated risks regarding the use of cannabis and cannabis-derived products, according to a press release on its website. TDH has partnered with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to counter claims of health benefits regarding use of cannabinoids. One cannabis-derived product in particular — CBD oil — has been touted as a treatment for pain relief, anxiety, depression and various other conditions.