Numerous reports over the spring and summer have suggested that substance use disorders are on the rise as a result of the uncertainty, mental health challenges and isolation that are part and parcel of life during COVID-19. Excessive alcohol consumption is one of the issues that medical and public health experts are particularly concerned about.
Is CBD medicine or isn’t it? Is it safe? Can it impact a drug test result? Cannabis has been the focus of considerable debate, advocacy, and policy, generating both interest and misinformation. There is a great deal of uncertainty about cannabis and cannabinoid terminology, CBD product content, impact on impairment, local regulations and the law.