Can Cats and Dogs Help Reverse Marijuana's Stigma?

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Can Cats and Dogs Help Reverse Marijuana's Stigma?

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A majority of cannabis users took the habit after testing it on their pets. The reason for giving a pet a dose is similar to the myriad reasons for humans taking the drug. The primary reason being conventional medicines being ineffective or come with bad side effects. Cannabis products serve as the chosen alternative to conventional medicine offering identical or greater benefits sans the painful side effects.

Marijuana works

There are ample proofs that marijuana treatment works wonders. A Staffordshire Terrier afflicted with the mammary tumor was treated with cannabis. The condition became better and the disease did not come back. A Jack Russell Terrier was given cannabis for painful arthritis and severe heart murmur found itself to walk comfortably after a month of treatment. These animals were given the CBD or cannabidiol, a cannabis compound. The concoction is found to assist arthritis, cancer symptoms, gastrointestinal problems, back pain, anxiety, and stress.The results are significant as there is a gargantuan global market for animal medication. This market is projected to touch $44.4 billion within 2022. It will be made possible by ratcheting up investments in drug development marked for use in animals. Conventional medicine makers are aware of such huge profits and are thus moving full steam to capture as large as possible market chunks. Patents are being filed in beguiling regularity. The list of patented cannabis medicines includes compounds to treat animal cancer, inflammation, and autoimmune disease disorders.

Booming industry

Other cannabis companies are following the leaders as experts predict the CBD oil industry to churn out in excess of two billion dollars every year by the start of 2020. The niche market marks an area where the cannabis can comfortably compete with the large pharmaceutical companies and can co-exist with them as well. Experts predict the market will only increase as the industry realizes the amazing beneficial effects of CBD on pets.CBD is the short form of the cannabinioid word. A typical cannabis plant has in excess of 100 cannabinoids. Among all the cannabinoids, THC and CBD are the most well-known. The compound is fast gaining mainstream popularity from its once hush-hush existence.A few specific companies have gone on an extra step. They have closely followed the need and seized the opportunity from there. A particular company manufactures carefully researched organic, whole plant, pesticide-free, non-GMO liquid cannabis, especially for pets. According to the company website, it relies on premium ingredients and constantly collects testing data on its products to further improve its commercial offerings. The US FDA has made accommodations when it came to animal medicine. It has a distinct division which concentrates in the approval and development of all animal health products.

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