UC San Diego researchers are looking for participants for a clinical trial to study the effectiveness of cannabidiol, or CBD, in treating symptoms of severe autism in children.
Cannabidiol is a chemical compound found in cannabis. CBD does not contain THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that produces a high.
CBD oil has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an epilepsy medication, and the chemical has been studied as a treatment for several other conditions.
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