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Infografias Periodicas: Cannabidiol—Medicina del cáñamo

El profesor de química y bloguero de Compound Interest Andy Brunning explica la moda del CBD, cómo funciona el compuesto y cómo está regulado

by Andy Brunning
February 24, 2020 | A version of this story appeared in Volume 98, Issue 8


This infographic shows a hemp leaf at the center. On the left-hand side, it explains what cannabidiol is, how it is obtained, and the medications and supplements it’s used in. The right-hand side explains what is currently known about how CBD works and its efficacy and side effects.
Credit: Andy Brunning/C&EN

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Referencias usadas para crear esta infografía:

Erickson, Britt E. “US Hemp Boom Creates Chaos.” Chemical & Engineering News, May 31, 2019.

FDA. “Drug Trials Snapshots: Epidiolex.” Updated July 17, 2018.

FDA. “FDA Regulation of Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived Products, Including Cannabidiol (CBD).” Updated Feb. 13, 2020.

Halford, Bethany. “CBD: Medicine from Marijuana.”Chemical & Engineering News, July 22, 2018.

Una colaboración entre C&EN y Andy Brunning, autor del blog de los famosos gráficos de Compound Interest (

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