Cannabidiol: Safety and toxicity
4. Safety and toxicity
Published 23 April 2023
While a small number of safety and toxicity studies in veterinary species are starting to be published, it is important to interpret these in conjunction with the information in the section relating to the differences between medicinal and consumer products.
- Lowe, R. (2023) Cannabidiol and naturalistic fallacy: it’s natural so it’s safe? Companion Animal, 28 (2), pp. 2-5. https://doi.org/10.12968/coan.2022.0039
- Chesney, E. et al. (2020) Adverse effects of cannabidiol: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Neuropsychopharmacology, 45 (11), pp. 1799-1806. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-020-0667-2
- Amissah, R.Q. et al. (2022) Prevalence and characteristics of cannabis-induced toxicoses in pets: Results from a survey of veterinarians in North America. PLoS ONE, 17 (4), no. e0261909. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0261909
- Greb, A. and Puschner, B. (2018) Cannabinoid treats as adjunctive therapy for pets: gaps in our knowledge. Toxicology Communications, 2 (1), pp. 10-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/24734306.2018.1434470
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