Can Marijuana Cream Make You Less Sore After a Workout? We Tried It to Find Out

Let’s start with some weed trivia.

Did you know marijuana plants have more than 120 chemical compounds? The primary — and most infamous — is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which gets you high.

That’s why the majority of cannabis research has focused on THC. Until recently.

In the past decade, there has been a surge of studies on other cannabis compounds, specifically canna­bidiol, a.k.a. CBD. It has shown promise in mitigating an array of conditions: inflammation, anxiety, seizures, and epilepsy. More recent research shows it may also help with pain. The kicker: you don’t have to smoke — or eat — it to reap the benefits.

That’s where CBD MEDIC comes in. It’s billed as the first FDA-registered, over the counter topical pain relief cream with CBD. Basically, it’s a CBD-infused cream that, when applied over the skin, is supposed to ease joint pain and aching muscles. There are four

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