Pot For Pets: Canada’s Biggest Cannabis Company To Trial Dope-Laced Food For Anxious Animals

A company in Canada has been given the green light to trial cannabis in pet food to help calm anxious animals.

Health Canada’s Veterinary Drug Directorate has given approval to Canopy Animal Health to carry out clinical trials of the cannabis-derived compound cannabidiol (CBD) as a treatment for pet ailments.

CBD is the main ingredient in hemp oils and is associated with pain relief, as opposed to THC, the ingredient in marijuana can produce a high.

GettyImages-151389421 Canada’s Veterinary Drug Directorate has given approval to Canopy Animal Health to carry out clinical trials of the cannabis-derived compound cannabidiol (CBD) as a treatment for pet ailments. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Dana Vaughn told Canadian newspaper The Star that adding naturally occurring plant-derived cannabis compounds like CBD to pet

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