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Features May 2016 Issue

Marijuana for What Ails A Dog?

Marijuana for What Ails A Dog?

Sorting through the claims on treats.

Tommie Waters of Perryville, Arkansas, is confused. “Recently I received a catalogue selling dog-related products,” she writes, “and I noted it had an item that sounded like marijuana. To quote the promotion: ‘Cannabidiol Wellness Dog Treats, infused with non-psychoactive cannabinoids and derived from organic hemp extract, are nutritious and delicious. Made with organic super food ingredients, the calming treats help ease a wide range of symptoms and issues such as appetite stimulation, anxiety, seizures, pain and joint muscle problems and can improve quality of life at the end of life. Handmade in the USA.’

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