What is it about?

This study explored the characteristics of French and Italian CBD users according to their primary reason to use it. Reporting therapeutic use was associated with daily CBD use and nonsmoking routes of administration in both countries.

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Why is it important?

User profiles differed according to their primary reason to use it. However, similarities in characteristics were found between both countries for users who used CBD for therapeutic reasons.


Analyzing the reasons to use CBD would appear to be a pertinent way to characterize users and identify their unmet needs in terms of self-care.

Tangui Barré
Aix Marseille Univ, Inserm, IRD, SESSTIM, Sciences Economiques & Sociales de la Santé & Traitement de l'Information Médicale, ISSPAM, Marseille, France

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This page is a summary of: Therapeutic Use and Other Reasons to Consume Cannabidiol: Insight from the French and Italian Contexts, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, November 2023, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/02791072.2023.2285843.
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