In Canada, pharmaceutical companies are sponsoring clinical trials to test CBD products in people.
"You can't just self-treat," Gobbi said.
As well, no other "cannabis-related drug (including fresh or dried marijuana or cannabis oil) has been approved to be marketed as a drug for therapeutic use and sale in Canada," Health Canada said.
How do you know what's in the product?
"I'm definitely most concerned about blood thinners," Brown told CBC Radio's White Coat, Black Art. "CBD can make Coumadin [a blood thinning medication] more potent."
CBD is a compound found in the cannabis plant. It is not intoxicating, Health Canada said.
A research letter published in 2017 in JAMA found nearly 70 per cent of CBD extracts sold online were mislabelled.
The Clinicians' Guide to Cannabidiol and Hemp Oils was published earlier this month in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
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If approved via one of the TGA Special Access Schemes, the doctor will write a prescription for you cannabis medication. If you choose to go with a CDA preferred pharmacy, you can have the medication securely shipped to your door.
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Our doctors and nurses are Australian-registered and highly trained in rebalancing the endocannabinoid system. With medical cannabis consultations available in-clinic or via our telehealth service, eligible patients can consult with an experienced doctor or nurse who will assess your condition, circumstances, and eligibility for medical cannabis therapies. In your consultation, you and your cannabis doctor and nurse will discuss a personalised treatment plan relating to your medical history and your specific condition. The clinicians will discuss any potential benefits and side effects from medical cannabis therapy.