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SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER 2019

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"All humanoids need cannabinoids." Stacy Shymansky, founder of Medicine Women "Our CBD Pedicure is our second-most asked for service." Ginny Tousignant, owner of Blooming Moon Wellness Spa, Portland, Oregon Costly Relief According to CBD Summit presenter Sally Fisher, MD, the fi rst cannabis-derived drug approved by the FDA—Epidiolex—costs patients approximately $32,000 annually. The pharmaceutical is used largely by patients who have hard-to-treat forms of epilepsy like Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Protect Yourself "Know the law—because it's changing every two seconds. And different parts of the government have different perspectives on it." Peter Grinspoon, MD, a primary care doctor at Harvard Health, American Spa CBD Summit Hope for an Opioid Alternative "Cannabinoids are going to be what we'll treat pain with in the future. It will be an opioid alternative." Presenters at the American Spa CBD Summit panel on "Why it Works: Simplify the Science of CBD and All Other Cannabinoids" Ta k e 5 a n d t r y A B M P F i v e - M i n u t e M u s c l e s a t w w w. a b m p . c o m / f i v e - m i n u t e - m u s c l e s . 121 CBD AND MASSAGE SPECI AL EDITION

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