GOSHEN — Elkhart County Extension Homemakers will host a free program about CBD.
Olivia Western, Purdue University Extension Educator in Health & Human Sciences in St. Joseph County, will lead the discussion.
The program will from 1-7 p.m. Monday, March 16, at the Purdue Extension Elkhart County office on the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds, said a news release from the Purdue Extension Elkhart County.
CBD, or cannabidiol, is produced by the cannabis plant. Indiana recently updated laws involving CBD and its use.
CBD does not produce a high, and may have therapeutic benefits for chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder, the news release said.
The presentation will explore:
- How CBD oil is made and who is regulating it.
- CBD in Indiana – how it relates to Hoosiers and our health.
- Which symptoms science suggests CBD may help and how CBD works with our brain.
- CBD labeling and consumer safety.
Anyone interested in attending is asked to pre-register by calling the Extension Office at (574) 533-0554 or emailing [email protected]. This program is open to everyone.