BOULDER, CO - With the legality of hemp-derived extracts put into question by some government entities, notably the DEA, Boulder's Lucky's Market has gone all-in with a line of hemp-derived extracts, and selling several other CBD-rich products across its 25 stores. (Photo by Vince Chandler / The Denver Post)

Boulder company conducting study on effects of CBD on brain injury

Boulder-based Real-Time Diagnostics Ventures Inc. is conducting a first-of-its kind study in the United States to assess the role of plant-derived hemp supplements containing CBD in recovery from traumatic brain injury.

Vince Chandler, The Denver PostBottles of hemp-derived extracts labeled CBD oil are on display at the Lucky’s Market on Oct. 6, 2017, in Boulder.

The study grew from anecdotal evidence about improved pain relief and better sleep that some varieties of hemp strains are said to provide. It is sponsored by Boulder’s Flowering Hope Foundation, a nonprofit that supports the medicinal use of plant-derived cannabinoids, and Clover Leaf University, which works to create safety procedures and compliant business training programs specific to the cannabis industry.

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