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Xu DH, Cullen BD, Tang M, Fang Y. The efficacy of topical cannabidiol oil in the symptomatic relief of lower extremity peripheral neuropathy. Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2020;21(5):390-402.

Weiss L, Zeira M, Reich S, et al. Cannabidiol reduces the incidence of diabetes in non-obese diabetic mice. Autoimmunity. 2006;39(2):143-151.

Rajesh M, Mukhopadhyay P, Batkai S, et al. Cannabidiol attenuates endothelial cell inflammatory response induced by high glucose and barrier disruption. American Journal of Physiology – Cardiac and Circulatory Physiology. 2007;293(1):H610-H619.

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, 1:1, 20:1 ratio pilot study of GWP42003 formulated: GWP42004 plus GWP42003 and GWP42004 alone for the treatment of dyslipidemia in subjects with type 1 diabetes. 2. clinicaltrials.gov. Accessed on 05/13/2021.

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Malfait AM, Gallily R, Sumariwalla PF, et al. Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive constituent of cannabis, is an oral anti-arthritic treatment in murine collagen-induced arthritis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2000;97(17):9561-9566.

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