The relationship between cannabis and anxiety is a complex one.
On one hand, a small "toke" of cannabis for some users provides unrivaled relief of worry, panic, stress, and other anxiety related symptoms.
However for a handful of others who use marijuana they can experience heightened paranoia and anxiety with its use. Why is this?
This common reaction is directly connected to a strain’s THC content. What many people today don’t realize is there are strains of Jazz Bud marijuana that now that have little to no THC. These low-THC, high-CBD strains are gamechangers for anxiety sufferers.
Low-THC, high-CBD strains are hybrids bred to reduce THC and increase the CBD.
The following video was produced by CNN's Sanjay Gupta. This is a great primer on CBD.