Jansen’s research focuses on the use of cannabidiol, also known as CBD, the active substance in cannabis. CBD does not provide the psychoactive effect that is often associated with weed or hashish. The substance that causes this is called THC.
According to addiction care institution Jellinek, CBD has been used more and more in recent years for all kinds of different complaints that people experience. For example, it is used by people with sleeping problems, anxiety attacks and pain.