Cannabis for pets is reportedly a growing trend in Toronto

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Cannabis-based products for pets are becoming a growing trend in Toronto, CBC News reported Wednesday.

Three Vancouver companies told CBC Toronto there is a lot of demand from people looking to move away from traditional medicines.

One dispensary owner told the publication that although the main ingredient is derived from pot, pets won't get high from the products.

"We sell straight CBD tinctures with absolutely zero THC. There are no psychotropic effects, only the medicinal benefits of CBD," the owner said.

He explained that CBD oil can be used to treat ailments such as inflammation, mood disorders, seizures and chronic pain in humans. He said it can help pets with the same problems, but without the intoxicating effects of THC.

Read the CBC News full report here.