Help and support Frequently asked questions Treatment FAQs Could cannabis-based medication (CBD oil) help my dystonia? At the moment, it is not possible for us to give any definitive guidance on the use of cannabis-based medication for dystonia. The main reason is that there has not yet been enough research into its effects for our medical advisors, and therefore us, to feel confident about taking a position on this type of medication. For more information: An information sheet prepared by Dystonia UK with more detail. NHS guidance on cannabis based products for medicinal use. Dystonia Medical Research Foundation's webinar on CBD and dystonia.