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CBD for Brain-Damaged Babies?

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Giving medical cannabis to infants is a difficult taboo to shift, but new research is paving the way.

5 CBD Secrets

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Cannabidiol and CBD oil seem to be everywhere these days, despite the confusing legal status of this prolific compound. But how much do we actually know about CBD

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Cannabis and the Immune System: A Complex Balancing Act

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A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect, rather than just suppressing immune activity

Five Fallacies About Hemp

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It’s been six months since Congress passed the Farm Bill legalizing hemp for cultivation. It’s high time that we rectify some common myths about this plant

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CBD & Cannabis for Pets in Pain

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The state of veterinary medicine has advanced significantly in recent years and thanks to the availability of more effective medicine, many pets are living longer than they would have years ago. With age however, comes the onset of problems such as arthritis and other forms of pain and inflammation.

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Cannabis: Gateway to Herbal Medicine

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The human endocannabinoid system ( ECS ) is so named because it responds to cannabis compounds

Dr. Ethan Russo: CBD, the Entourage Effect and the Microbiome

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Tell the FDA What's on Your Mind

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The FDA is asking for input on how to regulate CBD and cannabis. Project CBD gave oral comments at last week’s public hearing, and we plan on submitting written comments and supporting documents to their public docket. You should, too

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The Endocannabinoid System and the Biology of Wellness

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In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Martin A. Lee speaks with Greg Gerdeman, neuroscientist, former professor, and chief science officer with 3 Boys Farms on the endocannabinoid system and the biology of wellness

The FDA and Cannabis Regulation

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“My name is Zoe Sigman, and I’m the Program Director at Project CBD , an educational nonprofit focused on cannabis science & medicine. Ten years ago, we introduced CBD to the medical cannabis community in California.

Quick Hits

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Some recent highlights and curiosities from the amazing world of cannabis science and therapeutics: CBD and autism. In his first article of the new year, Raphael Mechoulam and other Israeli scientists look at the “real life experiences of medical cannabis treatment in autism.”

Cannabidiol and Epilepsy Meta-Analysis

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How often have we heard, “More research is needed,” from those who would prefer to see no change in policies that should be informed by science? From climate denial to cannabis prohibition, the demand for absolute scientific certainty is a call for inaction.

Channeling Anslinger: Cracks in a Crackpot Book About Pot

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Alex Berenson, a science fiction author and former New York Times reporter, has written a book that would make Harry Anslinger blush.

Pregnancy Complications: Can Cannabis Harm a Fetus?

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Project CBD submitted this public comment, composed by Adrian Devitt-Lee, to California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment ( OEHHA ), which administers the Proposition 65 Program.

The Legal Status of Cannabis for Animals

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In recent years, the use of cannabis in veterinary medicine has gone from obscure concept to a mainstream issue. This explosion of interest in the use of cannabis and CBD for animals has led to the development of a multi-million dollar industry creating cannabis-based products for pets.

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Cannabis Awakening: A Matter of Life or Death

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In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, former municipal court judge Doug Bench discusses his transformation from ardent prohibitionist to medical cannabis advocate

Healthy Soil, Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain

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In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Project CBD director Martin A. Lee interviews Kelly Dunn & Josh Sarvis, British Columba regenerative farmers, about how using sustainable and regenerative growing practices can bring out the highest quality product

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Project CBD Releases Educational Primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions

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New: This report is now available in Spanish and Japanese translations! See bottom of this article for downloads. Project CBD , a California-based educational non-profit, has published an in-depth primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions for health professionals, patients, and public policy-makers.

The Evolving Regulatory Status of Cannabidiol

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On June 25, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) announced its first-ever approval of a marijuana-derived pharmaceutical drug

Project CBD Launches Research Platform to Study CBD Efficacy

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START SURVEY. Calling all CBD users! Whether your remedy is fresh flower or concentrate, tincture or vape oil, cannabis or hemp-derived—we’re asking you to share your CBD experience by participating in a user-friendly, interactive research survey.

Depression and Cannabis

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THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM AND MOOD. Our moods are affected by our environment, life situations, genetics, and brain activity. Some individuals are simply happier than others, and research on CB1 (cannabinoid) receptor genes gives us some clues to why that happens. [1]

Trade-In Your Ibuprofen for Cannabis

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Pain from inflammation can and will likely affect all adults at some point in their lives, and for some, become chronic conditions that interfere with a normal quality of life

CBD & Cannabis Dosage Guide

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It can be relatively easy to experience medical benefits from cannabis. A puff or two of tetrahydrocannabinol ( THC )-rich flower can do the trick for a lot of people. Smoking marijuana, however, is not the be-all and end-all of cannabis therapeutics.

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The Future of High-CBD Hemp

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Trade-In Your Ibuprofen for Cannabis

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Pain from inflammation can and will likely affect all adults at some point in their lives, and for some, become chronic conditions that interfere with a normal quality of life

Project CBD Releases Educational Primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions

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Project CBD , a California-based educational non-profit, has published an in-depth primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions for health professionals, patients, and public policy-makers. The 33-page report, summarized below, is available for free download at the bottom of the page

Should You Use Cannabis to Prevent Illness?

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Our bodies consist of many unique physiologic systems whose sole purpose is to maintain an internal balance called homeostasis. We know the pancreas releases insulin to balance glucose levels between the bloodstream and cells.

10 Tips for Buying Hemp-Derived CBD Products

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With Congress seemingly poised to legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp for many uses, including the production of biomass for CBD oil extraction, many questions remain unanswered. How will the DEA reschedule CBD now that Epidiolex has been approved as a pharmaceutical CBD isolate?

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Project CBD Releases Educational Primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions

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New: This report is now available in Spanish and Japanese translations! See bottom of this article for downloads. Project CBD , a California-based educational non-profit, has published an in-depth primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions for health professionals, patients, and public policy-makers.

Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome

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Many of our patients have called in asking about cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome ( CHS ), as this syndrome has been reported in the media numerous times over the past few months. This is a very rare syndrome that occurs in long-term heavy users of THC -rich cannabis.

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Claws and Effect: Cannabis Medicine for Pets

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All beings with a backbone have an endocannabinoid system. Is cannabis medicine a good option for the health of your dog or cat

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Cannabidiol and Epilepsy Meta-Analysis

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How often have we heard, “More research is needed,” from those who would prefer to see no change in policies that should be informed by science? From climate denial to cannabis prohibition, the demand for absolute scientific certainty is a call for inaction.

Cannabis Roots: From Traditional Medicine to Modern Science

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It has long been known that resinous cannabis flower tops are well endowed with medicinal components. But that’s not the only part of the plant that has been used for therapeutic purposes. Cannabis roots have also provided relief for various ailments in traditional cultures

CBD User’s Guide

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Many health professionals have little to no experience with cannabis therapeutics and are not able to guide people on this subject. So Project CBD has created a beginner’s guide to cannabidiol & cannabis therapeutics to address key questions of CBD users

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Cannabis Science: What to Believe?

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Alan was disoriented and his words were not making sense. His wife thought he might be having a stroke, so she took him to the emergency room where he was seen by the on-call neurologist. When asked, Alan admitted to using cannabis on a regular basis for many years.

Complete Guide to Medical Marijuana for Seniors

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Marijuana has had a turbulent history in the United States. Starting in the mid-1990s, however, there was a push to introduce the medical benefits of cannabis to the American people once again— “once again,” because before the 20th century, marijuana was almost entirely legal

10 Tips for Buying CBD Oil

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In June 2018, the Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) gave its blessing to “Epidiolex,” a purfied CBD pharmaceutical, for treating severe pediatric epilepsy.

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The Evolving Regulatory Status of Cannabidiol

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On June 25, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) announced its first-ever approval of a marijuana-derived pharmaceutical drug

When is CBD Legal and When Isn't It?

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On June 25, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) announced its first-ever approval of a marijuana-derived pharmaceutical drug

Should You Use Cannabis to Prevent Illness?

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Our bodies consist of many unique physiologic systems whose sole purpose is to maintain an internal balance called homeostasis. We know the pancreas releases insulin to balance glucose levels between the bloodstream and cells.