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What Should We Do About Vaping?

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There was a time when glossy magazine ads touted the supposed health benefits of cigarette smoking. For years, mainstream media and public officials routinely aided and abetted the false claims of the tobacco industry until the publication of the U.S.

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Cannabinoids for Scleroderma

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Two compounds that target the endocannabinoid system are currently in development to treat scleroderma – and they’re already in clinical trials. Pharmaceutical researchers have their sights set on developing a drug that bypasses CB1 while boosting CB2.

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Is CBD an Endocannabinoid Reuptake Inhibitor?

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Cannabis and Incontinence

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Scissor-walks and stutter-steps: the familiar dance performed by nearly 33 million Americans suffering from Overactive Bladder ( OAB ) – also known as Spastic Bladder and Detrusor Overactivity. OAB tends to plague people struggling with Multiple Sclerosis ( MS ) or other neurodegenerative diseases

Cultivating Wellness: A CBD User Survey

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Who is using CBD and why? Despite the huge public interest in CBD products, and an endless stream of media stoking that fire, there have been limited efforts to figure out exactly how and why people are using this darling compound of the cannabis world

Now This: Martin Lee and the CBD Revolution

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Transcript: [This activist is the reason you know about CBD. Now he’s telling the history behind the cannabinoid

How Cannabis is Transforming Oklahoma

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In 1997, Will Foster, then 38, was sentenced to 93 years in an Oklahoma state prison for growing a small cannabis garden in a locked bomb shelter under his home in Tulsa

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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It's Never Too Late to Start Using Medical Cannabis

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Cannabis geriatrics and age-related pathologies were major topics at this year’s International Association of Cannabinoid Medicines. Seniors are currently the fastest-growing demographic of cannabis users worldwide, but is cannabis safe for the elderly? What might be the benefits

CBD Science Update

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The 29th annual International Cannabinoid Research Society ( ICRS ) symposium, which convened last month in Bethesda, Maryland, featured new developments in CBD science that have far-reaching implications for many areas of medicine.

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Neuro-oncology, Functional Medicine, and Medical Cannabis in Brazil

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In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Project CBD speaks with Dr. Paula Dall’Stella, a leading cannabis clinician in San Paolo, Brazil

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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Cannabis Instead of Polypharmacy?

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Polypharmacy - the use of five or more medications on a daily basis - is a modern-day health crisis. Could cannabis be the safer alternative prescribers and patients are looking for

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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CBD Science Update

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The 29th annual International Cannabinoid Research Society ( ICRS ) symposium, which convened last month in Bethesda, Maryland, featured new developments in CBD science that have far-reaching implications for many areas of medicine.

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Cannabis for Contact Sports

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Rugby is a physically demanding sport that requires both mental focus and a high tolerance for pain. It’s a full-contact tackle sport with no pads and no helmets, and the game flows freely with few stoppages – meaning continuous sprinting and collisions throughout the full 80 minutes of the match

Desperately Seeking Harm

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Is there a doctor in the house? The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) is ailing and needs some serious attention. The FDA has got a bad case of CBD – as in Chronic Bureaucratic Dysfunction. This affliction has been evident for some time, but the symptoms are getting worse

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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

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.

Better Than Cannabis?

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In recent years, cannabis has been at the center of one of the most important developments in modern science - significantly advancing our understanding of health and disease

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

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.

THC versus Breast Cancer

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It’s no secret that many cancer patients are using cannabis to help manage pain, fatigue, nausea, and other side effects of chemotherapy.

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Resources: Vaping Related Lung Injury

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VAPING - RELATED LUNG INJURIES

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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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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.

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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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.”

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

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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

Endocannabinology with Dr. Rachel Knox

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How does cannabis play a role in our overall health? Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about “endocannabinology,” THC / CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition

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Petition: Remove the Cannabis Ban for Athletes

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Athletes for CARE is a nonprofit created by current and former professional athletes dedicated to using their influence for social change. They aim to protect the health and wellbeing of current and former athletes around the world