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Cannabis, CBD & COVID-19

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With the worldwide death toll from the corona virus rising exponentially, The Lancet drew attention to “accumulating evidence” that indicates “patients with severe COVID -19 might have a cytokine storm syndrome

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New Study: Cannabis Is Effective for Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is an intractable condition defined by chronic, widespread pain and debilitation. But a recent study published in Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology demonstrated that cannabis can be used effectively to remedy these problems, at least by some patients

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Cannabis in Palliative Care

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End-of-life care is one of the less frequently discussed uses of medical cannabis. Palliative care, however, is perhaps the area of medicine that would most benefit from its clinical use

The Case of the Missing THC

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Many CBD products contain no tetrahydrocannabinol. Where is all the THC going after it’s extracted from hemp

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Cannabinoids for Cannabis Use Disorder?

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The research is in. Scientists have discovered a cure for cannabis addiction — and it turns out to be cannabis! Adrian Devitt-Lee explores how a new JAMA study illustrates a larger problem in the scientific community: Hypothesizing After the Results are Known

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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Women Pioneers in Cannabinoid Science

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During a time of great crisis, we are reminded of the importance of medical science and the expert researchers who have dedicated their lives to advancing public health.

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

Yeast-Derived CBD & GMO Cannabinoids

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In the not-too-distant future, the CBD or THC you consume when you swallow an infused edible or tincture may not be derived from cannabis at all. Your daily dose of cannabinoids might be grown in a laboratory instead of a greenhouse.

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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Desperately Seeking Harm: The FDA on CBD

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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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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.

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

Marijuana Arrests After Legalization

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The impressive medical properties of cannabis have been a major factor in the push to legalize cannabis. But the importance of social justice, beyond medical access, can’t be overstated

Is CBD an Endocannabinoid Reuptake Inhibitor?

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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

Decarboxylating Cannabis

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Why does eating a raw cannabis bud not get you high but eating a THC edible does? It has to do with a process called decarboxlaytion

Is CBD Toxic to the Liver?

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The huge popularity of cannabidiol ( CBD ), a non-intoxicating component of cannabis , has helped to destigmatize the plant and restore its reputation as an important medicinal herb

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

Tough Times After High Hopes for Hemp Harvest

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A year has passed since President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized the cultivation of industrial and CBD -rich hemp. So, how’d it go

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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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.

New Developments in Cannabis Medicine with Bonni Goldstein, MD

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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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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

Toxic FDA-Approved Food Additives

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The FDA recently reiterated its official disapproval of any nonpharmaceutical use of CBD. But their precautionary overreach contrasts sharply with its lax policy towards many common, and problematic, food additives

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Hit & Run: Impaired Science

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A flawed study by Harvard scientists claims that marijuana smokers get into more car accidents even when they’re not high. Stoned driving should be considered when assessing the public health impact of cannabis, but not disproportionate to the established harm

Cannabis: A Medicinal Treasure Trove

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Cannabis is like a drugstore in one preparation. Dr. Russo fills us in on the latest advances in cannabinoid medicine - acid cannabinoids , cannabigerol , and the global CBD phenomenon

Did CBD Kill This Woman?

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It can’t be emphasized enough that patients must be honest with their doctors about their cannabis use, particularly if CBD is involved, given its modulating effects on various CYP enzymes

Cannabis & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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What would you do if you were faced with the incurable symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? One woman’s journey led her to a life-changing experience with cannabis

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

Project CBD Releases Special Report on Synthetic Cannabinoids & Vaping-Related Lung Injuries

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The jury is out on the culprit(s) behind the recent outbreak of vaping related lung injury. In this special report, Project CBD ’s Chief Science writer, Adrian Devitt-Lee, suggests that synthetic cannabinoids could be partially responsible

Synthetic Cannabinoids: Dangerous for Diabetics?

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While smoking cannabis appears to be helpful for diabetics managing weight and insulin levels, synthetic cannabinoids could be dangerous.

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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Using Cannabis to Treat Cancer

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How close are we to an approved cannabis therapy for cancer? Medical cannabis science pioneer Dr. Manuel Guzman discusses the successes and challenges towards acceptance in the medical community