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About CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned”.

What is CBD?

Cannabidiol—CBD—is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned.” The fact that CBD-rich cannabis is non-psychoactive or less psychoactive than THC-dominant strains makes it an appealing option for many patients.

The Re-emergence of CBD: A Brief History

Project CBD started in 2009 as a journalistic group covering the story of CBD’s reemergence in the grassroots cannabis supply in the United States. Learn why this narrative warranted special focus.

About Project CBD

Project CBD is a California-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting and publicizing research into the medical uses of cannabidiol (CBD) and other components of the cannabis plant. We provide educational services for physicians, patients, industry professionals, and the general public.

Caveats Hemptor

Marijuana prohibitionists will exploit CBD to further stigmatize THC as the “bad” cannabinoid and CBD as the good cannabinoid. Project CBD rejects this dichotomy in defense of whole plant cannabis therapeutics. Scientific studies show that CBD and THC work best in combination.

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Project CBD is a non-profit educational news service and your contributions enable our organization to continue our work.
Fire and cannabis

Fire, Brimstone & Dioxin

The October firestorms raging in Northern California have incinerated nearly a quarter million acres and displaced more than 100,000 residents. Heavy smoke has blanketed the skies in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area, poisoning the air to an unprecedented degree and prompting air quality alerts and health advisories throughout the region. “We have never recorded higher levels of air pollution in the Bay Area,” said air district spokeswoman Kristine Roselius.