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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.

Support Project CBD

Please consider making a donation to Project CBD. Every contribution helps support our nonprofit educational work. Your donations will help us add new writers to our staff, conduct more research, produce additional educational tools, and build out our CBD Locator Map to facilitate access to high quality CBD-rich cannabis medicine. Any amount is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your consideration and support. To donate via check:

The Evolving Regulatory Status of Cannabidiol

On June 25, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its first-ever approval of a marijuana-derived pharmaceutical drug.
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Project CBD Launches Research Platform to Study CBD Efficacy

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. Give us feedback about what’s helped you and what hasn’t.

Study on cannabis and chronic pain management

The University of Michigan is now conducting TWO studies on medical cannabis and we’d like you to participate! The information you provide will help inform physicians, researchers, policy-makers, and patients about potential benefits and risks of cannabis as a therapeutic or recreational agent.