Bad Science

Bad Science

Not all science is created equal. Learn about how Reefer Madness continues to influence cannabis science.

Bad Science

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The data didn’t support the notion that teens using cannabis causes any changes in the developing brain.
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Preclinical studies are supposed to provide precise, controllable, and translational models for human diseases. That's not always the case.
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The endocannabinoid system is required for eliminating fearful memories, or at least making them palatable.
Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence
Jahan Marcu, PhD, exposes major flaws in a new book that revives reefer madness stereotypes about cannabis, psychosis and violence.
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Ketamine is a dissociative anaesthetic that has shown some promise for treating severe depression.
Bias is baked into scientific research about cannabis. How can you tell what is worth reading, and what isn't?
CBD does not convert to THC in the stomach
Project CBD exposes fraud and financial interests behind misleading report suggesting that CBD converts to THC in the stomach.
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Misinformation can masquerade as science, especially when it comes to cannabis. Adrian Devitt-Lee highlights gives insight on how to spot faulty research data.
With the growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there's also been a proliferation of misconceptions about THC's role in healing.

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