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Athletes are well-versed in the benefits of CBD-rich cannabis for brain injuries. Does the research support them?
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New beer brews with cannabis terpenes—and hops oil extracts fortified with THC.
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CBD and LSD bind to the same serotonin receptor, which mediates psychedelic altered states but CBD has anti-psychotic properties and doesn't cause hallucinations.
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Dennis Peron established San Fransisco's first Cannabis Buyers Club in open defiance of the law. In doing so, he provided vital medicine for many people suffering from AIDS-related illnesses.
The War on Cannabis "Reefer Madness"
The Voldemort of vipers, Harry Jacob Anslinger ran the Federal Bureau of Narcotics with an iron fist through six administrations over three decades.
Project CBD talks with medical cannabis pioneer Alice O’Leary Randall on the momentous court case that launched the medical marijuana movement.
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Why did cannabis become so popular in the 1960s? And why is it even more popular today?
This book excerpt by Kathleen Harrison discusses some of the historical cultural and spiritual uses of the cannabis plant across the globe.
How will botanical CBD be regulated when cannabidiol is approved as a pharmaceutical?

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