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Learn more about the dramatic social history of cannabis from its origins to its re-emergence in the '60s as a defining force in a culture war.

On August 28th, 1964, Bob Dylan introduced the Beatles to cannabis. And the rest is more than just rock 'n' roll history.
Neuroscientist Greg Gerdeman, PhD challenges health professionals and researchers to study cannabis science and therapeutics.
The impact of this decades-old war is still being felt today, especially by people of color.
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Jamaican Lion is distinctly but mildly psychoactive despite the preponderance of CBD.
Robert Clarke Botany and Evolution of Cannabis
Robert Clarke, co-author of Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany, discusses CBD-rich plants, disappearing landrace strains, and the future of cannabis farming.
Lester Grinspoon and Project CBD, cannabis and NFL
Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry Harvard Medical School, urges an investigation of medical cannabis for players in the NFL.
Veterans call for medical marijuana
Dozens servicemen and women marched to the White House to demand the president and other federal officials make medical marijuana accessible to veterans.
Solar power cannabis history at Emerald Pharms
When John Schaeffer sold the first solar panel in Mendocino County in 1978, he didn’t realize that he had struck a blow against the war on drugs.
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A documentary tells the story of the “father of cannabinoid medicine,” from his early days as a child of the Holocaust through his career as chief investigator into the world’s most misunderstood plant.
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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.

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