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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.

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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.
Project CBD visits Uruguay
A Project CBD delegation embarked upon a fact-finding and fact-sharing expedition in Uruguay, the first country to legalize marijuana.
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Why a single compound in cannabis may revolutionize modern medicine: The discovery of pot's astonishing medical potential is the most compelling new reason for legalizing the plant.
The Brain, cannabis, and the endocannabinoid system
The discovery of the endocannabinoid system has breathtaking implications for nearly every area of medicine.
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"Hallelujah and glory be to Smoke Signals, Martin Lee’s bodacious new book, which...chronicles everything and everyone worth chronicling in the annals of marijuana."
Smoke Signals wins James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award
The American Botanical Council gives Smoke Signals by Martin A. Lee the James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award.
The war on cannabis may soon be over. Good riddance to decades of bad science, scare-mongering, and harsh laws.
Allen Ginsberg, marijuana legalization
Marijuana has a long a history of competing narratives and dueling interpretations.
Cathy Jordan she was diagnosed with ALS in 1986. Decades later she is still alive thanks to cannabis.

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