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Deep Science

Cannabis has been at the center of one of the most exciting—and underreported—developments in modern science. Research on marijuana’s effects led directly to the discovery of a hitherto unknown biochemical communication system in the human body, the Endocannabiod System, which plays a crucial role in regulating our physiology, mood, and everyday experience.

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Pesticide synergists block CB1 receptor signaling and alter THC metabolism
Project CBD speaks with Matt Elmes, PhD, director of new product development at CannaCraft, about his post-doctoral research on CBD, fatty acid transport molecules, and the ECS.
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Caffeine may block other effects of cannabinoids
New discoveries reported at ICRS symposium highlight CBD's potential for treating anxiety, cancer, heart disease, substance abuse, brain injuries, and more.
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How do cannabinoids affect memory and learning? It seems like a simple question, but the kind of memory, the species, the animals’ age and sex all affect the answer.
CBD oil seems to be everywhere these days, despite its confusing legal status. But how much do we actually know about CBD?
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A new paper from scientists at Stonybrook University examined the importance of FABPs in the breakdown of THC in the liver.
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Mexican and Texan scientists describe the modern approach to pain treatment and propose a future role of cannabinoids, GPR18, and GPR55 in preventing pain
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Is cannabis a reproductive toxin? Should products include warning labels? Project CBD responds to call for public comment by California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment.
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Nephi Stella and other researchers at the University of Washington recently reviewed 2-AG's role in endocannabinoid signaling.

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Scientists identify synthetic cannabinoid adulterants in CBD vape oil cartridges, warn of "devastating toxicological consequences."

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