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Cannabis politics . . . from Reefer Madness to the commercialization of weed.

pancho villa la raza cannabis association
California based activists are forming an alliance and support network for Latino cannabis workers.
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.
Cannabis medicine donated to fire victims in California
Care By Design and AbsoluteXtracts provide $20,000 of free medicine to local patients affected by fires in California.
Hemp plant against a flag
Several Cannabis-related bills have been introduced by the U.S. Congress in the current 114th Session. Three of these relate specifically to CBD.
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.
Nora Volkow on CBD
Earth to NIDA: CBD provides well documented medical benefits. That is a fact. Not a “potential promise.”
Flaws in CBD Only laws
Industrial hemp oil marketers tried to put a positive spin on the FDA’s recent slap-down of companies that pitch CBD products as legal in all 50 states.
Phytecs team includes Raphael Mechoulam & Ethan Russo
Israeli scientist Raphael Mechoulam and Ethan Russo, formerly of GW Pharmaceuticals, to lead a major R&D effort.
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.

Cannabis Conversations

Louis Armstrong, the legendary jazz artist and lifelong cannabis smoker, returns to his ancestral homeland
Project CBD talks with Dr. Bonni Goldstein about whole plant cannabis remedies, nonintoxicating cannabinoids, and cancer care for children.
Expert cannabis botanist and geneticist Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about breeding cannabis, THC & CBD content, and how to interpret lab data.

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