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

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Project CBD spoke at the FDA's public hearing regarding CBD and cannabis regulation. Here's what we said.
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As legalization movements gain momentum, it is important to pay back a debt owed to those who were most harmed by the drug war.
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It's been months since Congress passed the Farm Bill legalizing hemp for cultivation. It's high time we rectify some common myths about this plant.
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Opioids leave much to be desired in medical treatment. They are highly addictive, very lethal, and not all that effective for treating chronic pain.
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CBD is clearly a useful medicine in the treatment of some types of epilepsy, yet patients are faced with dilemmas when they must decide which product to use.
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The EPA has refused to offer guidance for pesticides on cannabis.
Stethascope and money
The magnified focus on economic incentives and tax revenue has overshadowed the significance of cannabis as medicine.
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There is no scientifically supported threshold of ∆9-THC bodily content that would be indicative of impaired driving.
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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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Blocking the CB1 receptor may be useful in medical conditions like metabolic syndrome, but strong inhibitors can have severe side effects.

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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