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

Stethascope and money
The magnified focus on economic incentives and tax revenue has overshadowed the significance of cannabis as medicine.
police car with flashing light
There is no scientifically supported threshold of ∆9-THC bodily content that would be indicative of impaired driving.
pregnant woman in orange sweater
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.
woman pinching fat on waist
Blocking the CB1 receptor may be useful in medical conditions like metabolic syndrome, but strong inhibitors can have severe side effects.
Fearful conclusions about cannabis needs to be put in context, not aggrandized.
Project CBD interviews Kelly Dunn and Josh Sarvis about sustainable and regenerative growing practices.
cat smelling cannabis
There's huge interest in the use of CBD and cannabis therapeutics for animals. Veterinary guidance and research is lacking but vets in California are doing something about it.
pills and dollars
Doctors at the Mayo Clinic recently highlighted a case of price gouging on vitamin K1.
Marijuana leaf and handcuffs
Researchers highlight how criminalizing the use of any drug worsens the lives of both casual users and addicts.
Judge Bench
Former municipal court judge Doug Bench discusses his transformation from ardent prohibitionist to medical cannabis advocate.

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