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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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Illustration of a robot head with wires coming out of the neck smoking a cannabis joint. The head is black with a grey visor.
Maybe we can’t expect Siri to be an addiction counselor, but surely it can do better
CBD works best with THC!
A flat lay of grapefruits cut in half interspersed with condoms on a bright orange background.
What do we actually know about the relationship between cannabis and sex?
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Coca-Cola is eyeing CBD as a functional food additive, while the beverage giant promotes sugary drinks for overweight children.
CBD-infused activewear is now an actual thing
Having a bad hair day? Take a shot of CBD rum and try some CBD shampoo.
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What role did Project CBD play in launching the CBD movement?
 Why did cannabis become so popular in the 1960s?
Why did cannabis become so popular in the 1960s? And why is it even more popular today?
This book excerpt by Kathleen Harrison discusses some of the historical cultural and spiritual uses of the cannabis plant across the globe.
On August 28th, 1964, Bob Dylan introduced the Beatles to cannabis. And the rest is more than just rock 'n' roll history.
Gupta apologize for his role in having “systematically misled” the American people about marijuana.

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