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We emphasize CBD not to privilege one compound over another but to challenge the idea that cannabis equals THC. THC is a remarkable molecule in its own right, but THC is not the whole plant, and neither is CBD. Project CBD defends and supports whole plant cannabis therapeutics.

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People with pancreatitis who had cannabinoids in their bloodstream were 3-4x less likely to die in the hospital
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Without dedicated attention to those most harmed by police enforcement of drug laws, their situation might not improve with legalization.
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Synthetic cannabinoid binds with high potency to the CB1 receptor — about 10-20x higher than THC.
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Could CBD save the lives of babies born with brain damage? A new clinical trial aims to find out.
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Personally threatening children is not the best way to make kids fear cannabis.
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Australian scientists recently published an open label study of Epidiolex in pediatric epilepsy.
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Hemp is a bioaccumulator — it tends to absorb heavy metals from soil, leaving the ground clean by collecting contaminants in its body.
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A recent study from researchers in Maryland and Pennsylvania explains why cannabinoids may be protective for humans.
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There is evidence that stoned drivers drive slower and less aggressively, making up for some impairment in their reaction time.
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The development of legal cannabis is associated with lower teen use and higher adult use.

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