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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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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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It's been six 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.
Going by names like Spice and K2, synthetic cannabinoids are largely a result of prohibition.

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Project CBD honors the huge contributions of women leaders in the burgeoning field of cannabinoid research.

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In compiling a list of conditions that CBD may help, we examined hundreds of peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals.

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Expert cannabis botanist and geneticist Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about breeding cannabis, THC & CBD content, and how to interpret lab data.
Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about "endocannabinology," THC/CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition.
Ethan Russo, MD, speaks with Project CBD about CBG, cannabinoid acids, and the global CBD phenomenon.

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