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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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Warning about the dangers of drinking over 10 bottles of Epidiolex at once adds nothing useful to the discussion.
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Very high doses of CBD might interact with immunosuppressive drug used in transplant patients
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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.
Many prohibitionist arguments are being flipped on their heads.
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The EPA has refused to offer guidance for pesticides on cannabis.
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A pilot study recently demonstrated that cannabis extracts can be safely used to ameliorate symptoms of severe dementia.
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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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To what extent is research on cannabis in pregnancy complicated by tobacco?
"What about the children?" is a mantra that has been used to propel prohibition with misplaced fear.

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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.

Cannabis Conversations

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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