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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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Project CBD critiques California’s proposed regulations for cannabis testing regarding pesticides, heavy metals, and solvents and makes recommendations for amending them.
Lack of pesticides regulation in the cannabis industry
Two common pesticides used on cannabis highlight the inconsistency of current pesticide regulations. Learn why it is paramount to study the health effects of heating pesticides.​
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Vape pens are a trendy and discrete. But, commonly used thinning agents are harmful when heated and inhaled.
Which growing method produces better cannabis—sungrown, indoors, or greenhouse? Here is a breakdown of the pros and cons.
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A neuroscientist critiques the New York Times report on "Spice," an illicit synthetic cannabinoid.
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Misinformation can masquerade as science, especially when it comes to cannabis. Adrian Devitt-Lee highlights gives insight on how to spot faulty research data.
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Long-term marijuana use is not associated with a raft of physical health problems, according to a new study, with one surprising exception: gum disease.
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Companion planting, a method of cultivation where plants are grown together to promote a flourishing ecosystem, offers many benefits for marijuana growers.
Overview of the current landscape of pesticides regulation, pest management, and the need for further research.
Huge interest in the medicinal potential of CBD has catalyzed a rebirth of industrial hemp in the U.S. But is hemp the best source of CBD?

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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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Project CBD talks with Dr. Bonni Goldstein about whole plant cannabis remedies, nonintoxicating cannabinoids, and cancer care for children.
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.

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