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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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Marijuana use in teens does not cause later health issues
Chronic marijuana use by young teens was not linked with mental or physical disorders more than two decades later, a new study found.
vape pen safety
Jahan Marcu, PhD, reports on the hidden dangers of propylene glycol and vape pens that smolder.
cannabis vape pen safety
There are many brands, but the key factor is what’s inside. How potent is the cannabis oil? How pure? What, if anything, is the oil cut with?
A young white woman wearing and orange t-shirt, sunglasses, and a floral-printed headband smokes a joint in front of an aqua background.
Cannabis doesn’t make a person into an addict any more than food causes someone to become a compulsive eater.
Steve Jobs marijuana
It’s become a mass media truism: Cannabis lowers the IQ of young adults. A Washington Post blogger debunks the latest version of reefer madness-lite.
Cannabis and teens
Teens who consumes alcohol are likely to have reduced brain tissue health, but teens who use marijuana are not.
Marijuana doesn't cause lung cancer
Professor Donald Tashkin reveals that cannabis smoke doesn't cause lung cancer and may prevent respiratory tissue cells from becoming malignant.
Cannabis may shrink tumor growth
Mounting evidence shows cannabinoids slow cancer growth, inhibit formation of new blood cells that feed a tumor, and help manage pain, fatigue, nausea, and other side effects.
How accurate is potency testing? California NORML and Project CBD conducted a "Ring Test" in which identical samples were sent to ten lab testing facilities in order to compare results.

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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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