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Cannabis has been at the center of one of the most exciting—and underreported—developments in modern science. Research on marijuana’s effects led directly to the discovery of a hitherto unknown biochemical communication system in the human body, the Endocannabiod System, which plays a crucial role in regulating our physiology, mood, and everyday experience.

Dr. Bonni Goldstein discusses using cannabis medicine in her practice for patients with intractable epilepsy, cancer, autism, and mental health conditions.
Greg Gerdeman video interview on the endocannabinoid system
Professor Greg Gerdeman discusses brain science, the neurobiology of stress, and how endocannabinoid science has liberated cannabis from the drug abuse paradigm.
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Dr. Ethan Russo gives a talk at the quarterly Society of Cannabis Clinicians meeting on minor cannabinois and terpenes.
Kevin McKernan discusses sequencing the cannabis genome and its implications for the cannabis industry and “personalized medicine.”
Evidence shows marijuana users are much less likely to develop metabolic syndrome, a significant risk factor for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
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With CBD becoming widely available, scientists are taking a closer look at CBD-drug interactions.
A groundbreaking study has documented the superior therapeutic properties of whole plant CBD-rich cannabis extract as compared to single-molecule CBD.
With the growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there's also been a proliferation of misconceptions about THC's role in healing.
boost endocannabinoid tone with acupuncture, diet & more
There are many ways to influence cannabinoid receptor signaling and enhance endocannabinoid tone—acupuncture, diet, osteopathic adjustments, etc.
Olive oil and endocannabinoid receptors
Olive oil has many health benefits, but only recently have scientists learned that important therapeutic attributes are mediated by the endocannabinoid system.

Cannabis Conversations

Louis Armstrong, the legendary jazz artist and lifelong cannabis smoker, returns to his ancestral homeland
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.

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