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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.

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Clinical Studies with Cannabis and Cannabinoids
Since 1975, at least 110 controlled clinical studies have been published, assessing well over 6,100 patients using cannabis for a wide range of conditions.
Scientific research highlights the crucial role of the endocannabinoid system in protecting against post-traumatic stress disorder.
Raphael Mechoulam on the future of cannabinoid science at ICRS
Dr. Mechoulam speaks on "Planning Research for the Next Half a Century" at the 2012 International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) meeting in Freiburg, Germany.
The Brain, cannabis, and the endocannabinoid system
The discovery of the endocannabinoid system has breathtaking implications for nearly every area of medicine.
CBD may benefit cardiovascular disease
CBD has recently been shown to exert a tissue sparing effect during chronic myocardial ischaemia and reperfusion.
The Massachusetts-based company Medicinal Genomics had sequenced the entire genome of Cannabis sativa L. How will this impact scientific research and public health?
THC has been the focus of cannabis research since 1964, when Raphael Mechoulam isolated and synthesized it. Today, the contributions of CBD and terpenes are being scientifically demonstrated.
This study examines the clinical effects of THC and CBD and presents a rationale for their combination in pharmaceutical preparations.
The misnamed Smart Approaches to Marijuana seeks to justify the continued prohibition of cannabis by misinforming the public about CBD and THC.

Cannabis Conversations

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