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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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Scientists at the University of Indiana have recently described the role of cannabinoids in healing wounds on the cornea
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Mexican and Texan scientists describe the modern approach to pain treatment and propose a future role of cannabinoids, GPR18, and GPR55 in preventing pain
Lipids
It has been known for some time that CBD acutely increases endogenous cannabinoid levels.
Cancer cell and DNA
A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect.
Project CBD speaks with neuroscientist Greg Gerdeman on the endocannabinoid system and the biology of wellness
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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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Finding an optimal dose is even more difficult for people with liver or kidney diseases, as these are the major organs that clear chemicals from the blood.
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A new study from researchers at Yale University suggests that an antipsychotic called haloperidol decreases the psychoactive effects of THC.

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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