Legalization has led to lower rates of cannabis use among teens, while middle-aged and elderly adults are adopting extracts for the aches of aging. Scientists led by Julie Bobitt at the University of Illinois have surveyed older adults in Colorado, trying to understand why seniors use cannabis and... Read more

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High doses of THC are hallucinogenic, and microdosing LSD is a lot like CBD. These mighty molecules can relieve human suffering and they act through the endocannabinoid system.
CBD and LSD bind to the same serotonin receptor, which mediates psychedelic altered states. But cannabidiol has anti-psychotic properties and doesn't cause hallucinations.
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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.
High dose? Low dose? CBD? THC? Optimizing the therapeutic use of cannabis can take some experimentation.
In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Project CBD director Martin A. Lee interviews Kelly Dunn & Josh Sarvis, British Columba cannabis farmers, about sustainable and regenerative growing practices.

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Cannabidiol—CBD—is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned."
Project CBD has created a beginner’s guide for cannabidiol & cannabis therapeutics to address key questions of CBD users.
Medical cannabis research shows that CBD may be therapeutic for many conditions.
With the growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there's also been a proliferation of misconceptions. Find questions and responses to common misinformation.
Project CBD science advisor Jahan Marcu, PhD, reports on the hidden dangers of propylene glycol and vape pens that smolder.

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