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Is CBD Toxic to the Liver?

And did cannabidiol really kill four-and-a-half mice?
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Do Cannabis Suppositories Work?

The low-down on what’s up with rectal and vaginal delivery.
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Pancreatitis in Cannabis Users

People with pancreatitis who had cannabinoids in their bloodstream were 3-4x less likely to die in the hospital
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CB1 & Mammalian Memory

How do cannabinoids affect memory and learning? It seems like a simple question, but the kind of memory, the species, the animals’ age and sex all affect the answer.
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Legalization Is a Misnomer

Without dedicated attention to those most harmed by police enforcement of drug laws, their situation might not improve with legalization.
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When CBD Isn't Enough to Treat Epilepsy

Adult epileptics turn to THC when CBD falls short.
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What Causes Seizures?

In this excerpt from "Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Brain-Mind Odyssey" neuroscientist David E. Presti discusses runaway excitation and its role in epilepsy.
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CBD & THC Synergize in Epilepsy

Cannabinoids, particularly CBD, have taken the limelight with their dramatic life-saving effects in some cases of intractable epilepsy.
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Seizures on Synthetic Cannabinoids

Synthetic cannabinoid binds with high potency to the CB1 receptor — about 10-20x higher than THC.
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Cannabis for Fibromyalgia

An Israeli observational study of 367 people using cannabis for fibromyalgia shows promising results.

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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