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Is Cannabis Addictive?

Cannabis doesn’t make a person into an addict any more than food causes someone to become a compulsive eater.
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Olive Oil, Cancer & the CB-1 Receptor

Olive oil has many health benefits, but only recently have scientists learned that important therapeutic attributes are mediated by the endocannabinoid system.
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Does Marijuana Lower Your IQ?

It’s become a mass media truism: Cannabis lowers the IQ of young adults. A Washington Post blogger debunks the latest version of reefer madness-lite.

FDA Approves IND Studies of CBD

In response to urgent need expressed by parents of children with intractable epilepsy, the FDA is allowing new studies of purified CBD.
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The CBD-Only Stampede

Prohibitionists insist cannabis must remain illegal to protect the children. How ironic that thousands of families are seeking marijuana oil to protect their kids from deadly diseases.
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CBD, PPARs & Gene Expression

CBD reduces brain cancer and breast cancer cell proliferation and metastasis by inhibiting the expression of the ID-1 gene.
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CBD: The Marijuana Miracle

Why a single compound in cannabis may revolutionize modern medicine: The discovery of pot's astonishing medical potential is the most compelling new reason for legalizing the plant.

FDA Approves CBD-THC Drug Epidiolex

Epidiolex has been granted “Orphan Drug” status by the Food and Drug Administration, setting the stage for Phase 2 clinical trials later this year.

What Are Terpenes?

Learn about the aromatic compounds that give cannabis its distinct smell and make each strain unique.

Dr. Gupta’s Traveling Medicine Show

Gupta apologize for his role in having “systematically misled” the American people about marijuana.

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