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CBD & Brain Tumors

A study from the University of Alabama’s CBD program looked at the use of CBD for seizures in patients with brain tumors.
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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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