New scientific data shows that CBD interacts directly with the CB1 cannabinoid receptor in ways that are therapeutically relevant while modulating the psychoactive effects of THC. CBD lowers the ceiling on the ability of THC and endogenous cannabinoids to stimulate CB1. Cannabidiol is a profound mood-altering substance, even if it may not have a “high”.
Companion planting is a method of cultivation where plants are grown together to promote a dynamic, flourishing ecosystem. Some cannabis cultivators have begun adopting these practices, resulting in multiple benefits.
Some good news for admirers of the first CBD-rich cultivars discovered in California: The breeder of the infamous Jamaican Lion strain is releasing a new seed line.
Huge interest in the medicinal potential of CBD has catalyzed a rebirth of industrial hemp in the U.S. But is hemp the best source of CBD?
Kevin McKernan on sequencing the cannabis genome and its implications for the cannabis industry and “personalized medicine.”
O’Shaughnessy’s (Winter 2015/16)—the journal that was instrumental in launching Project CBD six years ago—is now available.
Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry Harvard Medical School, urges an investigation of medical cannabis for players in the NFL.
An important study from the Journal of Neuroscience shows that marijuana use does not cause structural brain changes.
New evidence marijuana users are much less likely to develop metabolic syndrome, a significant risk factor for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
Several Cannabis-related bills have been introduced by the U.S. Congress in the current 114th Session. Three of these relate specifically to CBD.
Cannabidiol is a safe, non-intoxicating, and non-addictive cannabis compound with significant therapeutic attributes, but CBD-drug interactions may be problematic in some cases.
“Cannabis Abuse” is one of many conditions defined by the DSM under “Substance Use Disorder.” So how do doctors distinguish a Substance Use Disorder from medical use of a drug?
When solar energy pioneer John Schaeffer sold the first photovoltaic panel to a U.S. retail customer in Mendocino County in 1978, he didn’t realize that he had struck a decisive blow against the war on drugs.
Chronic marijuana use by young teens was not linked with mental or physical disorders more than two decades later, a new study found.
Earth to NIDA: CBD provides well documented medical benefits. That is a fact. Not a “potential promise.”
A documentary film tells the story of the “father of cannabinoid medicine,” from his early days as a child of the Holocaust through his career as chief investigator into the world’s most misunderstood plant.
Project CBD science advisor Jahan Marcu, PhD, reports on the hidden dangers of propylene glycol and vape pens that smolder.