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Migraine Headaches [BOOK EXCERPT]

Dr. Bonni Goldstein highlights current research about the applications for cannabinoid medicine for severe headaches and shares a patient testimony of a mother who found relief from her migraines using THC dominant cannabis.
Posted: January 17, 2017
Marijuana doctors

Society of Cannabis Clinicians Critiques AMA Guidelines

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians calls on the AMA for more sensible policies towards cannabis, including research collaboration with doctors and medical cannabis dispensaries, as well as removing the stigma of cannabis as a substance of abuse.
Posted: January 17, 2017
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CBD Eye Drops

Cannabis has been well known to treat eye pressure associated with glaucoma. Now recent research indicates that direct topical application of cannabidiol (CBD) may be beneficial for neuropathic ocular pain.
Posted: January 2, 2017
milk thistle, liver, and the endocannabinoid system

Weed Power: Milk Thistle, Liver Disease & the Endocannabinoid System

Both milk thistle and cannabis convey therapeutic benefits that are mediated by the endocannabinoid system.
Posted: January 2, 2017
A clear plastic baggie labeled 'spice' in black sharpie filled with dried herbs sits on a faux-wood background.

Understanding Synthetic Cannabinoids

A neuroscientist critiques the New York Times report on ‘Spice’
Posted: December 20, 2016
DEA, CBD, Schedule 1

The DEA Bursts the CBD Bubble

In December of 2016, the DEA announced that it is implementing new rules that may portend a crackdown on CBD oil products. Misinformation claiming cannabidiol was legal was promoted by numerous online businesses. Educate yourself about the situation and what you can do.
Posted: December 15, 2016
Mitochondria

Mitochondria Mysteries

Scientific data indicates that CBD & THC can affect mitochondria, the energy adaptors that power every multicellular organism. How do cannabinoids influence cellular function?
Posted: December 7, 2016

Cannabinoids and Oxidation [BOOK EXCERPT]

In the same way that paint protects metal from rusting or lemon juice protects apples from turning brown, cannabinoids protect our cells from oxidation.
Posted: November 22, 2016
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Patient Survey: Cannabis in the Treatment of Age-Related Pain

A patient survey collaboration between Care by Design and Project CBD demonstrated that cannabis appears to be an effective pain management tool.
Posted: November 3, 2016
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Ask Project CBD: Cannabinoid Production

We answer a question from a reader about the evolutionary reason that Cannabis produces its cannabinoid compounds.
Posted: October 9, 2016