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.
The owners of Medical Marijuana Inc. acquired it through fraud, former board members say in a state court suit: William Martin and David Tobias say the Hemp Deposit and Distribution Corp. and its president and founder, Michael Llamas, lied to them to acquire a controlling interest in MJNA.
A groundbreaking study has documented the superior therapeutic properties of whole plant CBD-rich cannabis extract as compared to single-molecule CBD.
Numerous commercial start-ups have jumped on the CBD bandwagon. But along with a growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there has been a proliferation of misconceptions.
By defining cannabinoids as drugs that work at the CB1 and CB2 receptors (the canonical cannabinoid receptors concentrated in the central and peripheral nervous system), researchers may be overlooking beneficial compounds in cannabis that work by other mechanisms.
While mushrooms might be the most familiar part of a fungus, most of their bodies are made up of a mass of thin threads, known as a mycelium. We now know that these threads act as a kind of underground internet, linking the roots of different plants.
How did it happen that a medical marijuana ballot initiative supported by almost 90% of Florida voters in the spring was defeated in November? Let us count the ways. "Our state is not providing the structure and safe access that we need to help our children. It is very frustrating."
It’s widely known that olive oil has many health benefits, but only recently have scientists learned that important therapeutic attributes of olive oil are mediated by the endocannabinoid system.
In early 2014, Project CBD assigned a writer to investigate and report on Medical Marijuana Inc., a penny stock umbrella company that markets “hemp oil” products infused with cannabidiol (CBD), a medicinal component of the cannabis plant.
There is growing interest among medical scientists in the gene-regulating properties of cannabidiol (CBD), the non-psychoactive plant cannabinoid. CBD reduces brain cancer and breast cancer cell proliferation and metastasis by inhibiting the expression of the ID-1 gene.