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CBD and gene expression

CBD, PPARs & Gene Expression

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.
Posted: March 4, 2014
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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.
Posted: March 4, 2014

FDA Approves CBD-THC Drug Epidiolex

GW Pharmaceuticals’ CBD plant extract Epidiolex has been granted “Orphan Drug” status by the Food and Drug Administration, setting the stage for Phase 2 clinical trials later this year.
Posted: March 3, 2014

What Are Terpenes?

All about the aromatic compounds that give cannabis its unique smell and make each strain unique.
Posted: March 1, 2014

Dr. Gupta’s Traveling Medicine Show

On August 11 Gupta narrated a “Special Report” on CNN that provided dramatic examples of Cannabis' beneficial effects. In the days before it aired he made media appearances to apologize for his role in having “systematically misled” the American people about marijuana.
Posted: February 28, 2014

The Buzz on Booze & the Endocannabinoid System

Scientists have only recently begun to investigate and understand the critical role that the endocannabinoid system plays in alcohol addiction and various mood disorders. Alcohol dependence is linked to down-regulation of endocannabinoids and CB1 brain receptors.
Posted: February 27, 2014
Clinical Studies with Cannabis and Cannabinoids

Clinical Studies with Cannabis and Cannabinoids, 2005-2009

A growing number of clinical studies indicate that cannabis or single cannabinoids may have medicinal value for certain diseases. Between 1975 and the present, at least 110 controlled clinical studies have been published, assessing well over 6,100 patients suffering from a wide range of conditions.
Posted: February 26, 2014

Treating PTSD with CBD

Scientific research highlights the crucial role of the endocannabinoid system in protecting against post-traumatic stress disorder.
Posted: February 25, 2014
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CBD vs. Nicotine

Posted: February 24, 2014

Childhood Epilepsy & CBD: Dr. Bonnie Goldstein

Bonni Goldstein, MD, spoke to 120 serious, devoted, desperate, courageous parents in Milpitas, CA, on the subject of CBD and Pediatric Epilepsy. “There’s a lot on the internet that’s opinion,” she said, “I’m here to give you the facts.”
Posted: February 24, 2014