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Alice on the momentous court case that launched the medical marijuana movement

Alice O’Leary Randall: The Court Case that Launched the Medical Cannabis Movement

Cannabis Conversation with medical cannabis pioneer Alice O’Leary Randall on the momentous court case that launched the medical marijuana movement.
Posted: 9 months 2 weeks ago
data distortions in cannabis research

Data Distortion

Misinformation can masquerade as science, especially when it comes to cannabis. Adrian Devitt-Lee highlights how analysis can be skewed for a variety of factors and gives insight on how to spot faulty research data.
Posted: 10 months 1 week ago
why does the plant produce cannabinoids

Ask Project CBD: Cannabinoid Production

We answer a question from a reader about the evolutionary reason that Cannabis produces its cannabinoid compounds.
Posted: 10 months 1 week ago
Kratom, cannabis and opiates

Is Kratom the CBD of Opioids?

Kratom is an unique medicinal herb with pain relieving properties that function as an opiate substitute. So why is the FDA and the DEA trying to block people's access to it by making it a Schedule 1 drug?
Posted: 10 months 3 weeks ago
Ethan Russo Cannabis pesticides and safety issues

Current Therapeutic Cannabis Controversies and Clinical Trial Design Issues

A review article by Dr. Ethan Russo on current cannabis controversies, including new data on pesticide contamination in the legal cannabis market in Washington State.
Posted: 11 months 4 days ago
spices that interact with the endocannabinoid system

I’m Just Mad About Saffron

The health benefits of many common kitchen spices are mediated by the same cannabinoid receptors in the brain and body that cannabis activates.
Posted: 11 months 2 weeks ago
Bob Dylan Beatles Marijuana

When Bob Dylan Turned the Beatles On To Marijuana

On August 28th, 1964, Bob Dylan introduced the Beatles to cannabis for their first time. And the rest is more than just rock 'n' roll history.
Posted: 11 months 3 weeks ago
Ethan Russo Endocannabinoid deficiency

Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Reconsidered

Dr. Ethan Russo examines recent science on migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel and other treatment-resistant syndromes that may respond to cannabinoid therapies.
Posted: 1 year 2 weeks ago
Dustin Sulak medical cannabis can help the opioid crisis

America’s Opiate Crisis: How Medical Cannabis Can Help

Dr. Dustin Sulak on a neglected treatment option for opioid addiction: medical marijuana.
Posted: 1 year 3 weeks ago
Why pharmaceutical companies opposed marijuana legalization

One Striking Chart Shows Why Pharma Companies are Fighting Legal Marijuana

A recent study finds that painkiller abuse and overdose are lower in states with medical marijuana laws on the books.
Posted: 1 year 4 weeks ago