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cbd eye drops for ocular pain

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: 1 year 2 weeks ago
synthetic cannabinoids more dangerous than cannabis

A Neuroscientist Critiques New York Times Report on Synthetic "Spice" Cannabinoid

The street popularity of synthetic cannabinoid products such as "Spice" and others have caused problems for users. None of the naturally occurring cannabinoids from the marijuana plant have evolved to be full agonists of the cannabinoid receptors. Dr. Greg Gerdeman weighs in on how synthetic cannabinoid products are a result of cannabis prohibition.
Posted: 1 year 1 month ago
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: 1 year 1 month ago
Mitochondria and cannabinoid receptors

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: 1 year 1 month ago
Nishi Whiteley Cannabinoids & Oxidation

Cannabinoids and Oxidation

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: 1 year 1 month ago
medical marijuana patient survey for age related pain

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 with few negative side effects. The study also found that a significant decrease in opiate usage among elderly patients while taking medical cannabis.
Posted: 1 year 2 months 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: 1 year 3 months 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: 1 year 3 months 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: 1 year 3 months 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: 1 year 4 months ago