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The War on Cannabis "Reefer Madness"

The Origins of Reefer Madness [Book Excerpt]

On August 11, 1930, Harry Jacob Anslinger became the director of the newly formed Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN) in Washington, D.C. The Voldemort of vipers, he would run the FBN with an iron fist through six presidential administrations spanning more than three decades.
Posted: October 15, 2017
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 Conversations with medical cannabis pioneer Alice O’Leary Randall on the momentous court case that launched the medical marijuana movement.
Posted: October 2, 2017
patient testimony on using cannabis for epilepsy

Vicki & Aubrie Hill and Intractable Epilepsy

The story of Aubrie Hill and her mom who moved to California to get reliable access to cannabis oil to treat her intractable epilepsy — with positive results.
Posted: September 14, 2017
Project CBD's statement to the FDA on cannabidiol

Statement on Cannabidiol for the FDA

Project CBD responds to the Food and Drug Administration's call for statements on the use of CBD.
Posted: September 13, 2017
Cannabis pharmacology paper by Russo & Marcu

Cannabis Pharmacology: The Usual Suspects and a Few Promising Leads

Dr. Ethan Russo and Jahan Marcu PhD give an extensive summary of cannabis terpenes, minor cannabinoids, and flavonoids.
Posted: September 12, 2017
is using cannabis during pregnancy safe?

Cannabis Use During Pregnancy: Is it Safe?

Dr. Stacey Kerr discusses the controversial topic of cannabis use during pregnancy and gives highlights from her clinical experience with expecting mothers.
Posted: August 29, 2017
marijuana for anxiety tension

Marijuana for “Anxiety-Tension”

How the plant's biphasic qualities allows users to equilibrate the nervous system.
Posted: August 26, 2017
patient testimony: CBD to wean off opiates for fibromyalgia

CBD for Fibromyalgia and Opioid Withdrawal

A patient testimonial from a 72-year-old Oregon resident who has been weaning herself off opioids with the help of CBD-rich cannabis.
Posted: August 1, 2017
Dr. Paula Dall’Stella at ICRS conference in Montreal, June 2017

ICRS 2017: Report from Montreal

New findings highlight CBD’s therapeutic potential for cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure, and other disorders.
Posted: July 24, 2017
How cannabinoid therpay may help Parkinson's disease

CBD and Parkinson’s Disease

The endocannabinoid system and digestive imbalance play major roles in Parkinson's disease. Research on CBD, THC, and THCV has demonstrated that cannabis medicine may help to manage PD symptoms.
Posted: July 12, 2017