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The Essential Guide to CBD

A user-friendly primer on CBD from the Editors of Reader’s Digest and Project CBD

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Project CBD has teamed up with the editors of Reader’s Digest to publish a reliable, accessible, easy-to-understand guide to all things CBD. Drawing from peer-reviewed research and medical studies, as well as interviews with neuroscientists and doctors, this book debunks common myths and rebuffs pseudoscience. Divided into three sections, it explains the basics of what CBD is and how CBD works, how it can be helpful for more than 30 health conditions, and how to pick the type of product that will work best for your needs. Complete with recipes and first-person accounts from people who have used CBD, The Essential Guide to CBD (256 pages) tells you what you need to know about the all-natural treatment that’s sweeping the nation.


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Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana—Medical, Recreational and Scientific

By Project CBD Director, Martin A. Lee

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The bestselling author of Acid Dreams tells the great American cannabis story—a panoramic, character-driven saga that examines the medical, recreational, scientific, and economic dimensions of the world’s most controversial plant. Martin A. Lee traces the dramatic social history of marijuana from its origins to its emergence in the 1960s as a defining force in a culture war that has never ceased. Lee describes how the illicit marijuana subculture overcame government opposition and morphed into a dynamic, multibillion-dollar industry. Lee, an award-winning investigative journalist, draws attention to underreported scientific breakthroughs that are reshaping the therapeutic landscape. By mining the plant’s rich pharmacopoeia, medical researchers have developed promising treatments for cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, chronic pain, and many other conditions that are beyond the reach of conventional cures. Winner of the American Botanical Council’s James A. Duke Award for Excellence in Botanical Literature.


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Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: The CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond

By Martin A. Lee & Bruce Shlain

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Acid Dreams is a complete social history of the psychedelic counter-culture that burst into full view in the Sixties. With new information obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, the authors reveal how the CIA became obsessed with LSD during the Cold War, fearing the Soviets had designs on it as well. What follows is one of the more bizarre episodes in the covert history of U.S. intelligence as the search for a “truth drug” began to resemble a James Bond scenario in which agents spied on drug-addicted prostitutes through two-way mirrors and countless unwitting citizens received acid with sometimes tragic results. In Acid Dreams, Lee and Bruce Shalin have written the history of a time still only dimly understood. The events they recount and the facts they uncover supply an important missing piece of the puzzle of a crucial decade in our recent past.

 

Cannabis Conversations

Louis Armstrong, the legendary jazz artist and lifelong cannabis smoker, returns to his ancestral homeland
Project CBD talks with Dr. Bonni Goldstein about whole plant cannabis remedies, nonintoxicating cannabinoids, and cancer care for children.
Expert cannabis botanist and geneticist Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about breeding cannabis, THC & CBD content, and how to interpret lab data.

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