Articles posted in Vitamins


  • Cannabidiol and Epilepsy Meta-Analysis

    How often have we heard, “More research is needed,” from those who would prefer to see no change in policies that should be informed by science? From climate denial to cannabis prohibition, the demand for absolute scientific certainty is a call for inaction.
    It begs the question: When is there “enough” research?
    How about not enough to eliminate all uncertainties, but enough to recommend medical treatment or change policy? …

  • Project CBD Releases Educational Primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions

    New: This report is now available in Spanish and Japanese translations! See bottom of this article for downloads.
    Project CBD, a California-based educational non-profit, has published an in-depth primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions for health professionals, patients, and public policy-makers. The 33-page report, summarized below, is available for free download at the bottom of the page. …

  • CBD & Cannabis Dosage Guide

    It can be relatively easy to experience medical benefits from cannabis. A puff or two of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-rich flower can do the trick for a lot of people.
    Smoking marijuana, however, is not the be-all and end-all of cannabis therapeutics. There are many ways to experience the medical benefits of cannabis, and some of them are even non-intoxicating. …

  • CBD User’s Guide

    Many health professionals have little to no experience with cannabis therapeutics and are not able to guide people on this subject. So Project CBD has created a beginner’s guide to cannabidiol & cannabis therapeutics to address key questions of CBD users.

  • CBD & the Psychedelic Receptor

    In a shorthand that drives scientists mad, serotonin is often called ‘the neurotransmitter of happiness.’ This tag is especially troublesome as more and more flaws become apparent in the ‘serotonin hypothesis’ of depression – the idea that depression is caused by a serotonin deficit, which a pill (a serotonin reuptake inhibitor) could correct.1  Serotonin is a complex molecule in the brain and the periphery with a vast and intricate receptor system classified into seven ma …

  • Growing Pains: Can Sustainable Farmers Survive Legalization?

    The California counties of Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity, which comprise the Emerald Triangle, emerged as the epicenter of domestic cannabis cultivation in the late 1970s and early ‘80s. After the Golden State legalized medical marijuana in 1996, the nascent cannabis industry spread throughout much of Northern California’s remote regions and into the Central Valley. But today anxiety is high in weed country, which desperately needs the industry to survive. …

  • Claws and Effect: Cannabis Medicine for Pets

    All beings with a backbone have an endocannabinoid system. Is cannabis medicine a good option for the health of your dog or cat?

  • Data Distortion: Use & Abuse of Cannabis Science

    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.

  • Is CBD Really Non-Psychoactive?

    New scientific data shows that CBD interacts directly with the CB1 cannabinoid receptor in ways that are therapeutically relevant while modulating the psychoactive effects of THC. CBD lowers the ceiling on the ability of THC and endogenous cannabinoids to stimulate CB1. Cannabidiol is a profound mood-altering substance, even if it may not have a “high”.

  • Marijuana Not Monoculture!

    Companion planting is a method of cultivation where plants are grown together to promote a dynamic, flourishing ecosystem. Some cannabis cultivators have begun adopting these practices, resulting in multiple benefits.

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