Category : Project CBD

by LeafAlert - 1 week ago

Cannabis: Gateway to Herbal Medicine

The human endocannabinoid system (ECS) is so named because it responds to cannabis compounds. But cannabis is not its only regulator – there are a plethora of molecules derived from plants or even single-cellular organisms that interact with the ECS....

by LeafAlert - 2 weeks ago

Cannabis and the Immune System: A Complex Balancing Act

Cannabis sativa has been consumed for health and nutritional purposes for thousands of years. Many ancient civilizations – from the Chinese to the Greeks – included cannabis in their pharmacopoeia. Back then, no one questioned how or why cannabis rel...

by LeafAlert - 3 weeks ago

CBD & Cannabis for Pets in Pain

The state of veterinary medicine has advanced significantly in recent years and thanks to the availability of more effective medicine, many pets are living longer than they would have years ago. With age however, comes the onset of problems such as a...

by LeafAlert - 3 weeks ago

The Endocannabinoid System and the Biology of Wellness

[embedded content] Transcript Project CBD: I’m Martin Lee with Project CBD. Welcome to another edition of Cannabis Conversations. Today, we’re going to be speaking with Greg Gerdeman, neuroscientist, former professor, and currently chief science offi...

by LeafAlert - 1 month ago

Pregnancy Complications: Can Cannabis Harm Your Fetus?

Project CBD submitted this public comment, composed by Adrian Devitt-Lee, to California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), which administers the Proposition 65 Program. Approved as a 1986 ballot measure, Proposition 65 requir...

by LeafAlert - 1 month ago

Pregnancy Complications: Can Cannabis Harm a Fetus?

Project CBD submitted this public comment, composed by Adrian Devitt-Lee, to California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), which administers the Proposition 65 Program. Approved as a 1986 ballot measure, Proposition 65 requir...

by LeafAlert - 1 month ago

Psychedelics & Cannabis Therapeutics

Although it may not be obvious during these Trump-rattled times, we’re in the midst of a psychedelic revival. There is more interest than ever before in experimenting with LSD, magic mushrooms, ayahuasca, ketamine, and other psychedelic drugs. This r...

by LeafAlert - 1 month ago

BUG OFF! A True Story About CBD & MRSA

As you gaze upon these words, dear reader, a horde of alien marauders are ransacking all corners of the globe, chewing through the latest pharmaceutical defenses and leaving behind a gruesome trail of dead and weakened victims. According to a recent...

by LeafAlert - 1 month ago

The Future of High-CBD Hemp

These days it feels like CBD is everywhere. But if you’re looking for whole-plant, terpene-rich, high-CBD products – the kind that tends to be the most effective and that Project CBD recommends – these may be hard to find. That’s because high-resin c...

by LeafAlert - 2 months ago

Healthy Soil, Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain

[embedded content] In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Project CBD director Martin A. Lee interviews Kelly Dunn & Josh Sarvis, British Columba cannabis farmers, about sustainable and regenerative growing practices. Transcript Project CBD:...

by LeafAlert - 2 months ago

THC versus Breast Cancer

It’s no secret that many cancer patients are using cannabis to help manage pain, fatigue, nausea, and other side effects of chemotherapy. Less well known is the fact that extensive preclinical research shows that plant cannabinoids — most notably, te...

by LeafAlert - 2 months ago

The Legal Status of Cannabis for Animals

In recent years, the use of cannabis in veterinary medicine has gone from obscure concept to a mainstream issue.  This explosion of interest in the use of cannabis and CBD for animals has led to the development of a multi-million dollar industry crea...

by LeafAlert - 2 months ago

Channeling Anslinger: Cracks in a Crackpot Book About Pot

Alex Berenson, a science fiction author and former New York Times reporter, has written a book that would make Harry Anslinger blush. Anslinger, of course, was the longtime Federal Bureau of Narcotics director who waged a salacious, racially-charged...

by LeafAlert - 3 months ago

Cannabis Awakening: A Matter of Life or Death

[embedded content] In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, former municipal court judge Doug Bench discusses his transformation from ardent prohibitionist to medical cannabis advocate. Transcript Project CBD: Hi, I’m Martin Lee with Project CBD a...

by LeafAlert - 4 months ago

Quick Hits

Some recent highlights and curiosities from the amazing world of cannabis science and therapeutics: In his first article of the new year, Raphael Mechoulam and other Israeli scientists look at the “real life experiences of medical cannabis treatment...