The Endocannabanoid System

From Projectcbd.org: Cannabis has been at the center of one of the most exciting—and underreported—developments in modern science. Research on marijuana’s effects led directly to the discovery of a hitherto unknown biochemical communication system in the human body, the Endocannabinoid System, which plays a crucial role in regulating our physiology, mood, and everyday experience. The discovery…

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How CBD Works

From ProjectCBD.org: Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive component of the cannabis plant, has generated significant interest among scientists and physicians in recent years—but how CBD exerts its therapeutic impact on a molecular level is still being sorted out. Cannabidiol is a pleiotropic drug in that it produces many effects through multiple molecular pathways. The scientific literature has identified…

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NO BRAINER: CBD AND THC FOR HEAD INJURIES

The benefits of CBD-rich cannabis concentrates for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) are well-known among football players and other pro athletes. But the U.S. government still maintains that cannabis is a dangerous drug with no medical value. BY MARTIN A. LEE ON MAY 02, 2018 Highlights: According to a U.S. government-held patent pertaining to “cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants,” CBD and THC can limit…

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CBD: MY MIRACLE MEDICINE

CBD: MY MIRACLE MEDICINE The story of one woman’s struggle against a rare, devastating illness made worse by cannabis prohibition BY LAURA LUCAS ON JULY 12, 2018 I was born with a rare, degenerative hereditary motor and sensor neuropathy called Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT), a disorder of the peripheral nervous system characterized by a progressive loss of muscle tissue…

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