Hemp Science

  • Cannabis & Binge Drinking
    What impact does cannabis legalization have on other substance use by college students? A recent study out of Oregon State University (OSU) aimed to find out.
  • Cannabinoids for Cannabis Use Disorder?
    The research is in. Scientists have discovered a cure for cannabis addiction — and it turns out to be cannabis! Adrian Devitt-Lee explores how a new JAMA study illustrates a larger problem in the scientific community: Hypothesizing After the Results are Known.
  • Desperately Seeking Harm: The FDA on CBD
    Is there a doctor in the house? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ailing and needs some serious attention. The FDA has got a bad case of CBD – as in Chronic Bureaucratic Dysfunction. This affliction has been evident for some time, but the symptoms are getting worse.
  • Endocannabinology with Dr. Rachel Knox
    How does cannabis play a role in our overall health? Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about “endocannabinology,” THC/CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition.
  • Cannabis in Palliative Care
    End-of-life care is one of the less frequently discussed uses of medical cannabis. Palliative care, however, is perhaps the area of medicine that would most benefit from its clinical use.
  • Cannabis: A Medicinal Treasure Trove
    Cannabis is like a drugstore in one preparation. Dr. Russo fills us in on the latest advances in cannabinoid medicine - acid cannabinoids, cannabigerol, and the global CBD phenomenon.
  • Did Cannabis Kill This Baby?
    Coroners in Illinois have attributed the death of an infant to the mother’s cannabis use. Given that cannabis use have never been shown to cause a lethal overdose the bar should be quite high for claiming that cannabis was the cause of death. And while their claim is sensational, the details to back it up are sparse.
  • Toxic FDA-Approved Food Additives
    The FDA recently reiterated its official disapproval of any nonpharmaceutical use of CBD. But their precautionary overreach contrasts sharply with its lax policy towards many common, and problematic, food additives.
  • Cannabis & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    What would you do if you were faced with the incurable symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? One woman’s journey led her to a life-changing experience with cannabis.
  • CBD to the Rescue
    Life-threatening side effects from pharmaceuticals led one man to try cannabis. In this testimonial, he shares how cannabis helped him overcome refractory lockjaw and severe nerve pain.
  • Slow Progress for Medical Cannabis in the UK
    November 1, 2018, was a day for celebration. With one stroke, the British government finally cast aside years of outdated dogma, moving ‘Cannabis Based Medicinal Products’ from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2. Unfortunately, a year has passed and only a handful of patients have actually been prescribed cannabis.
  • Sex & Cannabis
    From suppositories and lubes to massage oils and vape pens, there’s no shortage of cannabis products on the market that supposedly increase libido. But what do we actually know about the relationship between cannabis and sex?
  • Predicting Preterm Labor by Measuring Endocannabinoids
    The endocannabinoid system is increasingly recognized for its involvement in uterine function. Scientists have recently shown that anandamide levels could be a novel and non-invasive way to predict preterm labor.
  • Cannabis Instead of Polypharmacy?
    Polypharmacy - the use of five or more medications on a daily basis - is a modern-day health crisis. Could cannabis be the safer alternative prescribers and patients are looking for?
  • It's Never Too Late to Start Using Medical Cannabis
    Cannabis geriatrics and age-related pathologies were major topics at this year’s International Association of Cannabinoid Medicines. Seniors are currently the fastest-growing demographic of cannabis users worldwide, but is cannabis safe for the elderly? What might be the benefits?
  • Project CBD Releases Special Report on Synthetic Cannabinoids & Vaping-Related Lung Injuries
    The jury is out on the culprit(s) behind the recent outbreak of vaping related lung injury. In this special report, Project CBD’s Chief Science writer, Adrian Devitt-Lee, suggests that synthetic cannabinoids could be partially responsible.
  • Cannabis Therapy for Seizures in Animals
    The use of cannabis as medicine for animals has been getting a lot attention in the medical, scientific, and pet owning communities. One of the potential uses showing the most promise is in the treatment of seizures. Does it work as well for pets as it does for people?
  • CBD Does Not Go Better with Coke
    Late last year, Bloomberg reported that Coca-Cola was in serious talks to develop a CBD-infused beverage. High sugar diets, like those that include drinking a lot of sugary beverages, have been linked to a host of health issues. Does it really make sense to add CBD to the mix?
  • Using Cannabis to Treat Cancer
    How close are we to an approved cannabis therapy for cancer? Medical cannabis science pioneer Dr. Manuel Guzman discusses the successes and challenges towards acceptance in the medical community.
  • Resources on Vaping-Related Lung Injury
    VAPING-RELATED LUNG INJURIES