Hemp Science

  • 5 CBD Secrets June 11, 2019 7:14 pm
    Cannabidiol and CBD oil seem to be everywhere these days, despite the confusing legal status of this prolific compound. But how much do we actually know about CBD?
    zoe
  • Tell the FDA What's on Your Mind June 5, 2019 8:31 pm
    The FDA is asking for input on how to regulate CBD and cannabis. Project CBD gave oral comments at last week’s public hearing, and we plan on submitting written comments and supporting documents to their public docket. You should, too.
    zoe
  • The FDA and Cannabis Regulation June 5, 2019 8:27 pm
    “My name is Zoe Sigman, and I’m the Program Director at Project CBD, an educational nonprofit focused on cannabis science & medicine. Ten years ago, we introduced CBD to the medical cannabis community in California. It spread like wildfire and has become the hugely popular phenomenon that it is today.
    zoe
  • Five Fallacies About Hemp May 22, 2019 5:55 pm
    It’s been six months since Congress passed the Farm Bill legalizing hemp for cultivation. It’s high time that we rectify some common myths about this plant.
    zoe
  • Cannabis: Gateway to Herbal Medicine May 15, 2019 5:00 pm
    The human endocannabinoid system (ECS) is so named because it responds to cannabis compounds.
    zoe
  • 10 Tips for Buying CBD Oil July 31, 2018 5:59 pm
    In June 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave its blessing to “Epidiolex,” a purfied CBD pharmaceutical, for treating severe pediatric epilepsy. Six months later, Congress passed the Farm Bill, which legalized the cultivation of industrial hemp for many uses, including the production of biomass for CBD oil extraction.
    daphnechurch
  • Trade In Your Ibuprofen for Cannabis August 16, 2018 1:40 am
    Pain from inflammation can and will likely affect all adults at some point in their lives, and for some, become chronic conditions that interfere with a normal quality of life.
    daphnechurch
  • The Future of High-CBD Hemp March 27, 2019 1:24 am
    These days it feels like CBD is everywhere. But if you’re looking for whole-plant,
    daphnechurch
  • Cannabis and the Immune System: A Complex Balancing Act May 8, 2019 7:47 pm
    A new wave of research points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive, immunomodulating effect, rather than just suppressing immune activity.
    zoe
  • CBD & Cannabis for Pets in Pain May 1, 2019 11:07 pm
    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 arthritis and other forms of pain and inflammation. Conventional pharmaceuticals commonly used to treat pain sometimes have a negative impact on the immune system, GI tract, liver, and kidneys. Additionally, they don’t always work as well as we would like them to – for humans as well as our pets.1
    daphnechurch
  • The Endocannabinoid System and the Biology of Wellness May 1, 2019 4:45 pm
    In this edition of Cannabis Conversations, Martin A. Lee speaks with Greg Gerdeman, neuroscientist, former professor, and chief science officer with 3 Boys Farms on the endocannabinoid system and the biology of wellness.
    daphnechurch
  • Pregnancy Complications: Can Cannabis Harm Your Fetus? April 24, 2019 1:19 am
    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 requires the state to maintain and update a list of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
    daphnechurch
  • Psychedelics & Cannabis Therapeutics April 18, 2019 2:13 am
    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.
    daphnechurch
  • CBD & the Psychedelic Receptor March 11, 2018 5:50 pm
    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
    daphnechurch
  • BUG OFF! A True Story About CBD & MRSA April 11, 2019 3:13 am
    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 report by the World Health Organization (WHO), ferocious tribes of bacteria, parasites, viruses and fungi are on the rampage, and some are proving virtually invincible to the so-called “last resort” antibiotics.
    daphnechurch
  • Marijuana Not Monoculture! May 2, 2016 4:40 pm
    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.
    sarah
  • CBD & Cannabis Dosage Guide May 16, 2018 9:58 pm
    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.
    daphnechurch
  • CBD User’s Guide March 13, 2018 3:02 pm
    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.
    sarah
  • Claws and Effect: Cannabis Medicine for Pets April 19, 2017 4:55 pm
    All beings with a backbone have an endocannabinoid system. Is cannabis medicine a good option for the health of your dog or cat?
    sarah
  • Healthy Soil, Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain March 19, 2019 2:22 am
    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.
    daphnechurch