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Encouraging Cancer Research

New studies highlight therapeutic potential of cannabinoids for cancer, but clinical trials are lacking.

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Cannabis! A Viper Vaudeville opens in New York

A multimedia extravaganza on the history, culture, and politics of the cannabis plant is scheduled to debut in NYC next month.

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The evolution of a psychedelic fairytale.

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UK Epileptic Children Denied Cannabis Prescriptions

Abandoned to their fate, desperately ill epileptic children can’t access life-saving cannabis treatments.

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Free Speech Under Attack in Czech Cannabis Crackdown

Czech Editor convicted of promoting cannabis cultivation and THC-induced “toxicomania,” could face jail time.

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Cannabis Treatment for Aches & Pains

Dr. Mikhail Kogan’s cannabis recommendations for chronic pain.

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Medicinal Terpenes

Aromatic terpenes in cannabis and other plants reduce pain and stress, boost brain health, fight cancer and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and more.

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How Does Cannabis Impact Alcohol Consumption?

Scientists are studying the role the endocannabinoid system plays in alcohol addiction and related mood disorders.

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Alcohol & the Endocannabinoid System

Scientists have only recently begun to investigate and understand the critical role that the endocannabinoid system plays in alcohol addiction and various mood disorders. Alcohol dependence is linked to down-regulation of endocannabinoids and CB1 brain receptors.

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Flies, Lies & Magic Mushrooms

How one man used psilocybin to treat his anxiety and depression.

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Doctor Sues DEA for Right to Give Psilocybin to Ailing Patients

Psilocybin, the psychedelic mushroom extract, has been fast-tracked by the FDA to treat depression, but doctors still can’t use it in their practice.

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Nomenclature Alert: Beyond Indica and Sativa

Cannabis terpene profiles are more meaningful than strain names and breeding history.

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California Greenlights Hemp-Derived CBD Commerce

Will California’s new CBD law become the de facto national standard?

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Alzheimer's Disease & the Endocannabinoid System

CBD, THC, and other cannabinoids show promise for treating neurodegeneration and improving cognitive function.

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Death Trap: Human Rights Abuses & Drug War Casualties at Riker's Island

Cannabis is now legal in New York City, but smoking it could be lethal if you’re black, poor and on parole.

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Cannabis Therapy for Headaches

New studies explore the analgesic effects of cannabis in migraine sufferers and the potential roles of THC, terpenes, and inflammation.

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Topical Cannabis for Leg Ulcers

Topical cannabis: A pioneering approach to wound healing.

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Not So Fast: Null Results in Cannabis Science

While some cannabis studies show therapeutic benefits and some show harms, others show no effects at all.

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The Feds Can't Outlaw Delta-8 THC!

A deluge of lab-synthesized CBD isolates, favored by regulators, will devastate hemp CBD commerce by undercutting the need for plant-derived, single-molecule cannabinoids.. But it could also create new opportunities for artisanal cannabis product-makers, who craft full-spectrum THC/CBD mixtures with unique qualities that can never be fully replicated in a lab.

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The Endocannabinoid System & the Brain

Cannabis therapies have produced positive results for a wide range of mental health conditions, including stuttering, dementia, and social isolation.

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