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CBD, Alcohol Consumption + Relapse

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Chances are, every person reading this article knows at least one person suffering from alcohol addiction or is suffering himself/herself. That’s because alcoholism is actually very common; we have over 3 million cases in the US alone each…

CBD, Fear And Memory

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In previous entries, we’ve covered how cannabis might affect memory and memory consolidation. The basic idea has been that cannabis might prevent the formation of traumatic memory. However, until now, we haven’t seen any research dealing…

Debunking Previous CBD -> THC Conversion Research

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Earlier in the year, we published an article about CBD converting to small amounts of THC in the stomach, based on a 2016 study lead by John Merrick, “Identification of Psychoactive Degradants of Cannabidiol in Simulated Gastric and Physiological…

Anti-Viral Activity in CBD?

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Chances are every person reading this has some connection to hepatitis, or inflammation of the liver, which can lead to liver failure and death. Unfortunately, there are many potential causes of hepatitis. Excessive alcohol consumption can cause…

Soothing the Stomach: Controlling Intestinal Inflammation with Cannabis

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As readers know, we’ve written about IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) multiple times, specifically in response to its high prevalence. IBS occurs more than 200,000 times in the US each year. Partially spurred by processed foods, IBS is naturally…

Emerging Neuroprotective Agents from Cannabinoids

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Every component of the body is inherently related. When one organ fails or declines in health, another organ will follow. Liver failure, for instance, poses a dire health risk on it’s own. However, beyond the immediate, life-threatening aspects…

Sourcing CBD

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Have you ever wondered where concentrated CBD comes from?In the United States, industrial hemp is now permitted under special circumstances, thanks to a 2014 U.S. Farm Bill which approves special grow programs. States like California and Colorado…

CBD As A Motivator

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In cannabis culture, THC tends to steal the limelight. Many breeders select for strains with higher percentages of THC, due to its psychoactive effect. However, as far as therapeutic applications go, CBD (cannabidiol) seems to be the real leader,…

CBD Salve May Have More Uses than Originally Thought

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Topical cannabis preparations have been around since the dawn of civilization and have experienced a resurgence in popularity along with medical cannabis. Usually these salves and creams, which are rubbed into the skin directly, are intended…

Facts and Myths of Schizophrenia and Cannabis

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Critics of medical cannabis use often bring up the association between cannabis use and mental illness. In this context, the implication is almost always that cannabis use is unsafe and can exacerbate or initiate psychotic symptoms in both healthy…