Amazing: Psychedelics & Phantom Limb Pain

Part One of a Two-Part Series on Psychedelics and Chronic Pain The key is neuroplasticity: the brain’s ability to change and adapt (or, as is often said in psychedelic circles,…

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Cannabis & Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome | Project CBD

Flexibility is a physical state many of us strive for. Many times, while doing a forward bend in yoga class, I’ve glanced over with envy at a class companion with…

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Commentary: Stop Growing Hemp for CBD!

Full disclosure: I’m a hemp farmer, but what I’m about to say has your best interest at heart. If you want to grow hemp for the CBD market this summer,…

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Marijuana and the Mexican Revolution

This article is adapted from Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational and Scientific by Martin A. Lee High up in the rugged Sierra Madre mountains, 50…

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Mexico: High Court Decriminalizes Cannabis

Two years and counting after Mexico’s Supreme Court ordered the country’s Congress to legalize cannabis, the high court justices ran out of patience with the legislative paralysis and issued a…

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Real-World CBD Evidence, CBD and Ketamine, and More . . .

Every week, scientific journals publish dozens of papers pertaining to cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system. And the pace of research is accelerating. Between 2018 and 2020, the number of…

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Dr. Mikuriya’s Medicine | Project CBD

This article is adapted from Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational and Scientific by Martin A. Lee Tod Mikuriya, c.1960s Tod Hiro Mikuriya was a man…

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Morocco Gets Legal Cannabis Sector

Morocco, long the world’s largest illicit producer of cannabis, is finally getting a legalized commercial cannabis industry, thanks to a law introduced by the otherwise conservative government. The new law…

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CBD and Its Entourage | Project CBD

This excerpt is adapted from The Essential Guide to CBD by the Editors of Reader’s Digest and Project CBD. Cannabis has been part of the pharmacopeia, or branch of medical…

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Sex: I Want to Want It

In a now-infamous essay in Salon, writer Anne Lamott described the libidos of women past the age of fifty: “None of them would care if they ever got laid again,…

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