The Endocannabinoid System: Why cannabis works for so many conditions [VIDEO]

One of the questions we are asked most is, “what is the endocannabinoid system?” It’s a great question because the answer explains why cannabis is so effective at treating a multitude of illnesess and health conditions. When people first hear about hemp oil (cannabis oil) and all of the different conditions it can treat, their first […]

Martin Lee: CBD, A Game-Changer for Medical Cannabis

In this video presentation, Martin Lee, CBD expert, author, journalist, and founder of Project CBD, discusses the science behind the medicinal benefits found in cannabidiol (CBD) and the obstacles to need research that cannabis prohibition presents. This video was recorded at the 2016 Cannabis Health Summit, hosted by Green Flower Media, which is rapidly becoming the premier […]

Cannabis Study: Full-Spectrum Cannabis Extracts More Medically Effective than CBD Alone

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been the focus of many medical cannabis studies, and continues to prove itself as a powerful anti-inflammatory drug. What makes CBD even more desirable for some patients is that it does not cause the psychoactive effects associated with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). An extremely interesting study (Overcoming the Bell-Shaped Dose-Response of Cannabidiol by using […]

How CBD Works

By Martin A. Lee Originally published in O’Shaughnessy’s, Autumn 2011 CANNABIDIOL (CBD), a non-psychoactive component of the marijuana plant, has generated significant interest among scientists and physicians in recent years – but how it exerts its therapeutic impact on a molecular level is still being sorted out. CBD and FAAH Unlike psychoactive THC, CBD has little […]

10 Little-Known Uses For CBD

Among the cannabinoids in cannabis, the main psychoactive compound, THC, often outshines the one that provides a natural anti-anxiety, anti-epileptic and antipsychotic effect. Cannabidiol, or CBD, lacks the colorful high commonly associated with your traditional marijuana high and doesn’t have much of a noticeable effect when isolated. When combined with THC, the relaxing effect combats any feelings of […]

Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis Medicine?

We live in ironic times: a plant that’s been labelled criminal and dangerous is providing unrivalled relief for a variety of symptoms and conditions. Cannabis strains bring a colorful variety of medicinal effects, but when confronted with the question of how consuming marijuana could possibly be good for you, not everyone knows how to respond. […]