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CONDITIONS   Scientific research has shown that CBD may be therapeutic for many conditions, including those listed to the right. In compiling a list of conditions for which there is evidence that CBD-rich medicaments might be helpful, we examined hundreds of peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals. Relevant reports have been culled primarily from PubMed, the online service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. To these highly technical reports, we have added articles from O’Shaughnessy’s, the journal of cannabis in clinical practice, and a few stories from general interest publications, such as Time and the Daily Beast. Most of the PubMed material consists of abstracts...

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SCIENCE   Cannabis has been at the center of one of the most exciting – and underreported – developments in modern science. Research on marijuana’s effects led directly to the discovery of a hitherto unknown biochemical communication system in the human body, the Endocannabinoid System, which plays a crucial role in regulating our physiology, mood, and everyday experience. The discovery of receptors in the brain that respond pharmacologically to cannabis – and the subsequent identification of endogenous cannabinoid compounds in our own bodies that bind to these receptors – has significantly advanced our understanding of human biology, health, and disease....

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