The CBD User’s Manual: Everything You Need to Know About Marijuana’s Most Medicinal Molecule

THC is the stuff that gets you high; CBD (cannabidiol) is the stuff that makes you feel better. And we have a primer on it just for you.

In 2009, a handful of CBD-rich cannabis strains were discovered serendipitously in Northern California, America’s cannabis breadbasket, where certified patients could access medical marijuana legally. Thus began a great laboratory experiment in democracy involving CBD-rich cannabis therapeutics. The advent of whole plant CBD-rich oil as a grassroots therapeutic option has changed the national conversation about cannabis. It’s no longer a question of whether medical marijuana works—today the key question is how to use cannabis for maximum therapeutic benefit. But most health professionals have little experience in this area. So Project CBD has created a “CBD User’s Manual” for patients that addresses key questions about cannabidiol and cannabis therapeutics.

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