Benefit of CBD too Obvious to Deny, US Weighs Rescheduling a molecule by Fred Gardner

Senate Drug Caucus Investigates Political Potential of CBD

•  ‘Charlotte’s Web’ grown as hemp; Importers eye domestic options

• Paige Figi pushes CBD measure in Congress;

• ASA’s Steph Sherer backing ‘CARERS’ bill

• Cannavest

• Breyer to DOJ: Acts of Congress Matter

THCV Plants in California —Enough to Start Breeding Up by O’S News Service

• The Editorial Page

Adding Cannabis to the Curriculum  —editorial

Is Cannabis-Based Medicine a Valid —and Viable— Specialty?  An interview with Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD 

An Introduction to the Endocannabinoid System by Dustin Sulak, DO

Cannabis in the Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy by Bonni Goldstein, MD

Tod Mikuriya’s Discovery by Inference

• CBD-Drug Interactions by Adrian Devitt-Lee 

Dr. Abrams’ recruitment problem: patients already know treatment helps 

PTSD Associated with Cannabinoid Deficits by Martin A. Lee

Findings and Observations by Robert Sullivan, MD

Dupuytren’s Contracture Resolved With Cannabis Salve by Dr. John Lovejoy

How Does CBD Regulate Gene Expression? by Adrian Devitt-Lee and Martin A. Lee  

Appendino’s Advice to ICRS Scientists: ‘Consider ‘New Targets, Chemistry, Plant Sources’ 

The Flavonoids Unique to Cannabis 

Correct(ed) Vernacular Nomenclature by John McPartland  

The ICRS Highlights

 Treatment with cannabis and cannabinoids: practical aspects and controversies by Ethan Russo, MD 

Nursing home staffers document a versatile boon for the elderly from Tel Aviv (by Zach Klein) to Sonoma County (by Jeffrey Hergenrather)

    • The Nurse as Organizer —Karen Mankins

• CBD-rich cannabis (whole plant extract) is better medicine than single-molecule CBD

Hemp is Closer to Indica

2015 Hemp Harvest in Kentucky, Colorado, Tennesee

• When Hemp Reigned in Kentucky

Harvard, Marijuana and Me by Lester Grinspoon, MD

Zenia Gilg’s direct challenge to marijuana’s schedule 1 status

Dr. O’Shaughnessy in India by Binaybhushan Ray 

Xerostomia AKA Cotton Mouth by Joshua Ahn

Cultivators hoping to breed up THCV levels by O’S News Service

 CBD producers meeting demand despite raids in California

Raphael Mechoulam is ‘The Scientist’ (Zach Klein’s new documentary)

‘Savages’ Reviewed by Saul Landau 

Lawrence Ringo

Obituaries: Rik Musty, Mike Gray, John Vasconellos, Joe McNamara

Books: Three Prime Movers (Stroup, O’Leary, Sperling) reviewed by FG 

Plant Senses reviewed by Zara Axelrod

Cannabis Evolution and Ethnobotany reviewed by Michael Backes

Notes From Prison by Dustin Costa

Commentaries and Correspondence

    •  Saying no to GMP Cannabis

    •  Deferred Entry of Judgment

    •  Wrestling With Self-Promoters (Werner v. Sabet)

    • Hemp Russet Mites: an appalling pest (letter from Love, note from Hillig)

    • Deadliness of Downers Documented

•  Marijuana and the Developing Brain

 Indigo Rose