Ethan Russo forwards a slightly revised “Beyond Cannabis: Plants and the endocannabinoid system,” published in Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, with “the hope that this will raise consciousness on the endocannabinoid system and its importance and ubiquity.”Russo was an early proponent of the idea that an overall endocannabinoid deficiency —insufficient “endocannabinoid […]

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Toxicol Lett. 2012 Nov 15;214(3):314-9. doi: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2012.08.029. Epub 2012 Sep 8. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t; Research Support, U.S. Gov’t, P.H.S. Editor’s Note: An important study regarding cannabis and breast cancer.  Follow this link to the full study. Source: Cannabidiolic acid, a major cannabinoid in fiber-type cannabis, is an inhibitor of […]

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Using 8-hour human laboratory experiments, we evaluated the analgesic efficacy ofvaporized cannabis in patients with neuropathic pain related to injury or diseaseof the spinal cord, most of whom were experiencing pain despite traditional treatment.After obtaining baseline data, 42 participants underwent a standardized procedurefor inhaling 4 puffs of vaporized cannabis containing […]

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                                          Severe pain drove this average Minnesotan to seek the comforts of medical cannabis. Here’s how things worked out for her.   Read More: Will medical cannabis really work for […]

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    A body of research suggests yes, but scientists are having to fight red tape to study whether medical marijuana could substitute for opioid drugs Read More: Could Medical Cannabis Break the Painkiller Epidemic? – Scientific American Editor’s Note: The use of medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids […]

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