Cannabinoids


    In the late 1980s, receptors were found in the brain for THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the primary psychoactive component in marijuana. But since THC doesn’t naturally occur in the body, the presence of these receptors puzzled scientists. The mystery was solved a few years later with the discovery of arachidonylethanolamide, […]

Anandamide: Putting The Bliss Molecule To Work For Your Brain ...


The latest issue of Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research highlights the use of cannabis is treating opioid addiction.         To see the complete article please click on this link:  http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/can.2017.0012

Cannabis as a Substitute for Opioid-Based Pain Management


It was 2012, and I had recently turned 74. I had retired from a satisfying career in preventive cardiology, nutrition, integrative medicine, and clinical lipidology. I was bored and depressed. I saw an ad for a job in Pomona, California, to work in a medical marijuana clinic. I thought this […]

Here’s Why A Cardiologist Took A Second Look At Cannabis ...





  “The case of Alex P. suggests that the practice of employing pharmaceutical drugs as first-line treatment exposes children gratuitously to harmful side effects.”   Source: Cannabis as a First-Line Treatment for Childhood Mental Disorders | O’Shaughnessy’s Editor’s Note: This is an interesting case study on the use of cannabinoids […]

Cannabis as a First-Line Treatment for Childhood Mental Disorders | ...