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  Martin Lee provides a report from the recent International Cannabis Research Society meeting.  New findings highlight CBD’s therapeutic potential for cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure, and other disorders. Source: ICRS 2017: Report from Montreal

ICRS 2017: Report from Montreal


    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




  As states grapple with the re-integration of medical cannabis into the physician’s compendium, there are hundreds of small dramas being played out all across the nation, indeed all around the globe. Many go unreported except for local coverage. The process isn’t as sexy as tie-dyed hippies with mammoth bongs […]

Sensible Minnesota: Using Medical Cannabis for Chronic Pain | Cannabis ...


A researcher in Israel is preparing to study the potential beneficial effects of cannabidiol (CBD) on children and adults with autism. Source: Israeli Doctor to Study Cannabis’s Effect on Autism – Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) Editor’s note: Autism is complex, to say the least, and researching the effects of […]

Israeli Doctor to Study Cannabis’s Effect on Autism – Medical ...