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Joe Triscaro does not like the ResponsibleOhio marijuana-legalization amendment, but he will vote for it on Nov. 3.  Dr. Anup D. Patel, a pediatric neurologist and director of the Complex Epilepsy Clinic at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, says Issue 3 is not the way to make medical marijuana legal. Marijuana as medicine […]

Ohio Issue 3: Medical Marijuana Tough Call


The Endocannabinoid System: Endocanabinoids and their receptors are found throughout the body in the brain, organs, connective tissue, glands and immune cells. In each tissue, the cannabinoid system performs different tasks, but the goal is always the same—homeostasis (maintain stable internal environment regardless of fluctuations in the external environment). Cannabinoid Receptors: Cannabinoid […]

Cannabinoids: The Ultimate Guide to Cannabis Medicine


      The combination of different cannabinoids activating either the CB1 or CB2 receptors in a variety of tissues leads to a variety of applications for CBT (cannabinoid based therapeutics). Source:  Why CBT’s? | Verbadio  

CBTs – Cannabinoid Based Therapeutics



Patients with legal access to medical marijuana often reduce their use of conventional pharmaceuticals, according to a demographic review of patient characteristics published online in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. Investigators surveyed responses from 367 state-qualified patients recruited from four medical cannabis dispensaries located throughout Arizona. The majority of respondents in the study […]

Patients With Legal Access To Medical Cannabis Less Likely To ...


A recent systematic review published in The Journal of the American Medical Association looked at all randomized controlled trials of cannabis or cannabinoids to treat medical conditions. They found 79 trials involving more than 6,400 participants. A lot of the trials did show some improvements in symptoms, but most of those did […]

How “Medical” is Marijuana?


New research reported in The Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society, shows that inhaled cannabis reduces diabetic neuropathy and the analgesic effect is dose-dependent. Source:  Inhaled Cannabis Shown Effective for Diabetic Neuropathy Pain | Science Daily

Inhaled Cannabis Shown Effective for Diabetic Neuropathy Pain