Multiple Sclerosis


Bearman began with a 45-minute lecture on the history of  drug consumption,  beginning with Zoroastrian rituals and ending with GW Pharmaceuticals’ 2014 medical trials of Epidiolex, a liquid form of Cannabidiol used to treat epilepsy.  Bearman said the history of cannabis use can help people understand modern policy and culture […]

Dr. David Bearman Talks History, Uses of Cannabis


PHOENIX — If some Arizona nurses get their way, medical marijuana will become available as early as next year to treat everything from arthritis and autism to Tourette’s syndrome and traumatic brain injury. Members of the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association are petitioning the Department of Health Services to add those […]

Nurses Seek to Expand Medical Marijuana Uses


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


Israeli researchers have found that medical cannabis can help treat diseases such as multiple sclerosis. A team of scientists from Tel Aviv University recently conducted a study on the anti-inflammatory properties of marijuana’s main compounds, CBD and THC, and how it can be used to treat the inflammation associated MS. They found […]

Marijuana Can Help Treat MS, New Research Suggests


Cannabigerol, a small non-psychoactive component of cannabis, shows significant promise as a treatment for glaucoma, multiple sclerosis and skin diseases, but its mostly unavailable in the medical marijuana market. Does a cheap and natural source exist for this rare medicinal cannabinoid? Source:  The Next Generation of Medicinal Cannabis: High-CBG Strains | High […]

The Next Generation of Medicinal Cannabis: High-CBG Strains