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Cannabis has been at the center of one of the most exciting—and underreported—developments in modern science. Research on marijuana’s effects led directly to the discovery of a hitherto unknown biochemical communication system in the human body, the Endocannabiod System, which plays a crucial role in regulating our physiology, mood, and everyday experience.

Raphael Mechoulam on the future of cannabinoid science at ICRS
Dr. Mechoulam speaks on "Planning Research for the Next Half a Century" at the 2012 International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) meeting in Freiburg, Germany.
The Brain, cannabis, and the endocannabinoid system
The discovery of the endocannabinoid system has breathtaking implications for nearly every area of medicine.
CBD may benefit cardiovascular disease
CBD has recently been shown to exert a tissue sparing effect during chronic myocardial ischaemia and reperfusion.
The Massachusetts-based company Medicinal Genomics had sequenced the entire genome of Cannabis sativa L. How will this impact scientific research and public health?
THC has been the focus of cannabis research since 1964. Today, the contributions of CBD and terpenes are being scientifically demonstrated.
Study presents a rationale for combining CBD and THC in pharmaceutical preparations.
The misnamed "Smart Approaches to Marijuana" seeks to justify prohibition with misinformation.

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