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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.

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Preventing nausea is a common medical use of cannabis. But nausea is a multi-faceted feeling.
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Scientists employed by the US government filed a patent in 2001 for cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants, citing their potential for treating Alzheimer’s disease among others.
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A new paper from scientists at Stonybrook University examined the importance of FABPs in the breakdown of THC in the liver.
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Many drugs have been proposed as treatment for cannabis addiction, from pure THC or CBD-rich cannabis, to Ambien.
Going by names like Spice and K2, synthetic cannabinoids are largely a result of prohibition.
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Dozens of plants – not just cannabis – contain compounds that interact with the endocannabinoid system.
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Scientists at the University of Indiana have recently described the role of cannabinoids in healing wounds on the cornea
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Mexican and Texan scientists describe the modern approach to pain treatment and propose a future role of cannabinoids, GPR18, and GPR55 in preventing pain

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