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There's huge interest in the use of CBD and cannabis therapeutics for animals. Veterinary guidance and research is lacking but vets in California are doing something about it.
Article, Medicine, Pets, Politics, U.S. States
Fears that decriminalization, medical laws, or outright legalization will affect teen use are un substantiated.
Quick Hit, Safety, Youth
Most everyone has bit into a spicy pepper and felt heat permeate their mouth. This feeling comes from activation of TRPV1 receptors.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Inflammation, Multiple Sclerosis, Neurodegeneration, Science, Endocannabinoid System
Three authors highlight that cannabis has shows better results than CBD alone for IBD
Quick Hit, Medicine, Digestive & Bowel Disorders
The endocannabinoid system is required for eliminating fearful memories, or at least making them palatable.
Quick Hit, Science, Bad Science
Jahan Marcu, PhD, exposes major flaws in a new book that revives reefer madness stereotypes about cannabis, psychosis and violence.
Article, Culture, History, Medicine, Schizophrenia & Psychosis, Science, Bad Science
Less than half of vets were comfortable talking to clients about CBD for pets.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Pets
THC and other cannabinoids are known to induce neurogenesis — the creation of new neurons — in the brain.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Neurodegeneration
Ketamine is a dissociative anaesthetic that has shown some promise for treating severe depression.
Quick Hit, Culture, Psychedelics, Medicine, Depression, Science, Bad Science
Indian researchers suggest that overactivity of ABHD6 limits the body's ability to quell its overactive response to interferons.
Quick Hit, Medicine, Immune Function