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Raphael Mechoulam on the future of cannabinoid science at ICRS

Mechoulam on the Next 50 Years

Dr. Mechoulam speaks on "Planning Research for the Next Half a Century" at the 2012 International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) meeting in Freiburg, Germany.

Cannabis Oil Extraction Methods

Concentrated cannabis oil extracts are becoming an increasingly popular treatment for many illnesses. Each oil extraction technique has advantages and disadvantages.
CBD for cancer and schizophrenia

The Straight Dope

New research in medical marijuana is shocking scientists, and its implications for treating conditions from cancer to schizophrenia are poised to take the federal government by storm.
CBD for epilepsy

CBD & Epilepsy

Cannabis has been documented for anti-epileptic effects since 1881. Today, the promise of CBD as an anti-epileptic is prompting a move for safe access to medicinal products.
The Brain, cannabis, and the endocannabinoid system

The Brain & Marijuana

The discovery of the endocannabinoid system has breathtaking implications for nearly every area of medicine.
What Dr. Gupta has overlooked in regards to cannabis medicine

HerbalGram Critiques Sanja Gupta’s CNN Special

Dr. Gupta’s WEED documentary enlightened many viewers on how effective cannabis can be for treating conditions like Dravet's but failed to investigate important issues.
CBD may benefit cardiovascular disease

CBD for Cardiovascular Disease

CBD has recently been shown to exert a tissue sparing effect during chronic myocardial ischaemia and reperfusion.
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High Times Review of Smoke Signals

"Hallelujah and glory be to Smoke Signals, Martin Lee’s bodacious new book, which...chronicles everything and everyone worth chronicling in the annals of marijuana."
Smoke Signals wins James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award

Book Award for Smoke Signals

The American Botanical Council gives Smoke Signals by Martin A. Lee the James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award.
Cannabis and teens

Marijuana & Teen Brain Damage

Teens who consumes alcohol are likely to have reduced brain tissue health, but teens who use marijuana are not.

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