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CBD: The Cinderella Molecule

High Times cover story by Martin A Lee highlights the breakthrough research on CBD, and how it has revolutionized the story of cannabis medicine.
Posted: 1 year 4 months ago
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Mind Over Matter Over Mind

The placebo effect happens when an expectation of benefit in a treatment creates the same response as an actual treatment. How does the power of thought influence the endocannabinoid system and our health?
Posted: 1 year 4 months ago
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Migraine Headaches

Dr. Bonni Goldstein highlights current research about the applications for cannabinoid medicine for severe headaches and shares a patient testimony of a mother who found relief from her migraines using THC dominant cannabis.
Posted: 1 year 5 months ago
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Society of Cannabis Clinicians Critiques AMA Guidelines

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians calls on the AMA for more sensible policies towards cannabis, including research collaboration with doctors and medical cannabis dispensaries, as well as removing the stigma of cannabis as a substance of abuse.
Posted: 1 year 5 months ago
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Weed Power: Milk Thistle, Liver Disease & the Endocannabinoid System

Both milk thistle and cannabis convey therapeutic benefits that are mediated by the endocannabinoid system. The active component in milk thistle, silymarin, is responsible for its liver protective qualities and influence both CB1 and CB2 receptors throughout the body.
Posted: 1 year 5 months ago
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CBD Eye Drops

Cannabis has been well known to treat eye pressure associated with glaucoma. Now recent research indicates that direct topical application of cannabidiol (CBD) may be beneficial for neuropathic ocular pain.
Posted: 1 year 5 months ago
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A Neuroscientist Critiques New York Times Report on Synthetic "Spice" Cannabinoid

The street popularity of synthetic cannabinoid products such as "Spice" and others have caused problems for users. None of the naturally occurring cannabinoids from the marijuana plant have evolved to be full agonists of the cannabinoid receptors. Dr. Greg Gerdeman weighs in on how synthetic cannabinoid products are a result of cannabis prohibition.
Posted: 1 year 6 months ago
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The DEA Bursts the CBD Bubble

In December of 2016, the DEA announced that it is implementing new rules that may portend a crackdown on CBD oil products. Misinformation claiming cannabidiol was legal was promoted by numerous online businesses. Educate yourself about the situation and what you can do.
Posted: 1 year 6 months ago
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Mitochondria Mysteries

Scientific data indicates that CBD & THC can affect mitochondria, the energy adaptors that power every multicellular organism. How do cannabinoids influence cellular function?
Posted: 1 year 6 months ago
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Cannabinoids and Oxidation

In the same way that paint protects metal from rusting or lemon juice protects apples from turning brown, cannabinoids protect our cells from oxidation.
Posted: 1 year 7 months ago