Pain from inflammation can and will likely affect all adults at some point in their lives, and for some, become chronic conditions that interfere with a normal quality of life.
I was born with a rare, degenerative hereditary motor and sensor neuropathy called Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT), a disorder of the peripheral nervous system characterized by a progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body. It wasn’t until I was 12 years old that I was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth and for the following 22 years I have faced enormous challenges because of Charcot-Marie-Tooth and cannabis prohibition.
Project CBD responds to the Food and Drug Administration’s call for statements on the use of CBD.
THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) is the non-psychoactive acid form of THC found in the plant when raw. THCA converts to THC when it is decarboxylated. Discover the clinical and laboratory research on THCA for epilepsy, chronic pain, digestive disorders, and more.
Our video series Cannabis Conversations interviews Dr. Ethan Russo on clinical endocannabinoid deficiency and ways to target the endocannabinoid system for therapeutic benefit.
Greg Gerdeman, former assistant professor of Biology at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, spoke at the Annual Meeting of the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology. His remarks on cannabinoid treatment for rheumatic diseases can be heard here.
This study examines the current knowledge of physiological and clinical effects of THC and CBD and presents a rationale for their combination in pharmaceutical preparations. Cannabinoid and vanilloid receptor effects as well as non-receptor mechanisms are also explored.