In this fascinating video interview filmed while on a train ride from Germany to Holland, Dr. Jahan Marcu, PhD, and Naturopathic Doctor Michelle Sexton chat about how the endocannabinoid system functions and why it is so important in the treatment of disease.
In this excellent 5 part series, Mary Lynn Mathre – an RN, educator, and experienced cannabis clinician, discusses the function of the Endocannabinoid System. Science has shown that this ECS system not only exists in humans, but in all mammals, regulating virtually every function of the body, and holds great promise
Dr. Allen, retired cardiac surgeon & cannabinoid research scientist enlightens us about the Endocannabinoid System.
We live in ironic times: a plant that’s been labelled criminal and dangerous is providing unrivalled relief for a variety of symptoms and conditions. Cannabis strains bring a colorful variety of medicinal effects, but when confronted with the question of how consuming marijuana could possibly be good for you, not
The truth is we fight for cannabis for a lot of reasons. And while people may have differing motives and ideas on what cannabis legalization ought to look like, there are a few points all of us can get behind. Whether you’re new to cannabis or you’ve been advocating on
Maybe you’ve heard that cannabis and bone health go hand-in-hand, especially when healing fractured or broken bones. But did you know that it can also help treat osteoporosis and other related bone diseases? Or how about that cannabinoid receptors are present throughout your bones, and are actually in control of
For many decades, one of the strongest arguments for the legalization of cannabis has been the potential medicinal benefits derived from the plant. What we do know is that within the human body exists the Endocannabinoid System (ECS), a group of receptors throughout the brain and central nervous system that
Ever wondered why some cannabis smells more like lemon, and others more like pineapple or grape? Or maybe you’ve just wondered why it’s such a smelly plant in general, so much so that people refer to some strains as ‘skunk’? The answer lies in cannabis’s production of special aroma compounds
By: Dr. Gregory Smith It’s a hot, humid day at the University of Mississippi. Scores of students mingle on the campus’s finely-manicured lawns. Many of these kids no doubt smoke pot, some more than others. But if you get caught for possession more than once in this state, you risk serious
Is it possible that medical cannabis might just be better for us than over-the-counter products for everyday aches and pains? And can we do it without getting high? Read on and find out. By Stacy Sawyer Almost all of us have taken an over the counter (OTC) painkiller. We most likely