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Educational parody on pharmaceutical commercials.  Enjoy!

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In the battle to unlock the full medical potential of marijuana, the greatest argument against the drug is that its main psychoactive components produce unwanted side effects in tandem with its health benefits. But now researchers from Europe have isolated the tumor-shrinking pathways within cannabis, and are putting them to

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CBDPresentations

In this week’s episode of Leafly’s Cannabis 101 we introduce you to cannabinoids, the chemical compounds found in cannabis that offer an array of effects and therapeutic benefits. This video gives you a quick breakdown of two of the most common cannabinoids, THC and CBD. However, cannabis contains a wide

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According to results of an animal study published in Journal of Leukocyte Biology in June 2015, the cannabinoid delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) may be a safe and effective alternative or add-on therapy in the prevention of organ and tissue transplant rejection. What is Organ Transplantation? When a person’s organs or tissues begin to fail as a

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Here is another excellent teaching article by one of my favorite cannabis experts/authors – Gooey Rabinski The ability of cannabis to deliver euphoria and medical therapy to users is based on the activity of cannabinoids, specialized molecules that mimic similar chemicals in the human body and fit into special receptors within

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CancerDisease

Differential role of cannabinoids in the pathogenesis of skin cancer. Glodde N1, Jakobs M1, Bald T1, Tüting T1, Gaffal E2. Author information Abstract AIM: Cannabinoids (CB) like ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) can induce cancer cell apoptosis and inhibit angiogenesis. However, the use of cannabinoids for the treatment of malignant diseases is discussed

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Rep. Paul Ryan joins GOP-led effort that would legalize hemp, low-THC cannabis. A majority of states now allow residents to use compounds from low-THC cannabis as medicine, but growing the plants remains a federal crime and in some states parents of epileptic children risk losing them by using the non-intoxicating

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Cannabis is truly one of the most amazing plants on Earth. As the female’s flowering phase progresses, she becomes a virtual chemical factory, producing hundreds of various cannabinoids, flavonoids, terpenes, and terpenoids. Science is only beginning to understand the role these individual chemical compounds play when ingested in the human

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Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis Medicine?
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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

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Chronic PainDisease

Posted Jan. 18, 2016 at 11:00 AM on RRStar.com: “I have been a practicing physician in the Chicagoland area for more than 30 years, with a specialty in pain medicine. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention draws attention to the fact that Illinois must allow

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