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July 19, 2019
The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research (2017) by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Health and Medicine Division; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Committee on the Health Effects of Marijuana: An Evidence Review and Research Agenda Significant changes have taken place in the policy landscape surrounding cannabis legalization, production, and use. During...
Over the last few years, Cannabidiol (CBD) has exploded into the world of health and wellness.
Opioids may be recommended as a second-line pharmacotherapy but have risks including overdose and death. Cannabis has been shown to be effective for treating nerve pain without the risk of fatal poisoning.
Current levels and dangers of opioid use in the U.S. warrant the investigation of harm-reducing treatment alternatives.
by Bradley E. Alger, Ph.D. The endogenous cannabinoid system—named for the plant that led to its discovery—is one of the most important physiologic systems involved in establishing and maintaining human health. Endocannabinoids and their receptors are found throughout the body: in the brain, organs, connective tissues, glands, and immune cells. With its complex actions in...
It is safe to predict that new therapeutic agents that affect the activity of the endocannaboinoid system will emerge and become members of our therapeutic armamentarium.