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Getting High on the Endocannabinoid System

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...

Associations between medical cannabis and prescription opioid use in chronic pain patients: A preliminary cohort study

Current levels and dangers of opioid use in the U.S. warrant the investigation of harm-reducing treatment alternatives.

Prescribing cannabis for harm reduction

Opioids may be recommended as a second-line pharmacotherapy but have risks including overdose and death. Cannabis has been shown to be effective for...

Research Shows CBD Benefits 50+ Conditions

Over the last few years, Cannabidiol (CBD) has exploded into the world of health and wellness.

The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids

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...

Re-branding cannabis: the next generation of chronic pain medicine? (Dec 2014)

by Gregory T Carter, Simone P Javaher, Michael HV Nguyen, Sharon Garret & Beatriz H Carlini The field of pain medicine is at...

Cannabidiol: Pharmacology and potential therapeutic role in epilepsy and other neuropsychiatric disorders (May 2014)

by Orrin Devinsky, Maria Roberta Cilio, Helen Cross, Javier Fernandez‐Ruiz, Jacqueline French, Charlotte Hill, Russell Katz, Russell Katz, Vincenzo Di Marzo, Didier Jutras‐Aswad,...

Endocannabinoid system: Role in depression, reward and pain control (Review) (Oct 2014)

by Wen-Juan Huang, Wei-Wei Chen and Xia Zhang Depression and pain co-exist in the majority of patients and often contribute to high mortality....

Ailments allowed under State of Connecticut, USA

A patient may only register for a medical marijuana certificate if he or she is a Connecticut resident being treated for a debilitating...
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