Category: Endocannabinoids


Athletes have quietly used marijuana as part of their training regimes Avery Collins speaks with the snow-bro drawl typical of many young Coloradans. With his bloodshot, blue eyes peeking out from under blond curls and a low-slung hat, he could easily fit in with the stoners at a 4/20 festival. “For me, it’s ... Read More
May 3, 2016Chris Nazarenus


How your body's cannabinoid receptors interact with cannabis Becca Williams gives a brief overview of the body's cannabinoid receptors and how cannabis is such a versatile medicine.
March 17, 2016Andrew Bohan
The NFL Needs to Reconsider Marijuana


What are the differences between CBD and THC? So everyone knows THC, tetrahydrocannabinol. It was first discovered in 1964 in Raphael Mechoulam's lab in Israel. And it was about the same time the Beetles were first being exposed to cannabis themselves and it was the 60s and so voila. This is ... Read More
March 11, 2016Andrew Bohan


YouTube Description: WEED- The Truth About Marijuana, Cannabis Scientific Research Documentary
December 16, 2015Chris Nazarenus


Mexico City (AFP) - When her legs ache, this Mexican grandmother rubs them with marijuana-infused alcohol. She is well aware the homemade remedy defies the country's cannabis ban, but her family has used the concoction to treat ailments since she was a child, handing it down the generations. "I really have ... Read More
December 15, 2015Daily Dose
Fibromyalgia And Medical Marijuana


Researchers at the University of Heidelberg say they have discovered an interesting connection between smoking long-distance runners and pot smokers. 00:00 A new study suggests active runners may share something in common with pot smokers. Here's correspondent Scott Carr. - In the 80s scientists found that endorphins, the body's natural painkiller were ... Read More
December 8, 2015AudioBurst


Medical marijuana seems to safely help chronic pain patients: study TORONTO -- Medical cannabis appears to be reasonably safe as well as effective in helping to relieve chronic pain -- at least in patients who have previously used the drug, a study has found.The benchmark study, conducted at seven pain-management clinics ... Read More
September 30, 2015Chris Nazarenus




Insomnia and Medical Marijuana Insomnia is A sleep disorder characterized by difficulty falling asleep and/or remaining asleep for an adequate period of time. Studies show that most adults require 7-8 hours of sleep per day for optimal functioning. Sufferers of insomnia typically awaken to a feeling fatigue and tiredness, which translates ... Read More
August 1, 2015Daily Dose
Eating Disorders Tied to Absence of Brain Cannabinoids


New research suggests that a brain malfunction that leads to deficits in endocannabinoids may contribute to anorexia nervosa and bulimia. Eating Disorders Tied to Absence of Brain Cannabinoids- Endocannabinoids are substances made by the brain that affect brain function and chemistry in ways that resemble the effects of cannabis derivatives, including marijuana and ... Read More
April 13, 2015Daily Dose