Marijuana can be a promising treatment for some specific, pain-related medical conditions, according to California researchers who presented an update of their findings Wednesday to the California Legislature and also released them to the public.
June 27, 2010Daily Dose
Medical use of cannabis has taken on momentum of its own, surging ahead of scientists’ ability to measure the drug’s benefits. The pace has been a little too quick for some, who see medicinal joints as a punch line, a ruse to free up access to a recreational drug. But while ...
June 9, 2010Daily Dose
The Medical Marijuana the government supplies four of us today, has been grown at the University of Mississippi in Oxford since the '70's. It grows every year I guess. And they ship it to North Carolina and they get it rolled into papers, and then they look like a Pall ...
May 28, 2010Daily Dose
My name is Raphael Mechoulam. Im a professor at Hebrew University. I have been there for many years. Im doing research on the chemistry and biology of natural products, mostly, but also some drugs. There is no drug that has no side effects. I doesnt exist. The same is probably ...
May 7, 2010Daily Dose
Endocannabinoids this is the short name for endogenous cannabinoids. Cannabinoids is a compound, which acts on two receptors. One receptor is found mainly in the brain, the other receptor is found mainly in the periphery. But, surprisingly, or maybe not so surprisingly, during certain diseases the second receptor that is ...
May 7, 2010Daily Dose
I was asked by my Parliament, the parliament is called the Knesset, to head a committee to decide to go ahead with cannabis both a medicinal agent and so on and there was a committee of government officials mostly, and I was the only one from the outside so I ...
May 6, 2010Daily Dose
There are a group of researchers around the world, that are very interested in the endocannabinoid system, interested in how that works, how it functions. Elger is one of those people. He and another PHD named Nichol wrote an article that appeared in Scientific America which I believe is entitled ...
April 2, 2010Daily Dose
VIDEO (Part 3 of 4): MedicalMarijuana411.com interview with Robert, medical marijuana user, who was prescribed marijuana edibles to counteract his weight loss problem. Using Edibles - Never a recreational drug user, Robert was first prescribed Marinol which utilizes synthetic THC to help increase appetite.
March 18, 2010Daily Dose
New Lab Testing Medical Marijuana For THC And CBD Content, Among Other Things Steep Hill Medical Collective, a laboratory based in Venice, California, began testing medical marijuana from different collectives, growers, and patients back as early as 2008. Steep Hill Medical Collective, a laboratory based in Venice, California, began ...
February 24, 2010Daily Dose