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Archive for month: April, 2020
SCC Members Dr. Michelle Sexton and Dr. Jamie Carroon spotlight the applications of cannabis from the naturopathic physician perspective. In this interview, the two discuss the role of the CB2 receptor on immune function and inflammation and how this can alleviate migraines and other conditions.
Current Neuropharmacology, 19 April 2020
BACKGROUND: People with spinal cord injuries (SCI) commonly experience pain and spasticity, but limitations of current treatments have generated interest in cannabis as a possible therapy. OBJECTIVES: We conducted this systematic review to: 1) examine usage patterns and reason…
Dawn-Marie Steentra, LPN guides us through a day in the life of a Cannabis Nurse. The work requires ongoing compassion, education, and enthusiasm for patient advocacy.
Dr. Kevin M.Takakuwa details the history of the SCC, which is the first and oldest U.S. medical organization promoting the use of medical cannabis.
Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology, 9 April 2020
Introduction: Recent trials using cannabidiol (CBD) have shown that most acute and prolonged adverse effects of CBD are mild to moderate, with rare serious adverse effects (SAEs). This review focused on analyzing SAEs of CBD and their possible relation to drug-drug interaction…
Neuropsychopharmacology, 8 April 2020
Cannabidiol (CBD) is being investigated as a treatment for several medical disorders but there is uncertainty about its safety. We conducted the first systematic review and meta-analysis of the adverse effects of CBD across all medical indications. Double-blind randomized plac…
Bobby Eisenberg has worked with El Dorado officials to develop regulations that recognize a patient’s right to grow as much cannabis as their doctor authorizes. Now the planning commission in El Dorado Country wants to impose a six-plant limit.
The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ, April 2020
BACKGROUND: With the increased use of cannabis in the medicinal and recreational domains, it is becoming more important for physicians to better understand its harmful and beneficial effects. Although medical cannabis comes in several forms, the preferred route of administrati…
What would we envision as the best cannabis model for international patient access? This question was explored at a collaborative event in Barcelona just before the COVID-19 lockdowns swept over Spain (and the world).