The Gaping Hole in Medical Education on Cannabis

Sarah Mann, MD analyses the knowledge gap in medical schools on cannabis therapeutics and how education can empower both healthcare professionals and the patients that they serve.

The Case for Cannabis: Cannabis, Testosterone, and Gender Inequality

Some men worry that they are not manly enough, and wonder if a lack of testosterone is the reason. Others comment, like a reader recently did, on the age-old fearmongering, unscientific propaganda about Cannabis (specifically THC) that it is a “potent suppressor of testosterone.”

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PREAMBLE The Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SCC) has been in the forefront of cannabinoid medicine practice and education for more than 20 years. It is one of the premier organizations advocating for expanding clinical research and increasing the evidence-based application of medicinal cannabis. It is a 501(c)3 non-profit renowned for its quarterly presentations by individuals…

Effect of cannabis on oxaliplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy among oncology patients: a retrospective analysis

Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a common and dosage-limited oxaliplatin-related toxicity. To date, there are no successful interventions for CIPN prevention or treatment.

Effects of cannabis use on alcohol consumption in a sample of treatment-engaged heavy drinkers in Colorado

Cannabis is commonly used among people who drink alcohol, but evidence suggests a nuanced relationship between alcohol consumption and cannabis use. In particular, among individuals undergoing alcohol treatment the impact of cannabis on alcohol intake may depend upon cannabis use frequency.

Cannabis is associated with blood pressure reduction in older adults – A 24-hours ambulatory blood pressure monitoring study

Medical cannabis use is increasing rapidly in the past several years, with older adults being the fastest growing group. Nevertheless, the evidence for cardiovascular safety of cannabis use is scarce. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of cannabis on blood pressure, heart rate, and metabolic parameters in older adults with hypertension.

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Immunomodulatory Potential of Cannabidiol in Multiple Sclerosis: a Systematic Review

Authors Alessia Furgiuele, Marco Cosentino, Marco Ferrari & Franca Marino Published in Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology January 2021 Abstract Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common chronic autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. Efficacy of treatments for MS is associated with risk of adverse effects, and effective and well-tolerated drugs remain a major unmet…

The antimicrobial potential of cannabidiol

Authors Mark A. T. Blaskovich, Angela M. Kavanagh, Alysha G. Elliott, Bing Zhang, Soumya Ramu, Maite Amado, Gabrielle J. Lowe, Alexandra O. Hinton, Do Minh Thu Pham, Johannes Zuegg, Neil Beare, Diana Quach, Marc D. Sharp, Joe Pogliano, Ashleigh P. Rogers, Dena Lyras, Lendl Tan, Nicholas P. West, David W. Crawford, Marnie L. Peterson, Matthew…