Emerging evidence for Cannabis Role in Opioid Use Disorder

Authors: Beth Weise and Adrianne R. Wilson-Poe Published in Mary Ann Leibert Inc. Publishers September 2018 Abstract Introduction: The opioid epidemic has become an immense problem in North America, and despite decades of research on the most effective means to treat opioid use disorder (OUD), overdose deaths are at an all-time high, and relapse remains…

Cannabis Systematics at the Levels of Family, Genus and Species

Authors: John N. McPartland Published in Mary Ann Leibert Inc. Publishers October 2018   Abstract New concepts are reviewed in Cannabis systematics, including phylogenetics and nomenclature. The family Cannabaceaenow includes Cannabis, Humulus, and eight genera formerly in the Celtidaceae. Grouping Cannabis, Humulus, and Celtisactually goes back 250 years. Print fossil of the extinct genus Dorofeevia…

First Aid for Protestors- A Good Samaritan’s Guide & Packing List

Are you attending protests in support of dismantling White Supremacy? Dr. Sarah Mann gives tips to help you care for yourself and those around you.

Valerie Corral Discusses Cannabis In Hospice & Palliative Care

A debrief of Valerie Corral’s presentation on cannabis for hostpice and palliative care, including case studies and guiding principles for this work.

Cannabis in the Time of Coronavirus Disease 2019: The Yin and Yang of the Endocannabinoid System in Immunocompetence

Are phytocannabinoids helpful or harmful for immune competency in the context of the current coronavirus pandemic?

Meiri Publishes in Nature

In this seminal study, Dr. Dedi Meiri and his team from Israel enhance our knowledge of the content, effect, and variability of cannabinoids across 36 individual cannabis cultivars.

Research Pioneer: Ethan Russo MD

Ethan Russo, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and psychopharmacology researcher. He has held faculty appointments in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Montana, in Medicine at the University of Washington, and as visiting professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is currently Past-President of the International Cannabinoid Research Society, and is former Chairman of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines.

Cannabis sativa: the unconventional “weed” allergen.

Authors: Thad L. Ocampo, Tonya S. Rans
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, March 2015

Passage of legislation in Washington, Colorado, Oregon, Alaska, and the District of Columbia allowing recreational use of marijuana, despite federal regulation to the contrary, highlights the continued debate surrounding this unconventional plant. Allergies to marijuana are no…

Review on clinical studies with cannabis and cannabinoids 2005-2009

Based on the clinical results, cannabinoids present an interesting therapeutic potential mainly as analgesics in chronic neuropathic pain, appetite stimulants in debilitating diseases (cancer and AIDS), as well as in the treatment of multiple sclerosis.