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