Cannabis Research

Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids

Follow Us!Share This!New from the National Academies of Science: Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research. “Significant changes have taken place in the policy landscape surrounding cannabis legalization, production, and use. During the past 20 years, 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis and/or cannabidiol (a component of cannabis) for medical conditions or retail sales at the state level and 4 states have legalized both the medical and recreational use…
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Cannabis Research, Medical Cannabis, News, Public Policy, Therapeutic Effects

The AMA and Medical Cannabis

Follow Us!Share This! During the month of November 2009 the American Medical Association made an announcement about medical cannabis that was met with enthusiasm by some advocates of medicinal treatment with cannabis. This author does not see the recent comments by the AMA as instructive, compassionate or relevant to the world wide research published on the subject. The AMA cautiously wants more “study”, patients want cannabis. Cannabis is a plant that is intricate to the human body’s balance, homeostasis, acting…
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Cannabis Research

Nutrition

Follow Us!Share This! A major cause of illness and death is nutritional deficiency. We all know that lack of food makes us feel weak and tired with a loss of stamina and short term energy. Humans have long sought food from our earth’s bounty and have found protein and carbohydrates and sugars in large enough quantity to sustain and enlarge the human race. But what is the best food? The perfect food? Cannabis has been grown for food and medicine…
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Cannabis Research, Therapeutic Effects

Veterans, Post Traumatic Stress and Medical Cannabis

Follow Us!Share This!Patients Out of Time recognizes that the federal prohibition of herbal cannabis is unjust and hurts patients. In 2010 Dr. Robert Petzel, the Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs issued a Directive that acknowledged the medical value of cannabis and directed VA physicians that they could continue to provide treatment to Veterans who use cannabis as long as they live in a state with a medical cannabis law and have a recommendation for cannabis from a civilian physician. This…
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Cannabis Research, News, Veteran Issues