Cannabis Research

Cannabis Use by Pregnant Women

Follow Us!Share This!Researchers from Kaiser Permanente Northern California wrote a research letter published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on December 26, 2017, Trends in Self-reported and Biochemically Tested Marijuana Use Among Pregnant Females in California From 2009-2016. The researchers found: “From 2009 through 2016, the adjusted prevalence of prenatal marijuana use based on self-report or toxicology increased from 4.2% (95% CI, 4.0%-4.5%) to 7.1% (95% CI, 6.7%-7.5%) and was higher based on toxicology than selfreport each year…
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Medical Cannabis as a Substitute for Prescription Drugs

Follow Us!Share This!Evidence continues to mount that medical cannabis is a viable substitute for several types of prescription medication, including opioid painkillers, anti-anxiety drugs, and sleeping medications. In November 2017, the journal PLOS One published research results out of the New Mexico Medical Marijuana Program (“Associations between medical cannabis and prescription opioid use in chronic pain patients: A preliminary cohort study“) that found “a strong correlation between enrollment in an MCP and cessation or reduction of opioid use. From a…
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Cannabis: Protecting Patients and Reducing Harm

Follow Us!Share This!FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Berkeley, CA—May 1, 2017– Physicians, research scientists and faculty from across the U.S. and around the globe will present the latest scientific, medical and clinical research findings May 18 – 20th at Patients Out of Time’s The Eleventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics: “Cannabis: Protecting Patients and Reducing Harm.” The conference is accredited for CMEs and CEUs and will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Berkeley Marina in Berkeley, CA. Although the initial…
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Faculty Announced For The Eleventh National Clinical Conference On Cannabis Therapeutics

Follow Us!Share This!Faculty members have been announced for The Eleventh National Clinical Conference On Cannabis Therapeutics, which is being held by Patients Out Of Time on May 18-20 2017 in Berkeley, CA. Click here for the full list. Follow Us!Share This!

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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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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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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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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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