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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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Sept. 25: The Endocannabinoid System and Cannabis: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know

Follow Us!Share This!The Endocannabinoid System and Cannabis: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016 Time: 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. [Registration from 9 – 10 a.m.] Location: NMC Hagerty Center, 715 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI Contact Hours: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16044, for 6 contact hours Cost: $50.00* until September 24 (*for Healthcare Professionals seeking CEUs; specially discounted rates for patients, the general public, and for HCPs not…
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Continuing Education Seminar, Medical Cannabis, Michigan, Public Policy, State Laws, Therapeutic Effects

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Multiple Sclerosis

Follow Us!Share This!Both Ladd and Barbara live in Iowa. Both have been ill for years. Decades ago Ladd found out that the US government was giving medical cannabis to certain patients for their illnesses through the Compassionate Investigational New Drug (IND) program. He has multiple sclerosis (MS) and he found through personal experimentation that his symptoms improved and the disease was put in a remission-like state when he used cannabis regularly. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neurological disorder that results…
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Cathy

Follow Us!Share This!My recollection is that I met Cathy about the time I had first heard about her illness and her success in combating it. This would have been about 1990. Over fifty years earlier Lou Gehrig spoke to a sell out crowd of fans before his last appearance as the sterling and remarkable “iron man” NY Yankee first baseman and told the crowd, the speakers echoing in the stadium, that he was “the luckiest man alive.” This was quite…
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1860

Follow Us!Share This! A couple of weeks ago I picked up a copy of Navy Times at my American Legion Post in Florida, a newspaper dedicated to Navy interest issues that has comparable siblings covering the Army and Air Force. The news was distressing to an old hand. Senior enlisted, “Chiefs”, were being scolded by the Chief of the Navy about their penchant for alcohol. Letters to the editor called for those abusing alcohol to be removed from the service….
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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