“The life expectancy for pancreatic cancer patients has barely changed in the last 40 years because there are very few, and mostly only palliative care, treatments available,”
The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 classified all forms of cannabis as a Schedule I drug, making it illegal to grow it in the United States.3
Pain associated with integumentary wounds is highly prevalent, yet it remains an area of significant unmet need within health care. Currently, systemically administered opioids are the mainstay of treatment. However, recent publications are casting opioids in a negative light given their high side effect profile, inhibition of wound healing, and association with accidental overdose, incidents that are frequently fatal.
I’m involved in the Israeli medicinal cannabis industry from its infancy and actively been developing technologies for products and projects worldwide
“It’s already a billion-dollar industry in the U.S.,”
“We are supposed to trust our government, the police, and our doctors. How can we when they are not being honest with us? My husband is alive today because of this plant. It is medicine. It’s our medicine for life.”
Patterns of medicinal cannabis use, strain analysis, and substitution effect among patients with migraine, headache, arthritis, and chronic pain in a medicinal cannabis cohort
Medicinal cannabis registries typically report pain as the most common reason for use. It would be clinically useful to identify patterns of cannabis treatment in migraine and headache, as compared to arthritis and chronic pain, and to analyze preferred cannabis strains, biochemical profiles, and prescription medication substitutions with cannabis.
“We are trying to raise law-abiding citizens. And it just seems so hard. The law is too harsh. It’s really too harsh.”
Is Cannabidiol a Promising Substance for New Drug Development? A Review of its Potential Therapeutic Applications
The pharmacological importance of cannabidiol (CBD) has been in study for several years. CBD is the major nonpsychoactive constituent of plant Cannabis sativa and its administration is associated with reduced side effects. Hence, CBD is a promising substance for the development of new drug. However further research and clinical studies are required to explore its complete potential.
Cannabidiol boosts levels of a “happy chemical” anadamide that is thought to be the secret of its success at removing the effect of smoking cues