European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Grenoble, France, researchers have investigated the interaction between D9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and some proteins it might bind to.
As more U.S. states legalize cannabis (also known as marijuana) for medical and recreational use, increasing numbers of people are experimenting with it for pain relief.
The likelihood of cannabis use becoming federally legal is increasing, so it’s important for nursing professionals and nursing students to be able to provide knowledgeable and effective medical cannabis care to their patients.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s executive order to partly legalize medical marijuana in the Bluegrass State for certain individuals goes into effect Jan. 1.
Insufficient management of cancer-associated chronic and neuropathic pain adversely affects patient quality of life. Patients who do not respond well to opioid analgesics, or have severe side effects from the use of traditional analgesics are in need of alternative therapeutic op-tions.
Officials in New Mexico have approved anxiety disorders as a qualifying condition under the state’s medical marijuana program.
This article reviews the literature on the use of marijuana in the elderly. Pharmacists play an important role in the management of medications including drug use of potentially illegal drugs, including marijuana.
Consultant psychiatrist, Dr Niraj Singh, shares the case of an 82-year-old dementia patient who has seen improvements in mood, expression and quality of life since being prescribed cannabis.
IBD patients (inflammatory bowel disease) report symptom benefits and fewer emergency room visits while consuming medical cannabis, a study has found.
This review discusses three different associations between cannabinoids and cancer. First, it assesses evidence that smoking of cannabis preparations may cause cancers of the aerodigestive and respiratory system.