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Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Medical and Psychiatric Problems A Clinical Review

Original source is Journal of the American Medical Society June 23/30, 2015, Vol 313, No. 24  Abstract Importance  Cannabis and cannabinoid drugs are widely used to treat disease or alleviate symptoms, but their efficacy for specific indications is not clear.Objective  To conduct a systematic review of the benefits and adverse events (AEs) of cannabinoids.Data Sources  Twenty-ei...
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Cannabis Study: Full-Spectrum Cannabis Extracts More Medically Effective than CBD Alone

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been the focus of many medical cannabis studies, and continues to prove itself as a powerful anti-inflammatory drug. What makes CBD even more desirable for some patients is that it does not cause the psychoactive effects associated with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).An extremely interesting study (Overcoming the Bell-Shaped Dose-Response of Cannabidiol by using Cannabis ...
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The Scientist – Are We Missing Something?

“The Scientist” is a documentary that traces the story of Nobel prize nominee Dr Raphael Mechoulam from his early days as a child of the Holocaust in Bulgaria, through his immigration to Israel, and his career as the chief investigator into the chemistry and biology of the world’s most misunderstood plant. Dr. Mechoulam ascertained that THC interacts with the largest receptor system in the human b...
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Daniel Haslam’s legacy leads to medicinal cannabis windfall

Daniel Haslam's legacy leads to medicinal cannabis windfall The legacy of a young man from Tamworth who changed the NSW Premier's view on medicinal cannabis has been boosted through a $33 million dollar donation to the University of Sydney  grandfather's love has lead to a $33 million dollar donation to Sydney University for medicinal cannabis research. Businessman and philanthropist Barry Lamb...
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Medicinal marijuana ‘should be researched, not legalised’

Family First NZ says that medicinal marijuana should not be legalised, but is calling for further research into the components of the marijuana plant for delivery via non-smoked formsFamily First is calling for the following: - the expansion of research into the components of the marijuana plant for delivery via non-smoked forms. (Supported by NZMA) - the establishment of an emergency or res...
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