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Big Pharma and Medical Cannabis

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“Despite its slow entrance to the clinical setting, medical cannabis research has recently seen renewed interest due to a plethora of data now available boasting its efficacious and safe effects in treating various diseases. Presently, it is no secret that Big Pharma is lobbying against the increasingly confident cannabis wave since the conditions that cannabis […]

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Cannabis Study: Full-Spectrum

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Cannabidiol 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 was just published out of the Lautenberg Center for General […]

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Understanding Your Endocannabinoid System

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Discovered 30 years ago (1990), this system plays a key role by constantly adjusting internal vital processes to respond adequately to changes in our environment. It is a dynamic system, which is based on enzymes and receptors distributed throughout our nervous system, allowing a constant flow of information based on electrochemical signals between our brain […]

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Immune System

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Cannabis alleviates many common HIV/AIDS symptoms such as nausea, loss of appetite, pain, depression and anxiety. It also has a well-deserved reputation for increasing appetite. As also seen with cancer patients, medical marijuana is an effective and non-addictive painkiller. Cannabis can also help with depression. In addition to abundant anecdotal evidence that cannabis can treat […]

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Stress, do I need it?

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Anxiety and depression are two of the most common illnesses in our society today. An accelerated pace of life and the constant bombardment of stimuli to which we are subjected are guilty of a wide variety of mental disorders that have devastating effects on our physical and psychological well-being. According to the World Health Organization, […]