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October 2015

Health

Musculoskeletal symptoms and orthopedic conditions are the second-most common reason for physician visits in the United States at a staggering annual cost of close to $1 trillion. Finding safe, cost-effective therapeutic options is quickly becoming a top priority for those concerned about health and productivity, from practitioners and patients to

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CommentaryResearchStudies

Before I take you on a short journey a few caveats should be noted. I do not hold a PhD, I do call myself a scientist nor am I a statistician. However, I am very much a researcher both in my curiosity to explore and discover relationships in science.  

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Policy and Legislation

This article by Christopher Ingraham, appears courtesy of the Independent  In a strongly-worded new report out Tuesday, researchers at the Brookings Institution call on the federal government to eliminate roadblocks to medical marijuana research in the U.S. “The federal government is stifling medical research in a rapidly transforming area of public

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Health

Building on a previous article, Cannabidiol 101: A Peek into Cannabinoid Chemistry, the endocannabinoid system, or ECS, is a remarkably complex signaling network that has widespread effects within the body. In fact, many studies have been published examining the effects of various components of the ECS on appetite, metabolic health,

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Education

This article originally appeared via Constance Pure Botanic Extracts.   (Cannabis Health wholeheartedly endorses the dialogue.)   We prefer to use the scientific name, cannabis, rather than the common name, marijuana, because we are aligned with evidence-based medical research and practices that further an understanding of the medical potential of the

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Policy and Legislation

by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Super-majorities of voters believe that medical cannabis should be legal, and most men additionally support legalizing marijuana for all adults, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University Swing State poll. Pollsters gauged support for marijuana law reform in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Florida

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Health

There is accumulating scientific evidence that the endocannabinoid system plays an important role in how the body regulates energy (calorie) balance, as well as carbohydrate and fat metabolism. As such, the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is an often overlooked key in the regulation of body weight and body composition (note: “body

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Interviews

CHJ:  Welcome Daniel to Cannabis Health.   We appreciate thoughtful ventures in the medical cannabis industry, particularly those involved in research as we believe that the more we know about the potential of cannabinoid science, the more likely we can find targeted therapies to a variety of ailments.   Would you mind

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Business

Cross roads, right turns, speed bumps and highways. Sound like directions? Perhaps but this isn’t the yellow brick road. The bricks are green and navigating the road to marijuana ventures holds its fair share of roadblocks. If you have travel plans to enter the licensed and regulated cannabis industry, be prepared

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Research

Many people have started eating hemp foods, or consuming either cannabis-derived or hemp oil drops, in order to take advantage of one of nature’s healthiest foods. Although there are a number of important items you should consider before making changes to your diet or consumption habits, one vital fact outweighs

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