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September 2015

HealthResearch

India is a land steeped in faith and mysticism. Ayurveda, combining the Sanskrit words for life and knowledge7, is a system of medicine intertwined inextricably with these traits. That a core of belief combined with empirical experimentation could produce a viable medical regimen still widely practiced after well over 5000 years

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EducationHealth

At Oaksterdam University, we meet hundreds of physicians who want to learn more about medicinal cannabis and who ultimately want the option to recommend it for their patients. Many times these doctors have been approached by patients or they recognize that the opiate solutions available no longer work for particular

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Health

    Many of us realize the important of “balance” in our daily lives. Balancing work and play is a critical part of our physical and mental health. For example, replacing omega-6 rich processed foods (e.g., french fries, potato chips, and pastries) with omega-3 rich healthy alternatives (e.g., salmon steak,

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Conferences

Medical cannabis is gaining acceptance across the United States. Not only do many more Americans favor shifting the focus of the nation’s drug policy, 23 states have legalized medical marijuana and an additional 19 states proposed legislation to legalize it this year. The number of legal medical marijuana patients in

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Health

As Cannabidiol’s (CBD)’s medicinal qualities continue to make waves across the country, more states are starting to look into limited medical marijuana legalization laws so their residents can get access to CBD products to treat their debilitating medical conditions. If a patient is unlucky enough to live in a state with no laws in place

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Society

Cannabis is not only a plant; it is also an elegant botanical compound. Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds in the cannabis plant with many beneficial therapeutic applications. The cannabis plant is also the source of fiber and seeds that have tremendous economic value as raw materials for industrial use, food

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Studies

Bedrocan Canada Inc. (“Bedrocan” or the “Company”), a subsidiary of Tweed Marijuana Inc. (TSXV: TWD) (“TMI” or “Tweed”), along with its sister company Tweed Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of the EQUAL (Evaluation QUAlity of Life) study. The clinical research initiative is a multi-centre, non-interventional, un-blinded study to

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Video

The Cannabis Manifesto is both a call to action and a radical vision of humans’ relationship with this healing but controversial plant. Steve DeAngelo, the founder of Harborside Health Center, the world’s largest medical-cannabis dispensary, presents a compelling case for cannabis as a wellness catalyst that must be legalized. His

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NewsUSA

Aphios, a biotechnology company based in Massachusetts, has announced news today that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded it a Phase II of a Fast Track SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grant to manufacture CBD from marijuana. The primary goal of this grant is to is

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Research

Cashinbis host Tim Strombel sits down with Dr. Sue Sisley to talk about her journey into the cannabis world. While Sue has never used cannabis herself, she has seen the impact it has had on her patients. More specifically, veterans suffering from PTSD, as Sue has worked directly with those

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