Category Archives: Noticias

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Cannabis Use During Pregnancy: Is it Safe?

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is using cannabis during pregnancy safe?

Pamela is newly pregnant with her third child. She and her husband think this is going to be their last one because she is having a dreadful time with nausea – morning sickness that lasts all day long. She knows all the tricks. Saltines by her bedside, taking Vitamin B6 and B12, and eating frequently even though her stomach is queasy. She tried ginger. She tried acupuncture. She considered hypnosis. None of it is working, and the added stress of two little ones who still need her attention is making her pregnancy a miserable experience.

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CBD for Fibromyalgia and Opioid Withdrawal

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patient testimony: CBD to wean off opiates for fibromyalgia

I wanted to relay the experience I’m having with CBD aiding opiate withdrawal. I am a 72-year-old woman. A doctor put me on fentanyl patches about 10 years ago, after trying various painkillers for my intense fibromyalgia pain. They did not notify me how difficult, if not impossible, it would be to get off of them. I use the generic Mylan brand, which can be cut down without deleterious effects. Several times over the years I have attempted to taper down, but even cutting off the tiniest sliver of the patch resulted in intense withdrawal symptoms, so I gave up.

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ICRS 2017: Report from Montreal

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Dr. Paula Dall’Stella at ICRS conference in Montreal, June 2017

During the last week of June, more than 400 scientists from 25 countries met in Montreal for the 27th annual symposium of the International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS). Several presentations and posters showcased new findings about cannabidiol (CBD), the non-euphoric component of the cannabis plant that is transforming the medical marijuana landscape.

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CBD and Parkinson’s Disease

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How cannabinoid therpay may help Parkinson's disease

Scientists at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky have identified a previously unknown molecular target of cannabidiol (CBD), which may have significant therapeutic implications for Parkinson’s Disease (PD).

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Marijuana for the Masses

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How cannabis helped to ease the pain of changing times

It’s been 50 years since the fabled “Summer of Love” in San Francisco. The City by the Bay was the epicenter of a countercultural uprising fueled by cannabis and LSD, which happened so vividly and with such intensity that it generated worldwide attention.

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Project CBD Responds to California’s Proposed Testing Requirements

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Project CBD response to California cannabis testing regulations

Our organization outlines our concerns with the State of California’s proposed regulations for cannabis testing regarding pesticides, heavy metals, and solvents and our recommendations for amending them. We believe the following recommendations will benefit patients, recreational users, and people working in the industry.

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Many Animals Know How to Self-Medicate

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Animals know how to use medicinal plants

Humans aren’t the only species who know how to ingest medicinal plants for their health. Discover the botanical remedies that other animals take, and why they have evolved to do so.

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Cannabis & Spirituality

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The genus Cannabis has been seen and felt as a being, or a deity, in multiple cultures. This book excerpt by Kathleen Harrison discusses some of the historical cultural and spiritual uses of the cannabis plant across the globe.

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Dosing THCA: Less is more

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How much THCA to take

THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) is the non-psychoactive acid form of THC found in the plant when raw. THCA converts to THC when it is decarboxylated. Discover the clinical and laboratory research on THCA for epilepsy, chronic pain, digestive disorders, and more.

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Who Is She?

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the historical uses of marijuana in various cultures

The genus Cannabis has been seen and felt as a being, or a deity, in multiple cultures. This book excerpt by Kathleen Harrison discusses some of the historical cultural and spiritual uses of the cannabis plant across the globe.

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