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Cannabis and Pain: Why cannabis is a powerful weapon to fight the opioid epidemic

One of the greatest public health issues facing the country is the worsening opioid epidemic. Prescription opioids are the first line of pain treatment following surgery or other pain-related conditions. The benefit of these drugs is that they work, at least in the short term. But overtime, tolerance to the drug develops, requiring the user […]

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Cannabis protects the brain after injury

Note: for a more thorough discussion on the issue, please see my article on Civilized.life. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) affect an estimated 42 million people annually and carry a massive $76.5 economic burden in the United States, alone. Many of these TBIs are sports related, but they also result from vehicle accidents and war. Nearly […]

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A Case for Cannabidiol: A Guide to CBD’s Medicinal Potential

For a pdf version, click  The emergence of high cannabidiol (CBD)-marijuana strains and CBD-rich medicinal products over the last 20 years has led to an explosion in the medicinal use of cannabis. CBD is an abundant non-psychoactive phytocannabinoid in cannabis that is thought to convey many of its medicinal benefits. While medicinal use of cannabis […]