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Cannabidiol in Humans—The Quest for Therapeutic Targets

Abstract: Cannabidiol (CBD), a major phytocannabinoid constituent of cannabis, is attracting growing attention in medicine for its anxiolytic, antipsychotic, antiemetic and anti-inflammatory properties. However, up to this point, a comprehensive…

THE COSTS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN CANADA 2002

Abstract: This study examined the impact of substance abuse on Canadian society. It estimated that impact in terms of death, illness and economic costs caused in whole or in part…

Human Cannabinoid Pharmacokinetics

Abstract: A multitude of roles for the endogenous cannabinoid system has been proposed by recent research efforts. A large number of endogenous cannabinoid neurotransmitters or endocannabinoids have been identified, and…

Introduction from – Marijuana: Medical Papers

Medicine in the Western World has forgotten almost all it once knew about therapeutic properties of marijuana, or cannabis. Analgesia, anticonvulsant action, appetite stimulation, ataraxia, antibiotic properties and low toxicity…