Medical

Can marijuana be used to treat asthma? Has there been any evidence regarding long-term negative effects of medical marijuana? Prof. Raphael Mechoulam, of the Institute of Drug Research at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Faculty of Medicine, answers all your medical marijuana questions in this month’s Expert on the Spot! For those of you with
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As the world slowly warms to medicinal cannabis, much has been made of its proposed health benefits. But have we over-estimated what pot can do for the sick? Website: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/thefeed Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thefeedsbsviceland Twitter: https://twitter.com/thefeedsbs Insta: https://instagram.com/thefeedsbs
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During the 2017 National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week’s Chat Day event, Dr. Dave Thomas, from NIDA answers a question from a Rivet High School student in Indiana. Molly N. asks: “People use marijuana for medical reasons today. How do doctors ensure that the patient won’t be addicted to marijuana, once the patient no longer
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The anecdotal evidence that cannabis has a positive effect on a long list of medical conditions from epilepsy, pain, cancer, even Alzheimer’s Disease is building. However, to date there’s been scant clinical evidence to back up these claims. At long last that may be changing. Researchers are now applying scientific rigour to convert anecdote into
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A panel of legal and medical experts join author Ed Rosenthal in a discussion on the impact of state laws allowing medical marijuana versus federal efforts to override all decriminalization statutes in this forum sponsored by the Independent Institute, Harper’s Magazine and the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. Series: “Richard and Rhoda
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Featuring Danny Bega, MD of Northwestern Medicine. The program reviews what we know, and don’t know, about the role of medical cannabis for dystonia, and provides information to help individuals make informed decisions in partnership with their doctors about the use of cannabis products.
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This video provides information about the association between cannabis and mental health. Studies have shown that cannabis use does affect depression, anxiety and schizophrenia. The video presents a real-life story about Carly, who shares about her experience of cannabis affecting her mental health. In addition, a psychiatrist shares her insight on the science behind the
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The Brand New OFFICIAL animated music video from Macka B – Medical Marijuana Card. “Taken from the Album Never Played A 45” Produced by Chris Peckings and Macka.B and first released in 2012, this “Medical Marijuana Song” has had a total revamp creating a unique animated Reggae Video. Based on a true story, Macka.B was
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Synthetic Non-Psychoactive Cannabinoids for Chronic Pain – Igor Spigelman, PhD, Professor, Division of Oral Biology & Medicine, UCLA School of Dentistry Inaugural 2017 UCLA Cannabis Research Symposium A historic series of talks from visiting speakers and UCLA faculty about the science of cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannnabinoid system, as we work towards the establishment of
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Eileen Davidson, a member of the Patient Advisory Board of @Arthritis Research Canada, interviews Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles, Associate Professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at @McGill University, on medical marijuana and pain management in arthritis. Learn more: Arthritis Broadcast Network – https://arthritisbroadcastnetwork.org/ Arthritis Research Canada – https://www.arthritisresearch.ca/ McGill University Pain Centre – https://www.mcgill.ca/paincentre/
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Dr. Danial Schecter, a prescribing physician, describes the new process for accessing medical cannabis in Canada, and discusses the kinds of questions patients should ask their physician when considering medical cannabis to treat their arthritis symptoms. See also “Accessing medical cannabis for arthritis: Part 2” http://youtu.be/FeLvGun7TZE
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This video provides an overview of medical marijuana, its compounds and legality. It sheds light on the usage of cannabis in chronic pain and the literature regarding it. Furthermore, it looks at an alternative treatment, opioids, and compares the pros and cons of each. This video was made by McMaster Demystifying Medicine students: Victor Nguyen,
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Dr. Mark Edwin explains the role of cannabis use in health care at the 2019 Living with and Overcoming My Cancer symposium. This patient and caregiver symposium provides comprehensive, patient-friendly information on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. This annual symposium provides a unique opportunity for supportive and beneficial dialog between patients, their family members
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How can the effects of THC from the cannabis plant be harnessed to deliver better treatments for epilepsy and other conditions? UT Southwestern researchers are one step closer to solving that riddle by capturing the most detailed image yet of the brain receptor that activates THC, opening potential new pathways for the development of safer
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In this video, I had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Safiya Lyn-Lassite about why she chose to become a Cannabis perscribing doctor, tips for those interested in doing the same, typical day in the life and tips for all! Dr. Lyn-Lassiter graduated with honors from Trinity University (DC) with a Bachelor of Science in
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Presented At: LabRoots – Cannabis Sciences Virtual Event 2019 Presented By: Ruth Bertrand, LPN – Member ACNA, Member Delaware NORMYL and Delaware Cannabis Advocacy Network, Medical Marijuana Patient Advocate-Consultant Speaker Biography: Ruth Bertrand is a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Delaware who began advocating for cannabis reform a few years ago and has
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The Science of Medical Cannabis for Arthritis Jason J. McDougall, Ph.D Mark A. Ware, Ph.D Quebec Forum on Arthritis 2016 65% of Canadians taking medical cannabis are doing so to help ease the pain of arthritis. What does this mean for you? Join Dr. Jason McDougall (Dalhousie) and Dr. Mark Ware (McGill) to discuss the
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