Cannabis and Cancer Cells
Dr. Christina Sanchez explains how cannabis kills cancer cells.
Weed the People
Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein reveal the personal stories of those whose lives are caught up in the cannabis medicine controversy. Watch the trailer, download or rent it here:
Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Weed Series
CNN's award-winning chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a chief neurosurgeon, puts medical marijuana under the microscope. Watch the 4-part series here:
Dr. David Meiri: Matching an effective cannabis strain extract for a specific subtype of cancer
Presented at CannMed 2017
The Use of Medical Cannabis in the Elderly in Israel: UCLA Health Cannabis Research Initiative
Ran Abuhasira, MD. PhD Candidate at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, and Inbal Sikorin, RN, Head Nurse, Niamedic. 2nd Annual UCLA Interdisciplinary Cannabis Symposium May 18, 2018 Learn more about the UCLA Health Cannabis Research Initiative at https://uclahealth.org/cannabis
Study: Medical Marijuana Helps Children Who Have Seizures
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine saw a nearly 40 percent drop in seizures for participants who were using the marijuana derivative called cannabidiol. Watch the news report here:
Colleges Incorporate Cannabis Studies into Their Curricula
Schools across the country are incorporating marijuana into the curriculum. In New Jersey Stockton University introduced a new cannabis studies minor in the fall of 2018.
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 in Australia are now applying scientific rigour to convert anecdote into data and it turns out there could be plenty of promise in this so-called “wonder weed.” #ABCcatalyst
TEDMED Talks: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana
David Casarett, Professor of Medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine and Chief of Palliative Care for the Duke Health System, challenges our mainstream healthcare system to look for inspiration in a setting often considered taboo: medical marijuana.
Cannabasics: The Endocannabinoid System
How does Cannabis work? How does it take effect when we consume it? The secret to this lies in the Endocannabinoid system of our bodies - a complex system of interdependent neurotransmitters and endogenous chemicals, and the series of receptors that transmit them.