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Cannabis as Medicine: How CBD (Cannabidiol) Benefits the Brain and Nervous System, Audrey Lefebvre, 2016

Cannabis as Medicine: How CBD (Cannabidiol) Benefits the Brain and Nervous System Audrey Lefebvre wakeup-world.com/2016/03/20/cannabis-as-medicine-how-cbd-cannabidiol-benefits-the-human-brainand-nervous-system/   Cannabidiol (CBD) is an active cannabinoid found in cannabis which, unlike THC (tetrahydro-cannabinol), does not produce a psychoactive effect in the brain. For this reason, CBD has become a primary focus of medicinal cannabis studies. CBD has been found to have a wide range of benefits, including lowering blood sugar levels, promoting bone growth, and importantly, protecting the human brain and nervous system from degeneration. How CBD Protects the Nervous System The nervous system is comprised of two main parts: the peripheral nervous system, which includes the nerves and ganglia on [...]

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Priority Considerations for Medicinal Cannabis-Related Research, Marcel O. Bonn-Miller et al., 2019

Priority Considerations for Medicinal Cannabis-Related Research Marcel O. Bonn-Miller, Charles V. Pollack, Jr., David Casarett, Richard Dart, Mahmoud ElSohly, Larry Good, Manuel Guzman, Lumır Hanus, Kevin P. Hill, Marilyn A. Huestis, Eric Marsh, Susan Sisley, Nancy Skinner, Judith Spahr, Ryan Vandrey, Eugene Viscusi, Mark A. Ware, and Donald Abrams Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, 2019, Volume 4, Number 3, 1-19. DOI: 10.1089/can.2019.0045   Keywords : medicinal cannabis; medical marijuana   Introduction and Rationale The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s 2017 publication The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research provided a significant contribution by synthesizing the existing evidence base [...]

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