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  • Teaching Cannabis Medicine in Canada: Interviews with Dr. David Hepburn and Dr. Robert Sealy.

    In every five years of their professional lives, family physicians and specialists in Canada must complete 250 credit hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME.)  To fulfill this requirement they trudge off regularly to lectures, study sessions, and educational conferences.  In 2013 it became more likely that they could gain such credits in Canada by attending […]

  • CBD Protective Against Ebola Virus

    By David Allen M.D. There is good scientific evidence that cannabinoids, and in particular Cannabidiol (CBD), may offer control of the immune system and in turn provide protection from viral infections (4). Cannabis has already been recognized to inhibit fungus and bacteria and can be considered a new class of antimicrobial because of the different […]

  • Changing Doctors Minds About Cannabis

    (Photo: 15th Hempology Cannabis Convention with, from left to right, Dr. Neil McKinney, Dr. David Hepburn, Me, Cam Birge and Ted Smith) Dr. David Hepburn MD wants to help educate Canadian doctors about the potential uses of medical cannabis. Dr. Hepburn was a keynote speaker at the 15th annual cannabis convention held by the University […]

  • Survey of the Endocannabinoid System in Medical Schools

    A Survey of American Medical School’s Acceptance of the Science of the ECS (Endocannabinoid System) By Dr. David Allen, Nathan Stewart, Sioux Colombe and Ron Mullins   Introduction The discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is the single most important scientific medical discovery since the recognition of sterile surgical technique. As our knowledge expands, we […]

  • Doctors against the Drug war

    image: Dr. David Allen shakes hands By Owen Smith   Cannabis Digest Blogger Dr. David Allen is a retired heart surgeon who moved to California after there medical cannabis referendum passed and started a medical office that recommended cannabis to patients. He left his fifty-acre property in Mississippi in the care of his sister and […]