Tag: Science

  • Cannabis Digest Full Issue #48 – Spring 2016

    Read the Full Spring Issue of the Cannabis Digest quarterly journal with stories from Dr. David Allen, Russell Barth and Chris Clay for free online today.

  • Are You EndoCannabinoid Deficient?

    Owen Smith In a previous blog for Canlio I explained the basics of cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system. As with any subject that is both new and complex, various theories are being explored by researchers seeking to explain and exploit cannabinoids for humanity’s benefit. As we depart from a century of cannabinoid prohibition, there are emerging […]

  • Metabolism, Homeostasis and the Endocannabinoid Signaling System.

    The Evolution of Metabolism, Homeostasis and the Endocannabinoid Signaling System. David B. Allen M.D. Homeostasis is a term that is used to describe both the survival of organisms in an ecosystem and the successful survival of cells inside of an organism. Organisms and cell populations can maintain homeostasis in an environment when they have a […]

  • Doctor asks Mexico to Embrace its Endocannabinoid System

    David B. Allen M.D. How the science of the EndoCannabinoid System will change the practice of medicine and the economy Letter to the Mexican Government: My name is David B. Allen M.D. I am a board certified cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon, and have board certification in General Surgery. I am a member of the ICRS […]

  • 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 […]

  • Canna-Dunces: Suppression of Cannabis Science

    Suppressing Scientific Study of Cannabis is an admission of Ulterior Motives. There has been a virtual ban on scientific research on marijuana since the La Guardia Committee report came out in 1944. New York Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, commissioned a scientific study of the effects of Marijuana during 1939-1944. In this study Mayor La Guardia […]

  • Ignorance Is Not Bliss!

    A Survey of American Medical School’s Acceptance of the Science of the ECS (Endocannabinoid System) 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 are coming to realize that the ECS is a master control system […]

  • 10 Areas of Difficulty and Opportunity for the Cannabis Community

    By Ted Smith Previously published on cannabisculture.com On Mar. 28, 2010, the Vancouver Island Hempology 101 Club hosted its 1st Annual Cannabis Convention, at which I had the honour of being the final speaker. Though I have hosted 11 similar conventions at the University of Victoria, this was the first time I scheduled speaking time […]