Part One: The Endocannabinoid System and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

 The importance of the discovery of the role that the endocannabinoid system (ECS) plays in human health and disease cannot be understated. Cannabinoid receptors are the most highly expressed of any G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) in the body. They’re the only ones to play a direct role in virtually every aspect of the human body (CNS and...

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Meet The Woman Who Says She Beat Her Lung Cancer With Cannabis Oil

When 54-year-old wife and mother Sharon Kelly began experiencing sharp pains on the left side of her body near her ribs, she thought it was a result of a strong massage she’d had sometime earlier, and failed to give it much thought. After several days passed and the pain failed to subside, she began to think she might be suffering from...

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Doctors' Choice: Marijuana Over Alcohol

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Doctors all across America are coming out for marijuana, proclaiming it the lesser of two evils when compared to the dangers of alcohol. Here's what our resident expert sussed out....

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Why The NIH May Be Investigating Cannabinoids For Possible Cancer Treatment

The evidence that cannabinoids fight cancer has been accruing since 1974 (at least), when researchers at the University of Virginia determined that both tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) inhibited a form of lung cancer. Since then, hundreds of studies have further confirmed the anti-cancer effects of those major cannabinoids, as...

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