Relax, Eat, Sleep, Forget and Protect

Relax, Eat, Sleep, Forget and Protect

In an early paper on the endocannabinoid system, published in 1998 in Trends in Neuroscience, Prof. Vincenzo Di Marzo and colleagues wrote about many possible actions of endocannabinoids in the nervous system. (Di Marzo V, Melck D, Bisogno T, De Petrocellis L....
Is Cannabis Legal or Illegal? It’s Complicated.

Is Cannabis Legal or Illegal? It’s Complicated.

The legal status of medical cannabis has been contentious for a long time, says Gerald Caplan, a law professor and dean emeritus of Pacific McGeorge School of Law, and now it’s also a legislative oddity. “Because state governments authorize cannabis possession and use...
What is the Endocannabinoid System?

What is the Endocannabinoid System?

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a biological system with ancient beginnings whose elements work throughout the body and brain to balance health and disease. Everything and everyone on Earth that has a backbone — vertebrates, in other words — has an...
Why I’m Writing ‘How Cannabis Heals’

Why I’m Writing ‘How Cannabis Heals’

Having used cannabis recreationally back in the late 1960s and 1970s, I was interested when I started hearing over the past few years about its value as a medicine. And really interested and sort of amazed when my online research about medical cannabis made me...