Book Review: Cannabis sativa L.: Botany and Biotechnology

What does it take to make a difference in the cannabis research field or in its industry? Given the state of things the question can be too paralyzing to ask. With research roadblocks that take years to navigate, the only protection for the industry from the Drug Enforcement Agency is an annually reviewed CJS amendment,1 […]

The Biochemical System Controlling the Effects of Cannabis: An Introduction

In every human there are complex biological systems working to keep physiological functions in order. When these biochemical systems are functioning optimally, they maintain optimal mood and help maintain appropriate levels of immunity, proper digestion, regular sleep, and brain function. The housekeeping properties of these systems have an important role in modulating health and disease. […]

Marijuana May Improve Metabolic Status in Adults With Obesity

Marijuana use was associated with better metabolic status, including lower insulin resistance and fasting insulin levels, in a study involving 129,509 adults with obesity 18 to 59 years of age. The findings, which are based on data from the 2009 to 2016 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, were reported in the Journal of Diabetes.