Is Inhaling Cannabis Bad for You?

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As it stands, cannabis has proven beneficial to one's health in too many ways to list. The cannabinoids contained in cannabis exert their myriad of health effects in particularly gentle ways, and unlike most other pharmaceuticals, cannabis appears…

The Endocannabinoid System and Reproductive Health

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Evolutionarily speaking, if the endocannabinoid system of receptors and ligands were not critical to human life, it would have disappeared early in the course of human development. If the system is not necessary, humans and mammals that genetically…

Endocannabinoids for Endometriosis?

Endometriosis, although not frequently discussed by news media, affects more than 200,000 women in the US every year! During endometriosis, endometrial tissue, which usually grows inside the uterus, manages to transplant itself outside the uterus…

Opioid Withdrawal Treatment: Finding New Roads

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Opioids/opiates have provided significant and sometimes life-saving relief to countless patients. They remain some of the strongest painkillers available and can be especially helpful in rendering comfort in otherwise extremely painful terminal…

Vaping To Relieve Pain, Does It Really Work?

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One of the most popular recurring topics on the Cornerstone blog is pain management, and for good reason; currently available pain treatment options may go a long way toward reducing pain, but most individuals with chronic pain still report…

Nutmeg and ...The Endocannabinoid System?

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As readers know, we spend a lot of time researching and writing articles about the endocannabinoid system, the system of cannabinoids, cannabinoid receptors, and enzymes found in most mammals. For a medical cannabis dispensary, this might seem…

Emerging Neuroprotective Agents from Cannabinoids

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Every component of the body is inherently related. When one organ fails or declines in health, another organ will follow. Liver failure, for instance, poses a dire health risk on it’s own. However, beyond the immediate, life-threatening aspects…

Real Life Cannabinoid Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

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As a blog concerned with new developments in cannabinoid science, we tend to do a lot of writing about future treatments, or new scientific developments that may eventually lead to treatments. Part of the issue is that large-scale, clinical…

Retinal Health and Cannabis- "Seeing" the Difference

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Glaucoma was one of the first applications identified for medical cannabis treatment and remains one of the most common medical reasons for prescription. Why? In the 1970’s initial slew of cannabis-centric research, the Journal of the American…

New Role for Cannabinoids in Diabetes Treatment

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The endocannabinoid system is one of the biggest sleeper hits of modern science. Despite going ignored until the early 90’s, we’re discovering more and more how vital and essential this system of naturally produced cannabinoids, their receptors,…