Inhibiting Re-Uptake To Enable Treatment: The Endocannabinoid System and New Medicines

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In popular culture, we like to think of an inventor as someone who notices a problem, thinks really hard about a solution, and solves that problem with a novel device or approach. Oftentimes however, discovery proceeds in reverse: first a solution…

The US Race to Catch Up on Cannabis Research

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You may have already seen this month’s issue of Time Magazine; it features a lab rat smoking a joint. Ten years ago, if someone had told me that this would be the cover of a fairly conservative magazine aimed at middle-age readers, I would…

THCV. Forget What You've Heard

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One of the biggest obstacles to responsible proponents of medical cannabis is the amount of misinformation we have to contend with from both sides. On one side there are  government-sponsored publications that directly misconstrue the science…

Does Long Term Cannabis Use Make You Dumb?

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I vape cannabis several times a day and have no intentions of stopping anytime soon. It’s never slowed my work ethic or turned me into a zombie. Instead, I feel more creative and at peace. I don’t have any life threatening health conditions…

Sex, Hormones, and Cannabinoids

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When I was growing up, one of the ‘reefer madness’ propaganda claims that used to scare teens away from cannabis was that it could make male users develop extra fatty breast tissue (yes, you read that correctly: man boobs) and lose sexual…