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A Resource For The Dietary And Medicinal Study And Use Of Cannabis





The Dietary And Medicinal Uses Of Cannabis

Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis
A hour-long documentary from Montana PBS revealing how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat illness

Cannabis as a Unique Functional Food” (pdf-2MB)
An article by Dr. Courtney from Treating Yourself (Issue 24, 2010) regarding the use of raw cannabis as a dietary supplement.

Raw Medicine” (pdf-576KB)
An article from High Times Medical Marijuana by Kym Kemp detailing Kristen Peskuski's health challenges and the healing power of raw cannabis.

Cannabis and Cannabinoids” from the National Cancer Institute
An overview of the use of Cannabis and its components as a treatment for people with cancer

Cannabidiol As A Novel Inhibitor Of Id-1 Gene Expression In Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells (pdf-228KB)
An article from Molecular Cancer Therapeutics by McAllister, et al, regarding the use of CBD to decrease the spread of breast cancer cells.

A Molecular Link between the Active Component of Marijuana and Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology (pdf-144KB)
An article from Molecular Pharmaceutics by Eubanks, et al, regarding the use of THC to treat Alzheimer’s Disease.

Cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System (pdf-160KB)
A review from Cannabinoids by Franjo Grotenhermen, regarding human cannabinoid receptors and their activation.

Biologically Active Cannabinoids from High-Potency Cannabis sativa (pdf-428KB)
An article from the Journal of Natural Products by Radwan, et al, identifying nine new biologically active compounds in Cannabis.

Integration of Medical Nutrition Therapy and Pharmacotherapy (pdf-116KB)
A position paper from the American Dietetic Association, regarding medical nutrition therapy as a part of the Nutrition Care Process.

Non-psychotropic Plant Cannabinoids: New Therapeutic Opportunities From An Ancient Herb (pdf-820KB)
An article from Trends in Pharmacological Sciences by Izzo, Borrelli, Capasso, Di Marzo, and Mechoulam which details medical values of non-mind-altering compounds in cannabis.

“Form Of Medical Marijuana Won't Get You High, But It's Creating A Buzz”
An artice from The Washington Post by Karl Vick on Dr. Courtney's practice and the medical benefits of raw cannabis.

The Summer 09 Issue of O’Shaughnessy’s, the Journal of Cannabis in Clinical Practice
Articles include: “Lab Starts Testing Cannabis — High CBD Strains Identified”, “Obama Administration Policy: A Guide for the Perplexed”, and “Cannabinoids and Cancer”
ICRS 2009 Program (pdf-3.9MB)
Abstracts from 2009’s International Cannabinoid Research Society. This year, they focus largely on the use of CBD in managing aggressive breast cancer.
ICRS 2008 Program (pdf-1.9MB)
Abstracts from 2008’s International Cannabinoid Research Society include current research on heat sensitive cannabinoids (CBDA, THCA, CBCA, CBGA), the new receptors (GPR55 and GPR12), and CBD's actions on a broad range of medical conditions, including bone remodeling, angiogenic switches, and cancer of the prostate, brain, and skin.
ICRS 2007 Program (pdf-1.6MB)
Abstracts from 2007’s International Cannabinoid Research Society.
ICRS 2006 Program (pdf-1.1MB)
Abstracts from 2006’s International Cannabinoid Research Society.
Granny Storm Crow’s MMJ Reference List (pdf-5MB)
420 pages of links to articles about medical marijuana.