• One of the best advocates for the power of CBD (Cannabidiol), a non-psychotropic cannabinoid that can be found in cannabis/hemp, are players in the National Football Leage (NFL).  The athletes who participate in this sport are well aware of the need for non-addictive, natural plant-based medicines that do not have the drastic and negative side-effects that often come with opiates.  From The Cannabist: “Cannabis has been proven to be effective for managing pain, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has held a patent since 2003 that suggests...

  • Preliminary research is showing that there may be some positive effects for the treatment of Alzheimer's and dementia using the phytocannabinoid CBD.  Every human is pre-wired to be responsive to cannabinoids through receptors in the Endocannabinoid System. 1- Endocannabinoid signalling in Alzheimer’s disease 2- A molecular link between the active component of marijuana and Alzheimer’s disease pathology 3- Neuroprotective effect of cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive component from Cannabis sativa, on beta-amyloid-induced toxicity in PC12 cells 4- The Role of Endocannabinoid Signaling in the Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Disease 5- Cannabinoids for the treatment of...