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Scientific History of Medical Cannabis

Cannabis was a part of the American pharmacopoeia until 1942 and is currently available by prescription in the Netherlands, Canada, Spain, and Israel in its whole plant form...

Physician’s code of Ethics and Medical Marijuana

Excerpted from the AMA’s current opinions on the physician’s code of ethics

Cannabinoid Receptor as Therapeutic Targets

By Ken Mackie, Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology March 14th, 2006

The Emerging Role of the Endocannabinoid System in Endocrine Regulation and Energy Balance

by Uberto Pagotto, Giovanni Marsicano, Daniela Cota, Beat Lutz, and Renato Pasquali, Endocrine Reviews February 1st, 2006