Archive | December, 2003

Ontario court affirms that medical marijuana regulations are unconstitutional.

Can HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev. 2003 Dec;8(3):53-6. Ontario court affirms that medical marijuana regulations are unconstitutional. Cruess G. Abstract On 7 October 2003, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision in Hitzig, which found that the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations (MMAR) represented an unconstitutional barrier to accessing a legal […]

Cannabinoid receptor systems: therapeutic targets for tumour intervention.

 2003 Dec;7(6):749-58. Cannabinoid receptor systems: therapeutic targets for tumour intervention. Jones S1, Howl J. Author information Abstract The past decade has witnessed a rapid expansion of our understanding of the biological roles of cannabinoids and their cognate receptors. It is now certain that Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol, the principle psychoactive component of the Cannabis sativa plant, binds and activates […]

Cannabis as a substitute for alcohol and other drugs

Harm Reduct J. 2009; 6: 35.  Published online 2009 Dec 3. doi:  10.1186/1477-7517-6-35 PMCID: PMC2795734 Cannabis as a substitute for alcohol and other drugs Amanda Reiman1 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Background Substitution can be operationalized as the conscious choice to use one drug (legal or […]